Council Connection: February 8, 2019
February 8, 2019
Mesquite Police Department gives quarterly report

Mesquite Police Department presents quarterly report

Police Chief Charles Cato presented the Mesquite Police Department’s quarterly report to the City Council on Feb. 4. The report provided details on crime statistics, special deployments and crime prevention highlights. Watch the presentation.

Polar Plunge 2019

City Council helps raise $15,871 for Special Olympics Texas

Mayor Stan Pickett, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Tandy Boroughs, Place 6, and Councilmember Greg Noschese, Place 5, joined the community in raising $15,871 for Special Olympics Texas at the Polar Plunge event on Feb. 2. Watch a Mesquite Minute video recap of the event.

Free tax assistance at Mesquite Main Library

Mesquite Main Library hosts free tax assistance program

The Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive, will host free tax assistance for residents. The sessions are Feb. 11 and 25; March 4, 11, 18 and 25; and April 1, 8 and 15. Sessions are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and are on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call the library at 972-216-6220.

Mesquite in Motion: Mesquite Metro Airport

Mesquite Metro Airport continues to expand

Mesquite Metro Airport has completed $2.8 million in improvements. These include an extension of the runway and a new runway lighting system. A recent Texas Aviation Economic Impact Study published by the Texas Department of Transportation reported the airport has a $22.7 million dollar economic impact on the Mesquite community. Watch this episode of Mesquite in Motion to learn more about the airport.

Christina Hickey, Infrastructure Asset Manager

Texas Public Works Association recognizes City employee

The North Central Texas Branch of the Texas Public Works Association named Christina Hickey as 2018 Member of the Year. Christina is the Infrastructure Asset Manager in Mesquite’s Public Works Department. She helps oversee major capital improvement projects for the City including the residential street bond program.

Savannah Sipping Society directed by Dennis Gullion

Mesquite Community Theatre presents "Savannah Sipping Society"

Mesquite Community Theatre presents the comedy “Savannah Sipping Society” at the Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway Ave. The show runs Feb. 15 to March 3. For more information, call 972-216-8132. Purchase tickets at

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