Council Connection: April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019
Mesquite City Council standing side by side in front of City Hall

City Council to meet April 15 

Mesquite City Council meets at City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave. The Pre-Meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. in Training Rooms A and B. Work Session begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber followed by the Regular Meeting at 7 p.m. View meeting agendas at The City broadcasts meetings at and via Facebook Live.

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Watch video replay of City Council Goal Setting Workshop

On April 8, the City Council held a Goal Setting Workshop to discuss a variety of issues. These included the fiscal year 2020 budget and strategic objectives. Watch a video replay of the entire workshop at

Neighborhood Services Manager shaking hands with smiling resident during a neighborhood leadership meeting

Neighborhood Leadership Workshop scheduled April 18

The Mesquite Office of Neighborhood Vitality will host a Neighborhood Leadership Workshop on April 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rutherford Recreation Center, 900 Rutherford Drive. Participants will learn how to conduct a neighborhood meeting and share community engagement ideas. Register online or call 972-216-6473.

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2020 Census jobs available 

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Apply for a variety of temporary jobs, including census taker, recruiting assistant, office staff and supervisory staff. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number and be a U.S. citizen. To apply, visit

Female lifeguard in black swimsuit holding red lifeguard float around her as she watches children play in pool

Mesquite is hiring lifeguards

The Parks and Recreation Department is hiring lifeguards for the 2019 summer season. City pools open May 25, and starting pay is $9.25 per hour for a first-year lifeguard. For details on this job opportunity, watch our recruitment video or visit

Mayor Pickett leading prayer at podium with "Pray for America" slide on projector behind him

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 Proposition A

Special Election is May 4

City Council has called for a special election to ask citizens to consider a proposition to sell City-owned property located in Balch Springs and for the sale proceeds to be used for parks and recreation facilities in Mesquite. Election Day is May 4 and Early Voting is April 22-30. For more information on the proposition, visit

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Contact Us 

We want to hear from you. If you have a concern or you are experiencing an issue, call City of Mesquite at 972-288-7711 or visit for assistance.

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