City Council
July 12, 2019
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City Council to meet July 15 at
City Hall 


Mesquite City Council meets on Monday, July 15, at City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave. The Pre-Meeting begins at 4 p.m. in Training Rooms A and B. The Regular Meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber. Meeting agendas are available online at www.cityofmesquite.com/CouncilAgenda. Meeting broadcasts can also be viewed at www.cityofmesquite.com/WatchCouncilMeetings and via Facebook Live. Support the Spread the Love summertime campaign to help children living in food insecure environments, by bringing a jar of peanut butter and jelly to the meeting. All donations benefit Sharing Life Community Outreach and Mesquite Social Services.


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Voter registration at certain City facilities to begin on July 15


The Mesquite City Council recently passed an ordinance to establish designated voter registration sites at certain City facilities. From July 15 through Oct. 4, citizens can register to vote at the following locations: the Parks and Recreation Administration Office, 1515 N. Galloway Ave.; the Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive; and the North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive. Visit www.cityofmesquite.com/2019CityElections for hours of service and more information.


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Town Hall Tuesday to be held on
July 16


The City’s budget will be featured at the Town Hall Tuesday on July 16 at 7 p.m. in the Training Rooms at City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave. Attendees can learn about the City budget and operations, and have the opportunity to offer input as the City Council prepares for their annual budget retreat to plan the Fiscal Year 2020 budget. Visit www.cityofmesquite.com/TownHall for more information.


Good morning america

Good Morning America visits the Mesquite Championship Rodeo


On July 9, the Mesquite Championship Rodeo hosted a free public rodeo to welcome Good Morning America (GMA) as they toured must-visit Texas destinations on their Big Summer Road Trip program. Watch the GMA broadcast.


City Lake Park

Mesquite City Lake Park receives Texas Historical Marker


The Texas Historical Commission has recognized City Lake Park as a significant part of Texas history by awarding it an Official Texas Historical Marker.  The designation honors the site as an important and educational part of local history. A dedication ceremony will be held on July 17, 10 a.m., near 200 Parkview Street. The public is invited to attend. Visit www.cityofmesquite.com/CLPmarker for more information.


Budget Workshop

City Council Budget Workshop to be held on July 19


The City Council Budget Workshop for Fiscal Year 2020 will be held on July 19 at 8 a.m. in Training Rooms A and B at Mesquite City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Avenue. The workshop is open to the public and can also be watched live at www.cityofmesquite.com/WatchCouncilMeetings. View the meeting agenda online at www.cityofmesquite.com/CouncilAgenda.


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City Council candidates can file for office beginning July 22


The first day City Council candidates can file to be placed on the ballot for the November 5 election is July 22. For more information or to obtain a Candidate Packet, visit www.cityofmesquite.com/2019CityElections or call the City Secretary Office at 972-216-6244.


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STAR Transit to hold July 22
public meeting 


On July 22, STAR Transit will hold a public meeting to obtain citizen input regarding transportation in Mesquite, including changes to the Mesquite COMPASS route and the addition of Mobility on Demand. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway Ave. Transportation to the meeting is available within the Mesquite city limits. Call 877-631-5278 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to schedule a ride. Visit www.cityofmesquite.com/TransitMeeting for more information.


workshops

Next small business workshop to be held on July 23


A series of workshops for the small business owner or dreamer called “Entrepreneurship to the Fourth Power” is currently being offered. The next session, Money: Where it is and How to Get It, will be held on July 23, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m., at Mesquite City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave. The cost is $10 per session and includes refreshments and all materials. For more information and to register, visit www.MesquiteEcoDev.com/Events or call 972-216-6446.


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Support the Mesquite Veterans Memorial project 


The Mesquite Veterans Memorial is a community-based project to raise awareness and funding for the design and construction of a new memorial to honor all military veterans and their families. Watch this brief video to learn more about the project. For further details or to make a tax-deductible donation to support the project, visit www.MesquiteVeteransMemorial.org


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Learn more about Mesquite Animal Services free barn cat program


Mesquite Animal Services' new barn cat program allows you to adopt a free feral cat to provide natural pest control around your property. A feral cat is an un-owned domestic cat that lives outdoors and avoids human contact, but is extremely helpful in reducing pests in the environment. In return, adopters provide daily food and water as well as appropriate shelter. All feral cats are sterilized and vaccinated before released. Watch the latest Hey, Mesquite! to learn more about the program.


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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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