Council Connection: November 8, 2019
November 8, 2019 
Outside of Mesquite City Hall during evening

2019 Municipal Election results

City of Mesquite announced the results of its 2019 Municipal Election. The City will host a special meeting to canvass election results and conduct an oath of office ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave. Following the meeting, there will be a public reception at City Hall. View election results and more information.

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Mesquite Police Department presents quarterly report

Police Chief Charles Cato presented Mesquite Police Department’s quarterly report at the Nov. 4 City Council Work Session. Watch the presentation.

Members of Operation Forever Free pictured with Mayor Stan Pickett holding $15,000 mock check

Operation Forever Free donates to Mesquite Veterans Memorial

At this week’s Council meeting, Operation Forever Free presented a $15,000 donation to the Mesquite Veterans Memorial. The groundbreaking ceremony for the project takes place during the annual Veterans Day Celebration at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at City Lake Park, 403 S. Galloway Ave. Learn more at

Renderings of future Urban Logistics Realty industrial park

Mesquite approves development agreement for mixed-use project and industrial park

City Council approved two major developments this week. Spradley Farms, LTD, will develop approximately 652 acres for more than 2,500 single-family homes and commercial components. Council also approved an incentive agreement with Urban Logistics Realty for a new industrial business park, Urban District 30. Read more.

Screen shot of mobile phone screen using STARNow request ride function

STAR Transit launches new STARNow app

STAR Transit released its new STARNow mobile app this week. Riders can download STARNow on the App Store and on Google Play. The app allows riders to book and pay for same-day trips, working in conjunction with the new Mobility-on-Demand service in designated areas of Mesquite and Terrell. Riders also can book trips by calling 877-631-5278. Learn more about STARNow.

Mayor Stan Pickett speaking at Entrepreneurs Day 2018

Mesquite Entrepreneurs Day is Nov. 12

Mesquite Entrepreneurs Day is Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 4-8 p.m. at Mesquite Arts Center. Activities include mini workshops, resource tables, collaboration sessions and business networking. Registration is $20 per person and includes dinner. Learn more and register at

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Mesquite Community Theatre presents "Fruitcakes"

Purchase your ticket to a fun-filled evening of holiday cheer. Mesquite Community Theatre presents “Fruitcakes,” a moving story of alienation, understanding and reconciliation. Show times are available Nov. 22 through Dec. 15 at Mesquite Arts Center. Learn more and purchase tickets at

Two young girls smiling at camera during a holiday event in Mesquite

November Mainstream is available online

This month's Mainstream is available online. Plan ahead for Christmas in the Park, winter camps for kids and various programs at Mesquite Arts Center. The Mainstream newsletter is available in English and in Spanish.

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