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Mesquite, TX – February 18, 2020 – The City Council has unanimously voted to name a new road after former Mesquite Mayor George Boyce in honor of his lifetime of service to the community. At the Feb. 17 City Council Meeting, Mayor Bruce Archer presented the former mayor with the new George Boyce Drive street sign. To watch the presentation, click here.
George Boyce served the City of Mesquite as Mayor from 1965 to 1973. Before that he served as a community volunteer, on the City Council and as a Municipal Court Judge. As a member of the business community, Mr. Boyce also helped expand the economy through his business ventures and support of economic development efforts.
During the presentation Mayor Archer said, “After Mr. Boyce’s time as mayor he couldn’t get enough. He came back and worked as a city employee in the Engineering and Streets Division for the City of Mesquite and participated in many boards and community activities.”
George Boyce Drive is a new street, just east of Edwards Church Road, being built as part of the Ridge Ranch Development and will provide a secondary entry to Wooley Middle School. To view a map of where the new road is located click here.