Council Connection: March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019
Mesquite City Council standing in City Hall plaza

City Council to meet April 1 at City Hall

The Mesquite City Council will meet April 1 at City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave. The Pre-Meeting begins at 4:30 p.m. in Training Rooms A and B. The Regular Meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber. Meeting agendas are available at The City broadcasts meetings at and via Facebook Live.

2019 Rodeo Parade flyer

The annual Mesquite Rodeo Parade is April 6

Celebrate 62 years of the Mesquite Rodeo Parade on April 6. Beginning at 10 a.m. the parade winds through Downtown Mesquite with horses, bands and floats. Visit for details.

Mesquite City Council posed near front doors of City Hall

City Council Goal Setting Workshop is April 8

The Mesquite City Council conducts its Goal Setting Workshop on April 8. The workshop begins at 5 p.m. at City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave. in Training Rooms A and B. The City will broadcast the workshop at and via Facebook Live.

Mayor Pickett presenting road sign to Teresa Jackson

City Council celebrates 20 years of Sharing Life Community Outreach

Sharing Life Community Outreach hosted its Founder’s Day event on March 23. Mayor Stan Pickett presented a proclamation to recognize the nonprofit organization for 20 years of supporting families in need with various programs. He also honored Executive Director Teresa Jackson with the announcement that the City will rename Honorary Boulevard “Teresa Jackson Rd” for the month of May.

Jeff Casper pictured with his wife

Dallas Business Journal recognizes Councilmember Jeff Casper

Councilmember Jeff Casper was honored by Dallas Business Journal with a 2019 “40 Under 40” Award. The program recognizes the top 40 North Texas men and women under the age of 40 who represent innovation and excellence in their fields. Read more about Jeff Casper’s award.

Big brother Chief Cato pictured with his little brother

Mesquite Police Department supports Big Brothers Big Sisters 

The Mesquite Police Department supports Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Dallas with several police officers involved in the site-based program at Florence Black Elementary School. Watch this Mesquite Minute video about Police Chief Charles Cato and his role as a big brother.

Mayor praying

Mayor's Annual Prayer Breakfast is May 2

The 16th Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast is May 2. The program and breakfast begin at 7 a.m. at Family Cathedral, 790 Windbell Circle. The free event provides a unique opportunity for community leaders and residents to come together in fellowship on the National Day of Prayer. To register, visit

Special Election May 4 - Proposition A

Special Election is May 4

The City will hold a special election May 4. Early voting is April 22-30. The election is to determine the future use of 171 acres of undeveloped property owned by the City, which is located entirely within the city limits of Balch Springs. For more information on the proposition, visit

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