mesquite city council
March 23, 2018
2017 charter election

Mesquite announces Special Charter Amendment Election

The City of Mesquite will hold a Special Charter Amendment Election on May 5. Early voting begins April 23 and ends May 1. For information on proposed changes to the City Charter, voting dates, voting locations and more, visit In 2017, the Mesquite City Council approved a review of the City Charter and the creation of a Charter Review Committee. The Charter is the governing document of the City of Mesquite. Based on the results of public input meetings, the City Council voted to place proposed changes to the City Charter before the voters. For more information on the City Charter review process and the Charter Review Committee Report, visit

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Mesquite to hold public hearings on proposed changes in public transportation

The City of Mesquite will hold its second public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, to discuss proposed changes in public transportation for the City of Mesquite Passenger Shuttle (COMPASS) service. The hearing will take place in Training Rooms A and B at City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave.  An additional public hearing will take place during the Regular City Council Meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 2. The intent of the proposed schedule adjustment is to better match ridership patterns tracked over the past several years. Each public hearing will include a brief presentation by City staff followed by a public question and comment session. Transportation is available to the public hearings. Call 877-631-5278 to schedule a ride. Space is limited. Watch a video broadcast of the public hearing held on March 19.

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NTMWD chlorine maintenance underway through March 26

Annual chlorine maintenance of the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) water delivery system is underway. NTMWD is conducting its annual 28-day water system maintenance of its Wylie, Tawakoni and Bonham water delivery systems. Maintenance will conclude on March 26. During the water system maintenance, tap water remains safe for use and consumption. Residents who are sensitive to changes in the water may notice a stronger taste or smell of chlorine. View more information and frequently asked questions.

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Mesquite Rodeo Parade will take place on April 7

Horses, bands and floats will wind through downtown Mesquite during the 61st Annual Mesquite Rodeo Parade at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 7. The community wide event brings together civic clubs, churches, community groups, sports teams and schools. The parade will follow its traditional route starting on Belt Line Road at Newsom Road, proceeding through downtown Mesquite and ending on Galloway Avenue at New Market Road. View a map of the parade route at Learn more by calling 972-216-6499.

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Register for the Trash Bash cleanup event on April 14

Keep Mesquite Beautiful (KMB) will host its semi-annual Trash Bash at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 14. The deadline to register is 5 p.m. on April 6. Volunteers can register online at or by calling 972-329-8331Trash Bash check-in will begin at 9 a.m. in front of City Lake Aquatic Center, 200 Parkview St. During check-in, groups may choose an area of the city to clean or be assigned one by KMB. Please note each group is responsible for transportation to and from their assigned cleanup locations. Following the cleanup, groups may return to the meeting location in front of City Lake Aquatic Center to enjoy free lunch and music.

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Northbound Galloway lane closure at US-80 

The Texas Department of Transportation has closed the right lane of northbound North Galloway Avenue just south of US-80 until April 13. The lane will be closed from 9 a.m. until approximately 3 p.m. on weekdays, and will be open the rest of the time. The closure will begin just south of Williams Chicken to the intersection of US-80 frontage road. The closure is for the replacement of the directional island for the right turn lane and sidewalk ramps. For more information, contact Project Manager Willie Bolden at 214-319-3585 or

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Portions of Scyene Road and Berry Road closed through fall 2018

Portions of Scyene Road and Berry Road will be closed through this fall due to the Scyene Road reconstruction project and construction of Ashley Furniture Industries South Central Distribution and Fulfillment Center. Detour maps are available at and Learn more about the road closures by watching this episode of Mesquite in Motion.

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Contact information to report bikes used in share programs

The City of Mesquite is working to address bikes abandoned in our community from the use of local bike share programs. If you see a bike from one of these companies that needs to be picked up, please use the contact information to report the bike. View contact information.

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Report road damage and other city service requests online

The City of Mesquite makes it easy to report road damage, service requests and ask general questions online. Visit and complete the online form. This will allow City staff to track their progress and provide updates to the citizen on the status of their request. The same online form is available on the City’s mobile app. Choose the Citizen Request icon to access a link to the form. The MesquiteTX mobile app is available on the App Store and Google Play.

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We want to 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 for assistance.

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