Council Connection: January 3, 2020
January 3, 2020
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Plan for spring events at Mesquite Arts Center

Mesquite Arts Center (MAC) is home to performances and programs for people of all tastes and ages. Check out the 2020 Spring Brochure and plan something fun. Learn more about the MAC at

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Atmos Energy offers assistance to gas bill customers

Need help paying your natural gas bill? Atmos Energy customers may have access to funding for past due debt, deposits and service charges. Learn about available options by meeting with a representative between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13, at Sharing Life Community Outreach. Learn more.

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Serve your neighborhood as a Mesquite Code Ambassador

A quality neighborhood begins with engaged neighbors. If you live in Mesquite, you can advocate for quality neighborhoods by volunteering as a Mesquite Code Ambassador. The program enlists the help of resident volunteers to identify specific code violations throughout Mesquite. The next Code Ambassadors orientation takes place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Mesquite Arts Center. Learn more.

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Drive Like Your Family Lives Here

Classes resume for Mesquite ISD students on Tuesday, Jan. 7. As kids soak up the last days before school starts, remember to stay alert, obey traffic signs and slow down when driving in residential areas. Learn more about safe driving in Mesquite.

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Book a ride using the STARNow mobile app

Need a ride? Download STAR Transit's new mobile app, STARNow. Riders can book and pay for same-day trips including the new mobility-on-demand service in designated areas of Mesquite and Terrell. STARNow is available on App Store and Google Play. Riders also can book trips by calling 877-631-5278.

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Read the latest Road Report

The latest edition of the Road Report is available online. The report offers updates on ongoing road construction projects throughout Mesquite including residential streets in the Real. Texas. Roads. program.

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January Mainstream available online

The January edition of Mainstream is available online. Mark your calendar for Parks and Recreation programs, Mesquite’s annual Neighborhood Summit and the 2020 Census.

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Contact Us

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

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