City council
September 6, 2019
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Mesquite to host 9/11 Memorial at Freedom Park

The City of Mesquite invites the public to attend a 9/11 Memorial at Mesquite Freedom Park, 1527 N. Galloway Ave. The event will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The program will include various speakers, presentations by Mesquite Fire and Police Departments, and musical performances by the Mesquite High School Show Choir. Visit for more information about the park. 

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Mesquite names Maria Martinez as new Neighborhood Services Director

The City of Mesquite has announced Maria Martinez as its new Director of Neighborhood Services. She will direct Environmental Code, Neighborhood Vitality, Housing and Community Services, and Mesquite Animal Services. Martinez has spent the previous six years as the Neighborhood Services Manager for the City of Rowlett. Visit for more information.

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Watch the Mesquite Animal Services Strategic Plan presentation

Assistant City Manager Raymond Rivas presented Mesquite Animal Services’ (MAS) five year strategic plan during the City Council Pre-Meeting on Sept. 2. Watch the full presentation featuring recent accomplishments, current goals, and citizen survey results at MAS Strategic Plan.

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Mesquite Neighborhood Services presents quarterly report

Assistant City Manager Raymond Rivas presented Mesquite Neighborhood Services’ Quarterly Report during the City Council/Staff Work Session on Sept. 2. The report covers code enforcement activity during the period of April 1, 2019, through June 30, 2019. Watch the presentation and view the report.

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Mesquite Police Department offers crime prevention tips

The Mesquite Police Department offers residents ways to stay updated on activity in their neighborhood and tips to help make their neighborhood safer. Watch Stay Alert in English or Manténganse Alerta in Spanish to learn more.

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Mesquite Convention and Visitors Bureau earns five state awards

The Mesquite Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) received five awards at the recent Texas Association of Convention and Visitors Bureau’s annual conference for excellence in destination marketing. The Mesquite CVB launched the new website  in April. Visit for more information.

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September Mainstream available online in English and Spanish

The 2019 September issue of the Mainstream is available online through the City’s website. The Mainstream is the City’s monthly newsletter and features Mesquite news, programs, and upcoming events. The newsletter is available in both English and Spanish. The English version can be viewed at The Spanish version can be viewed at

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Mesquite Arts Center’s fall brochure available online

The Mesquite Arts Center is home to performances and programs for people of all tastes and ages. Visit to view events offered this fall and plan something fun today.

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September 50+ Program At A Glance available online

Mesquite offers three active Adult 50+ programs at Evans, Goodbar, and Rutherford Recreation Centers. Each center offers  a  variety  of  programs  and  special events each month. To learn about this month’s activities, view the September 2019 50+ Program At A Glance. For more information, visit or call 972-216-6260.

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Courtyard Concert Series featuring Plunk Murray to be held on Sept. 12

On Sept. 12, the free Courtyard Concert featuring the contemporary Irish folk music of Plunk Murray will be offered. This family-friendly event will be held from 7 - 9 p.m. in the Mesquite Arts Center's Courtyard. Visit for more information on the Courtyard Concert Series.

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Movies in the Park and “Touch a Truck” to be held on Sept. 13

The Mesquite Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to Movies in the Park on Sept. 13 at Paschall Park, 1001 New Market Road, to watch the movie “Incredibles 2.” Pre-show activities begin at 7 p.m., including “Touch a Truck” where various City trucks will be onsite for children to explore. The movie will begin at dusk. Visit for more information.

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Register to vote at certain City facilities through Oct. 4

The Mesquite City Council passed an ordinance to establish designated voter registration sites at certain City facilities. Through Oct. 4, citizens can register to vote at the following locations: the Parks and Recreation Administration Office, 1515 N. Galloway Ave.; the Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive; and the North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive. Watch a brief video on the Voter Registration Program in English or in Spanish for hours of service and more information. Additional information is also available at or by calling the City Secretary's Office at 972-216-6244.

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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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