Council Connection: May 24, 2019
May 24, 2019
Mesquite City Council standing side by side in front of City Hall

Watch video replay of May 20 Council Meeting 


Watch a video replay of the Regular Meeting at www.cityofmesquite.com/WatchCouncilMeetings.



City Manager leading public meeting in Council Chamber

Mesquite hosted public education meetings on new single member districts 


City of Mesquite recently hosted three public education meetings to provide the community an opportunity to learn more about the new single member district structure of the City Council and details on the 2019 City Elections. Get details and watch videos of the meetings at www.cityofmesquite.com/2019CityElections.


Employees pouring concrete on road

City Council approves paving rehabilitation for third round of Real. Texas. Roads.


At the May 20 Regular Meeting, City Council approved more than $1.1 million in street repairs for Hoops Lane, Haddock Drive, Cascade Street, Oriole Street, Ervin Lane and the Valley View Heights neighborhood. The repairs are part of the Real. Texas. Roads. street bond program funded by the $125 million bond sale approved by voters in November 2015. For details on the program, visit www.cityofmesquite.com/RealTexasRoads.


Professional photos of Tandy Boroughs and Robert Miklos

City Council appoints Mayor Pro Tem and Deputy Mayor Pro Tem


At the May 20 Regular Meeting, Councilmember Tandy Boroughs was appointed to Mayor Pro Tem and Councilmember Robert Miklos was appointed to Deputy Mayor Pro Tem. Both appointments are one-year terms.


Mesquite Real. Texas. Service. Champions

City honors Real. Texas. Service. employees


At the May 20 Regular Meeting, Mesquite recognized four City employees for their customer service and contributions to the community. The employees honored were: Sydney Paige, Mesquite Animal Services; Mary Wavrusa, Library Services; Jameka Peters, Utility Billing; and Jacob Gallardo, Utilities. Learn more about these employees at www.cityofmesquite.com/ServiceChampions.


Black cat and brown dog lying side by side looking at camera

Mesquite Animal Services seeks public input through survey 


Mesquite Animal Services is working on a new strategic plan. As part of this process, the City is asking for public input by completing a short survey by June 7.


Group of friends covered in mud standing side by side, one friend holding a volleyball

Mesquite offers mud volleyball and more at Summer Sizzle


Mesquite’s annual Summer Sizzle features a mud volleyball tournament plus a variety of Texas-sized yard games from 4 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at Paschall Park, 1001 New Market Road. Gather a team of six and register for the mud volleyball tournament. Teams can register online at www.cityofmesquite.com/SummerSizzle for $50 by June 5. The tournament is for individuals 12 years and older. All competitors receive a complimentary tournament T-shirt.


Neighborhood Services manager shaking hands with resident attending previous neighborhood workshop

Register for the Neighborhood Toolkit Workshop on June 20


Residents are invited to attend a free Neighborhood Toolkit Workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, at Florence Recreation Center, 2501 Whitson Way. Attendees will learn ways to build stronger neighborhood engagement. Register online. For details, contact Yolanda Wilson, Manager of Neighborhood Vitality, at 972-216-6473 or ywilson@cityofmesquite.com


Real. Texas. Service.

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We want to hear from you. If you have a concern or you are experiencing an issue, call City of Mesquite at 972-288-7711 or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/FAQ for assistance.

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