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Welcome to AboutMesquite.com. Our commitment is to bringing the City of Mesquite, Texas, surrounding communities of Garland, Sunnyvale, Terrell, Forney and Balch Springs residents the most up to date information on current events, community life and many great resource links.

 

Latest Water News for Mesquite Area
11/1/14 - WATERING UPDATE

 


 

Mesquite announces twice per month outdoor watering beginning November 1st.

The restrictions in Mesquite limit outdoor watering by residents and businesses with sprinklers or irrigation systems to twice monthly between November 1 and March 31, 2015.  MORE

No watering between 10AM and 6PM

As of 11/23 Lake Lavon is Down 12.77 feet
As of 11/23 Lake Ray Hubbard is Down 10.26 feet

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Water Updates:
Oct 23 - NTMWD Initiates Stage 3 "Seasonal" Water Press Release
Jun 5 - MUST READ - Texas Water IQ - Please Read
May 29 -
North Texas Municipal Water District Executive Director Calling For "ALL-IN TOGETHER" To Conserve Our Water Supply Turn OFF Your Automatic Sprinklers - Press Release

   
 
Frequently Called City Of Mesquite Phone Numbers
Main Number .............. 972-288-7711
Animal Services .............. 972-216-6283
Building Inspection .............. 972-216-6212
Environmental Code .............. 972-216-6276
Parks and Recreation .............. 972-216-6260
Planning and Zoning .............. 972-216-6216
Trash Collection/Recycling .............. 972-216-6284
Street/Alley Repair .............. 972-216-6282
Water Billing .............. 972-216-6208
Water Leaks/Sewer Back-ups .............. 972-216-6278
   
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11/21 - Mesquite high among area schools competing for culinary glory - Click Here
   
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This Month's Tip - It is now Tornado Season - Five tips to stay safe during and after tornadoes - MORE

Nov. 29 - MESQUITE: Texas Motorsport Expo and Auction Mesquite Expo Hall at Rodeo Center. www.texasmotorsportexpo.com 972/289-7723

Nov. 28-29 - MESQUITE: Texas Longhorn Shootout This indoor, open-wheel dirt track race features top Midget, Mini-Sprint and Go-Kart drivers from throughout the region. Mesquite Arena. www.longhornshootout.com 817/988-7423

Nov. 22-23 - MESQUITE: Dallas Gem and Mineral Show Rodeo Centre Exhibit Hall, 1800 Rodeo Drive. www.dallasgemandmineral.org

Nov 7 - Dec 6 -  MESQUITE - Mesquite Community Theatre presents "A Tuna Christmas" by Ed Howard, Joe Sears, Jaston Williams and directed by Dennis Guillion. In this hilarious sequel to Greater Tuna, it's Christmas in the third smallest town in Texas. Radio station OKKK news personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report on various Yuletide activities, including hot competition in the annual lawn display contest. In other news, voracious Joe Bob Lipsey's production of "A Christmas Carol" is jeopardized by unpaid electric bills. Many colorful Tuna denizens, some you will recognize from Greater Tuna and some appearing here for the first time, join in the holiday fun. Audiences who have and who have not seen Greater Tuna will enjoy this laugh filled evening.

Nov 2-28 - MESQUITE - Texas Area Artists Exhibit Annual Award and Holiday Hues 2014 in the Main Gallery. The annual exhibition features more than 20 original works of art by Texas Area Artist members. Hours are Monday through Friday 8a – 5p and during performances Location : Main Gallery at Mesquite Arts Center Address : 1527 N. Galloway, Mesquite TX

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Highlights of 7/26 - Chili Cook Off at Duck Creek - More

12/27 - West Tawakoni, TX - 1st Annual Son of American Legion Legion Post #517. Held at 236 W State Hwy 276, West Tawakoni, TX. CASI rules apply. Entry fee $20, turn in 1:00PM. Chili Grind Only. Beans entry fee $5.00, turn in 12:00PM, 50/30/20. 50/50 drawing. Contract Larry @ 903-450-5541 or American Legion 903-447-4247. Robin McPeters 214- 803-3447

11/28-29 - Terrell, TX - 2nd Annual Thanksgiving CCO Held at 8975 CR344, 9 miles north of Terrell off Hwy 80 & FM 429 north, 7 miles north on FM 429, turn right on CR346 and left on CR344 about 1 mile on right. Entry fee $20 turn-in 1 PM. Chili grind only. Benefits Heath High School Robotics Team. RSVP for free hookups with Pee Wee 214-882- 4836. Cooks party Friday night, also see next day cookoff on Saturday. CASI rules apply. Contact Larry Wampler 903-450-5541 roadwrkcb@aol.com.

11/22 - Burleson, TX - Cooter Browns 2nd Annual Fall CO Held at Cooter Browns Bar, 473 E Renfro St. Benefits Allstar Equestrian. Ist place chili wins painted stove. Plaques for 1-3 for chili, first place in show. Drink specials for all chili team members. Entry fee $20 turn-in 1 PM. Chili grind only. CASI Rules Apply. Contact Brittany Lozier 817-295-3471, Benny Hay 817-706- 2779

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