Council Connection: November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018
City Manager Cliff Keheley

Watch new budget year video message

Watch the new video on the 2019 Fiscal Year budget hosted by City Manager Cliff Keheley. The four-minute video highlights the new services and programs to be provided to the community. For the 10th consecutive year, the City Council did not raise the property tax rate for the City’s general operation and maintenance.

Mesquite City Council

City Council to meet Dec. 3

The Mesquite City Council Pre-Meeting begins at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in Training Rooms A and B at City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave. The Work Session begins at 6 p.m in the City Hall Council Chamber. The Regular Meeting begins at 7 p.m. Meeting agendas are available online at Meetings are broadcast live at and via Facebook Live.

Mesquite Police Department Santa Cop Toy Program

Donate toys for local children at the Dec. 3 City Council meeting

Support the Santa Cop Toy Program by bringing a new, unwrapped toy to the Dec. 3 Council meeting. Members of the Mesquite Police Department (MPD) will accept donations during the Regular Meeting in the City Hall Council Chamber. You also can drop off donations through Dec. 12 in the MPD lobby, 777 N. Galloway Ave. Learn more about the program or make a monetary donation at

Andew Morris discusses Raising the Bridge in this episode of Mesquite Minute

Mesquite highlights Raising the Bridge youth organization

Watch this episode of Mesquite Minute to learn about Raising the Bridge. Raising the Bridge is a nonprofit organization that serves at-risk youth in Mesquite. The organization provides life skills, mentoring and training to kids ages 12-18. In partner with City of Mesquite and several local groups, Raising the Bridge also coordinated the construction of our city’s first community garden.

Downtown Mesquite, Texas est. 1887

Downtown Mesquite debuts new logo

Downtown Mesquite is creating new excitement, is getting new infrastructure, and now, has a new logo. Downtown Mesquite revealed its new logo on Nov. 27 at the City’s annual Christmas on the Square event. Read more.


City of Mesquite Road Report

November Road Report available online

The November 2018 Road Report is now available online at The report provides status updates on road reconstruction projects throughout Mesquite. View an interactive map and information on all current and future transportation projects at

Shop more, drive less

Shop more, drive less with alternative shopping routes

Use alternative shopping routes in Mesquite this holiday season to spend less time in traffic and more time doing the things you enjoy. Visit to view maps offering alternative travel routes to your favorite shopping, dining and entertainment destinations. The maps are also available using the Shopping Routes feature on the free MesquiteTX mobile app.

Don't pour fats, oils and grease down the drain

Don't pour fats, oils and grease down the drain

Watch our "Defend You Drains" video. Don't ruin your holiday with expensive plumbing repairs and backups. Fats, oils and grease (FOG) is the residue left over from cooked meat, butter, sauces, oil and dairy products. FOG and debris poured down drains can cause expensive sewer backups, especially during the holidays. Defend your drains this season with a few simple FOG disposal rules

Mesquite Fire Department patch

Mesquite Fire Department is accepting applications through Jan. 18, 2019

The Mesquite Fire Department is accepting online applications for firefighters through Jan. 18. The next entrance exam takes place Feb. 16, and starting salary is $61,908.84 per year. Applicants must be between ages 21 and 35 and must be a citizen of the United States. View additional qualifications and more information.

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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 for assistance.

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