Mesquite, TX – Nov. 17, 2022 – With the holiday shopping season approaching, the City of Mesquite is encouraging citizens to shop local and shop Mesquite. Shopping at businesses and eating at restaurants in Mesquite helps business owners and the local economy. As residents shop in Mesquite, their money goes to work in Mesquite. Sales tax revenue makes up more than 25% of the City’s general fund.
That fund provides the financial resources for most City services provided to residents and their families. The largest portion of the general fund is public safety, which includes the Mesquite Police Department, Mesquite Fire Department and 911 Dispatch. The fund also supports Mesquite Animal Services, the Parks and Recreation Department, and a variety of quality-of-life programs.
Worried about traffic? The City continues to promote alternate driving directions to shoppers for key destinations in Mesquite, such as Town East Mall, with the www.cityofmesquite.com/ShoppingRoutes webpage. The page offers ways to shop more and drive less by using different roads to travel and avoid traffic.
This holiday season, shop local, dine local, and buy local. Learn more about shopping local at www.ShopMesquiteTX.com.