Council Connection: November 2, 2018
November 2, 2018
Mesquite City Council

City Council to meet Nov. 5

The Mesquite City Council Pre-Meeting will begin at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in Training Rooms A and B at City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave. Work Session will begin at 6 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber, and the Regular Meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Meeting agendas are available online at Meetings are broadcast live at and via Facebook Live.


Mesquite will host Veterans Day events on Nov. 10 and 11

The City invites the public to attend two Veterans Day events in the community. The Veterans Day Celebration is Nov. 10 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at City Lake Park, 403 S. Galloway Ave. The celebration features a complimentary picnic lunch provided by Mesquite Fire Corps and a musical performance by the Dallas Heritage Band. The Veterans Memorial Service is Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. in Heritage Square in Downtown Mesquite. The traditional service features various presentations from local veterans groups.

Mayor's discusses Keep Mesquite Beautiful, Inc. on Community Focus radio show

Listen to Mayor Pickett discuss Keep Mesquite Beautiful, Inc. on KEOM

This month on Community Focus, Mayor Stan Pickett discussed the great programs and services offered by Keep Mesquite Beautiful, Inc. (KMB). KMB Executive Director Paige Swiney also discussed the upcoming Mesquite Recycles Day event on Nov. 10. The drive-through donation and recycling event takes place from 8 a.m. to noon in the front parking lot of Poteet High School, 3300 Poteet Drive. It is free to Mesquite residents. Learn more about KMB and take their community survey by Nov. 9.

Take the Comprehensive Plan survey by Nov. 30

Complete Mesquite's Comprehensive Plan survey by Nov. 30

Join the conversation as we update the City of Mesquite’s Comprehensive Plan - the tool used to plan our community’s future growth, development and revitalization. Take the community survey. City leadership discussed the plan and answered questions during Town Hall Tuesday on Oct. 30. Watch a video of the meeting. View the current plan and more information at

Monte Anderson to speak at Entrepreneurs Day event Nov. 13

Tickets still available for small businesses workshop

Purchase your tickets to the Mesquite Entrepreneurs Day event from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 at The Gathering at Corner Theatre, 214 W. Davis St. Hosted by Mesquite’s Business Retention and Expansion team, the event features a presentation by national speaker and community developer Monte Anderson. Tickets include access to a series of mini workshops and business development resources, as well as interaction with more than 20 experts available for questions, answers and networking. Learn more at

Harvest Festival Barn Dance Nov. 10

Mesquite Arts Center's Harvest Festival Barn Dance is Nov. 10

Enjoy a night of live music, food and dancing at the Mesquite Arts Center's Harvest Festival Barn Dance. The event takes place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at Opal Lawrence Historical Park, 711 E. Kearney St. To purchase tickets, call 972-216-8132.

The Marketplace continues in Downtown Mesquite Nov. 10

The Marketplace continues in Downtown Mesquite Nov. 10

Shop produce, crafts and culinary items from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 in Downtown Mesquite, 150 W. Main St. For more information, visit

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Get your flu shot at the Mesquite Public Health Clinic

Prepare for flu season by getting vaccinated at the Mesquite Public Health Clinic, 1616 N. Galloway Ave., while supplies last. Flu shots are available for $25 each. No appointment is needed. The clinic is open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Clients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call the clinic at 972-329-8326 or visit

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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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