Bruce Archer

Current Term Expires: November 2021

Mailing Address
City of Mesquite
P.O. Box 850137
Mesquite, Texas 75185-0137


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Real Estate Agent

Mesquite resident since 1976
Spouse: Christi
Children: Bryson Anthamatten, Jaici and Jayden Fowler
Father Elland Archer was City Attorney from 1970 - 1988

Associates Degree in the Arts and Sciences from Eastfield College
Bachelor of Science in Ministry and Leadership from Dallas Christian College

City of Mesquite
City Councilmember – 2014 – 2019
Mayor – 2019 – Present
Alcott Logistics Station Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 14
Gus Thomasson Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 8
Heartland Town Center Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 11
IH-20 Business Park Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 12
Mesquite Health Facilities Development Corporation
Mesquite Housing Finance Corporation
Mesquite Industrial Development Corporation
Polo Ridge Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 10
Rodeo City Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 1
Skyline Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 7
Spradley Farms Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 13
Town East/Skyline Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 9
Towne Centre Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 2

Hanby Elementary Site Base Committee
Motley Elementary Site Base Committee

Past Memberships
Mesquite Historical Commission: July 1994 – Dec. 1995
Planning & Zoning Commission/Capital Improvements Advisory Committee: Oct. 1997 – Jan. 2000
Mesquite Library Advisory Board: Dec. 2008 – July 2010
Board of Adjustment: Aug. 2010 – Dec. 2013
Automated Traffic Signal Enforcement Advisory Committee: Sept. 2010 – Dec. 2013

A Long Time in the Making

Bruce Archer's family legacy, longtime civic service led him to the mayor's office.
Source: Make It Mesquite
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Mayor’s Radio Program

Mayor Bruce Archer hosts programs on KEOM 88.5 FM, the local radio station operated by the Mesquite Independent School District. Listen to the program here.

Mayor Bruce Archer featured on MSEB Live episode

Mayor speaks at the DRC's Leadership Alumni Association

On May 5, 2021, the DRC's Leadership Dallas Alumni Association had an opportunity to connect with three regional Mayors from Arlington, Mesquite and Plano. Mayor Bruce Archer from the City of Mesquite discussed his four campaign pillars and how the city worked to meet those goals.

Story Time with Mayor Bruce Archer

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