Mesquite City Hall at dusk
December 13, 2019
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Council District 1 runoff election is Dec. 14

Election Day is Saturday, Dec. 14, for Mesquite City Council District 1. City Council will hold a special meeting Dec. 26 to canvass election results. View polling locations and more information.

Mesquite City Hall at dusk

City Council meets Dec. 16

Mesquite City Council meets Dec. 16, at City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave. The Pre-Meeting begins at 5 p.m. in Training Rooms A and B, followed by the Regular Meeting at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber. View meeting agendas online. The City broadcasts meetings via Facebook Live and at

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Special City Council meeting to discuss crime Dec. 17

The City Council will hold a special council meeting Dec. 17, at City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave to gather public input regarding crime in the community. If you are unable to attend, the City broadcasts meetings via Facebook Live and at

KidsQuest Playground opens Dec. 14

New KidsQuest playground opens Dec. 14

KidsQuest Playground reopens with a celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Debusk Park. From 10 to 11:30 a.m., volunteers may assist with installing personalized pickets. The opening ceremony begins at noon followed by a free lunch at 12:30 p.m. Festivities conclude at 2 p.m. and the playground officially opens for play. Read more about KidsQuest 2.0.

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Library presents Ugly Sweater Cookie party Dec. 14

Wear your best goofy garments and join us for an Ugly Sweater Cookie Party from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 14, at the Mesquite North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive. This free event is open to the whole family. Decorate cookies and enjoy activities as we celebrate winter festivities. Call 972-681-0465 for more information.

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Window Wonderland Contest voting starts Dec. 20

Voting for Downtown Mesquite’s Window Wonderland window decorating contest starts Dec. 20. Follow @downtown_mesquite_tx on Instagram to vote for your favorite window décor from Dec. 20 to Dec. 21. We will announce the winners at our Carols and Cocoa event at 6 p.m. Dec. 21 at Heritage Square in Downtown Mesquite, 223 W. Davis Street.

Diane Wright and Mayor Bruce Archer

Mayor Archer proclaims Dec. 7, 2019 Diane Wright Day

On Dec. 7, 2019 Mayor Bruce Archer honored Diane Wright for her distinguished service to the arts and the Mesquite community. Wright was raised in Mesquite and first became a member of the Mesquite Arts Council in 1984. Read More.

Mesquite CVB receives the Partner of the Year Award from the Hotel Association

Mesquite CVB earns Partner of the Year Award

The Mesquite Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) was presented the 2019 Partner of the Year award by The Hotel Association on Dec. 7. This award signifies the engagement, involvement and contribution the team has demonstrated in the hotel, tourism and hospitality industry. The Mesquite CVB has transformed their opportunities to promote tourism and bring tourists to Mesquite at an astounding level.

Shop more, drive less with alternative shopping routes in Mesquite

Shop more, drive less with alternative shopping route

Use alternative shopping routes in Mesquite to spend less time in traffic and more time shopping for loved ones this holiday season. Visit to view maps offering travel routes to your favorite shopping, dining and entertainment destinations. Click here to see the impact sales tax has on funding city programs and services.

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December Mainstream is available online

This month’s resident newsletter called the Mainstream is available online in English and in Spanish.

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