Council Connection
October 6, 2017
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Sounds in the Square to be held October 7

Sounds in the Square free concert will be held on Saturday, October 7, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in Heritage Square, located at 223 W. Davis Street. The 10-piece salsa band Lara Latin will be featured, plus salsa dancing and a kid's piñata break. Refreshments may also be purchased from Shorty's BBQ Food Truck.


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Online Charter Survey seeks resident input through October 13

The Mesquite Charter Review Committee is seeking input from residents about the City of Mesquite Charter through an online survey. The committee is currently reviewing the City’s Charter and will prepare a report for the City Council’s consideration. The online survey will be available through October 13 at www.cityofmesquite.com/Charter. The Charter Review Committee will review the input received from the survey and incorporate those findings into the final report to the City Council.


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Treasures Barn Sale to be held October 13 and 14

Historic Mesquite, Inc.'s (HMI) Treasures Barn Sale will be held Friday, October 13, and Saturday, October 14, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Opal Lawrence Historical Park, 711 E. Kearney Street. Admission is free and open to the public. In addition, a Treasures Preview Party will be held from 6 - 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 12. Preview Party tickets are $20 each and give attendees first rights to sale items, plus refreshments, live and silent auctions, and entertainment. Only 100 Preview Party tickets are available. To purchase tickets, call the HMI office at 972-216-6468.


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Real. Texas. Heroes. Celebration to be held on October 15

Join the Mesquite community on Sunday, October 15, from 4 - 5 p.m. at the Mesquite Police Department, 777 N. Galloway Avenue, to celebrate and honor Mesquite's first responders. The event will include remarks and prayers from community leaders, as well as musical performances. Complimentary ice cream, courtesy of Blue Bell Creameries of Mesquite, will also be served following the ceremony.


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Mesquite offers water
conservation tips 


On October 1, Mesquite water and sewer rates increased. This increase is a direct result of increasing costs passed onto customers by our water supplier, the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD). The City of Mesquite empathizes with customers’ frustrations and wants to help them keep their bill as low as possible. There are steps water customers can take to conserve water and save money. Visit www.cityofmesquite.com/ConservationTips for more information plus videos on proper lawn irrigation. In the meantime, the City of Mesquite will continue to seek a water rate structure with the NTMWD that is fair and equitable.


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September 2017 issue of The Road Report available online

The September 2017 issue of The Road Report is now available at www.cityofmesquite.com/RoadReport. The report provides status updates on ongoing road construction projects throughout Mesquite, including the Real. Texas. Roads. program. The webpage also offers project videos with additional information and onsite visuals.


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Mesquite offers wildlife information and safety tips

As Mesquite continues to grow, reports of bobcats, coyotes, raccoons and feral hogs in the city have increased. Information to help residents understand and co-exist with these animals can be found on the City’s website at www.cityofmesquite.com/Wildlife. Visit www.cityofmesquite.com/AnimalConcern  to report an animal incident or call Animal Services at 972-216-6283. Call 911 if the animal is acting aggressively or you are in immediate danger.


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Let us hear from you. If you have a concern or are experiencing an issue, please contact the City of Mesquite at 972-288-7711 or visit the City’s website at www.cityofmesquite.com/CitizenRequest for assistance.

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