Council Connection: May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019
Mesquite City Council members standing side by side in front of City Hall

City Council to meet June 3 at City Hall


Mesquite City Council meets on Monday, June 3, at City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave. The Pre-Meeting begins at 4:30 p.m. in Training Rooms A and B. The Work Session begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber followed by the Regular Meeting at 7 p.m. Meeting agendas are available at www.cityofmesquite.com/CouncilAgenda. The City broadcasts meetings at www.cityofmesquite.com/WatchCouncilMeetings and via Facebook Live.


Black cat and brown dog lying down next to each other looking at camera

Give your input on Mesquite Animal Services strategic plan


As Mesquite Animal Services develops a new strategic plan, we seek your input. Give your feedback in this short survey through June 7.


City Manager Cliff Keheley speaking to residents during public meeting in May

New information on single member districts and 2019 City Elections available online


City of Mesquite 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, view maps and watch videos of the meetings at www.cityofmesquite.com/2019CityElections.


Two women playing a Texas-size game at Summer Sizzle 2018

Summer Sizzle is June 8


Mesquite’s annual Summer Sizzle is Saturday, June 8, from 4 to 10:30 p.m. at Paschall Park, 1001 New Market Road. The event features family-friendly activities, a variety of Texas-sized yard games, music and a fireworks show. Admission and parking are free. Three tickets for the Kids Activity Zone will be presented to attendees who bring a jar of peanut butter and/or jelly to the information booth (limited to one donation per child) to support the Spread the Love campaign.


Entrepreneurship to the Fourth Power: A four-part small business workshop series

Mesquite offers workshops for small business owners beginning June 18


A series of workshops for the small business owner will begin June 18 with a session on business planning. The series is offered by the Mesquite Business Retention and Expansion Partnership in conjunction with the Small Business Administration and the Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center. For more information and to register, visit www.MesquiteEcoDev.com or call the City’s Economic Development Department at 972-216-6446.


Neighborhood Services manager shaking hands with resident at 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.


Severe Weather Safety: Think. Prepare. Act.

Be weather aware - Think. Prepare. Act.


When severe weather strikes, every second counts. The Mesquite Office of Emergency Management encourages residents to Think. Prepare. Act. Be weather aware and know the weather hazards in your location. Be prepared by having multiple severe weather warning systems, such as a weather radio or mobile app on your smartphone. Remember, outside warning sirens are meant only to warn people who are outdoors. Act quickly when severe weather threatens. Go indoors immediately, stay away from windows and go to an interior room. Visit www.cityofmesquite.com/SevereWeather for more safety information.


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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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