Board votes 3-2 to raise water rates

It was a marathon meeting Tuesday night as the Virgin Valley Water District Board members and staff trudged through four hours to settle several agenda items. The board approved the allowance of up to $25,000 go to Forsgren & Associates to … [Read more...]

Council has two major decisions for Tuesday night

In Tuesday’s City Council Technical Review meeting, which lasted all of nine minutes, there will be some interesting things to look forward to at the February 10 regular council meeting. Among the items is one that would approve a temporary c … [Read more...]

New Citizen’s Committee formed to recall Edwards

Assemblyman Chris Edwards (Assembly District 19) has been in the news this past week over reports of extortion investigations. His recent actions as the legislature prepared to go back to session have also triggered some of Mesquite’s residents to t … [Read more...]

Council and City Staff set goals for next 12 months

On January 29 the Mesquite City Council held its second and final all day goal setting meeting.  The meeting was moderated by Randy Robison, the Director of State Legislative Affairs for Century Link. The purpose of the sessions was to create a … [Read more...]

Mesquite Exit 118 Interchange Launches Facebook Page

The City of Mesquite launched a Facebook page designed to inform community members of the latest information related to the Mesquite Exit 118 Interchange project on January 20. Each week the page, located at … [Read more...]

Water District to hold public hearing on rate increases

A Public Hearing will be held prior to the Board of Directors consideration of a rate increase for the Virgin Valley Water District on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. in the District Office located at 500 Riverside Road, Mesquite, Nevada … [Read more...]

State of the City: Deciding what Mesquite wants to be

Tuesday night’s council meeting saw an attendance a little larger than normal as Mayor Al Litman was to give his State of the City Address after the regular agenda items. For those agenda items, which all three passed, included a property t … [Read more...]

City Council Forms Committee to Study Incentives

During January 13, 2015 City Council meeting, the Council formed an ad-hoc committee to study the City’s the role in economic development incentives.  Citizens are invited to submit their application to be part of the committee. Mayor Allan Litman … [Read more...]

Congressman Hardy’s Mil/VA rep in Mesquite Today

Congressman Cresent Hardy’s military and veterans affairs representative, Charles Navarro, will be at the Mesquite Veterans Center, 840 Hafen Lane today from 1-4 p.m. Mr. Navarro will be offering assistance with VA claims, veteran programs inf … [Read more...]

Sunday morning accident takes out light poles and trees

Residents in the area of Turtleback Road and Pioneer Boulevard, near the United Methodist Church, Sunday may have awoken to the sound of a crash and several people yelling. According to police reports, at approximately 3:42 a.m. Sunday morning, … [Read more...]