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Mesquite City Manager Andy Barton to Hold Community Forum

posted by Joy Eastwood   [ updated ]


Community members are invited to meet with Andy Barton, Mesquite City Manager, at 8:00 am Thursday, January 26. This open forum will be held at Mesa View Regional Hospital located at 1299 Bertha Howe Ave. This is an opportunity to ask questions, voice your concerns or just meet the City Manager.  

Contact person: Joy Eastwood, Executive Assistant to Mayor and City Manager

Telephone number: 702-346-5297

Email address: jeastwood@mesquitenv.gov 

Website address: www.MesquiteNV.gov

“KICKS” FC MESQUITE SPRING SOCCER

posted Jan 10, 2017, 3:59 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jan 10, 2017, 4:00 PM ]


FC Mesquite is proud to announce registrations for Youth Soccer for Boys and Girls ages 3 – 13 (the child can be 3-13 years old turning 4-14 during the soccer season which is 4-1-17 – 5-6-17). The program is scheduled to begin in the spring, April 1, 2017.  Registrations will be on-line through their affinity system. fcmesquite.com 

·       Registrations will start ASAP and run through – February 28, 2017.

·       Uniforms will be submitted for Final order on March 3, 2017.

·       There is an early bird discounts until January 31,2017

·       First Game April 1, 2017

·       fcmesquite.com (REGISTRATION)

The deadline to register is Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 6:30pm.  If spots are available after the registration deadline, those wanting to fill the available positions, spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 

The purpose and/or goals of the youth programs with-in the City of Mesquite Leisure Services Department and FC Mesquite, KICKS Organization is to provide a program where all kids can learn to play and then gain the confidence and desire to keep improving! The youth can learn the fundamentals of a sport and learn sportsmanship through participation. The ultimate goal is to encourage skill development and foster a positive attitude. 

The “KICKS” program relies on volunteer parents to make the magic happen!  If you would like to be a Coach, a Referee, Concessions attendant or Volunteer in any capacity with the League, please inquire with the Leisure Services Department, as there is a form you must fill out. We appreciate everyone’s involvement and dedication to the program and to the youth of the valley. 

If you are interested in finding information on CLUB Team tryouts and more KICKS info please visit their website:   www.fcmesquite.com and on www.facebook/fcmesquiteKICKS

 For more additional information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road

ADULT SPRING SOFTBALL LEAGUES

posted Jan 10, 2017, 3:49 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jan 10, 2017, 3:50 PM ]



The City of Mesquite is currently taking team registration for all adult leagues. Registrations must be made in person at the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services Administrative Offices, located at 100 West Old Mill Road. Registration is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be aware that you may only register one team and that no spots will be held over the phone. We cannot hold checks or cash for any reason, so please have your sponsor’s or personal check when registering.

 

  • Adult Co-ed Softball Fall League begins February 28, 2017. (Games played on Tuesday Nights) League includes a 10-14 games schedule (depending on the amount of teams signed up), and a post-season tournament.  Modified USSSA co-ed rules apply; players must be 16 or older to participate. Deadline to register a team is February 20, 2017 (Men will use wood bats and Women will use sanctioned composites bats)

 

  • Adult Men’s Softball Fall League begins March 1, 2017. (Games played on Wednesday Nights).  League includes a 10-14 games schedule (depending on the amount of teams signed up), and a post-season tournament.  Modified USSSA rules apply; players must be 16 or older to participate. Deadline to register a team is February 20, 2017

 

Late sign-ups will not be accepted for any of these sports and there will be no exceptions made after the deadline. 

 

A sport application/team registration form must be filled out by all team sponsor and/or coach before the deadline in order for your team to acquire a spot or position in any of the adult sports league ran by the City of Mesquite Department of Athletics & Leisure Services.

 

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road.

 

Recycle your Christmas Tree’s

posted Dec 13, 2016, 2:59 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Dec 13, 2016, 2:59 PM ]


The Mesquite Department of Athletics and Leisure Services is going to help you turn your tree into mulch during the Christmas Tree Recycle Program.

 

The Department of Athletics and Leisure Services is going to recycle your Christmas tree’s for FREE from December 27, 2016 to January 13, 2017.  “We are looking to becoming a greener community every day and by us recycling your Christmas trees and turning them into mulch can help the City save money and use the mulch were its needed”  said by Randy Laub, Parks Superintendent.

 

The location where the community can drop off there tree’s will be in the parking lot of Field # 3 of Pioneer Park Ball Fields.

 

We ask of the community that you make sure that all ornaments, lights and any metal of any kind are removed from the trees before the recycling process begins.

 

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road. 

Virgin Valley Little League Baseball & Softball

posted Dec 13, 2016, 2:49 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Dec 13, 2016, 2:49 PM ]


Youth Baseball/Softball for Boys & Girls is scheduled to begin March 27, 2017, for Girls Softball and Boys Baseball ages 4 - 13.  The deadline to register is Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 5:00pm. Registrations are being taken now. If spots are available after the registration deadline, those wanting to fill the available positions Spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

·                 Registrations. December 5, 2016 – March 4, 2017

·                 Skills Day/Combine, March 4, 2017 @ Virgin Valley High School Fields

·                 11:00AM Minors 8-10 Years Old, Boys & Girls

·                 12:30AM Majors 11-12 Years Old, Boys & Girls

·                 2:00PM Juniors 13-14 Years Old, Boys & Girls

·                 Player Draft Day, March 6, 2017 (Coach’s Only) Girls Softball

·                 Player Draft Day, March 7, 2017 (Coach’s Only) Boys Baseball

 

If there is any one that is interested in coaching, umpiring, concessions or volunteering please inquire with the Leisure Services Department or Virgin Valley Little League there is a form you must fill out, we appreciate everyone’s involvement and dedication to the program and especially the youth of the valleys’.

 

“The purpose of youth programs in the City of Mesquite Department of Athletics & Leisure Services is to guide boys and girls through an organized program,” said Zach Robison, Recreation Coordinator. “Youth can learn the fundamentals of a sport and learn sportsmanship through participation. The ultimate goal is to encourage skill development and foster a positive attitude.”

 

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road. 

Dutch Oven Cooking with Sam

posted Dec 13, 2016, 12:40 PM by Aaron Baker

The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum and Virgin Valley Historical Society are teaming up to host a Dutch oven cooking event. Local Dutch oven aficionado Sam Reber will share his knowledge and great Dutch oven cooking skills on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 1 to 3 at the Pavilion behind the Museum.

Come and learn one of the ways early settlers prepared their food. This is a free, family activity. Participants are encouraged to bring something to sit on.

For more information about this event and the Museum,call (702)346-5705, find us on Facebook at MesquiteNVMuseum or stop by the Museum at 35 W. Mesquite Blvd. The Museum is
open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Knapping, Not Napping

posted Nov 28, 2016, 3:04 PM by Aaron Baker   [ updated Nov 28, 2016, 3:05 PM ]

Flint Knapping - Beginners Part 1

On Saturday, Dec. 10 from 11 to 2 at the Pavilion east of the Museum, Kelly Beeson and Brent Hughes will teach community members how to knap. This unique talent can be used to make arrowheads and other rock tools.

“We really appreciate Kelly and Brent sharing their time and talents with the public. This is always such a fun activity,” said Museum Coordinator Elspeth Kuta.

The activity is for those age 15 and older, and requires some hand strength. Since the activity will be outside, attendees are encouraged to bring something to sit on. Historically, this activity has been very popular. Consequently, interested parties are invited to call the Museum at (702) 346-2394 for a reservation.

During the event, Beeson will also share her knowledge of the early Native Americans, who travelled through this area.

For more information about this event and the Museum,call (702)346-5705, find us on Facebook at MesquiteNVMuseum or stop by the Museum at 35 W. Mesquite Blvd. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The above video provides a some basic information about knapping.



City Council Meeting Cancellation Notice

posted Nov 22, 2016, 3:49 PM by Aaron Baker


Due to the holidays, the City Council has cancelled the following regularly scheduled meetings.

Technical Review
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time: 1:30 PM

Regular City Council
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM

The City Council will reconvene its scheduled meetings for the Technical Review on Tuesday, January 3, 2017; 1:30 p.m. and the Regular City Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 10, 2017; 5:00 p.m.

For additional information regarding the 2017 Mesquite City Council meeting schedule, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 702-346-5295.

Mesquite Airport Master Plan Meeting

posted Nov 22, 2016, 3:38 PM by Aaron Baker   [ updated Nov 22, 2016, 3:39 PM ]

A public informational meeting will be held on December 8, 2016 at 3:00 PM at the City of Mesquite City Hall, Council Chambers located at 10 East Mesquite Boulevard, Mesquite NV.

Representatives of the City will be present to discuss the Mesquite Airport Master Plan Update project.

A copy of the meeting agenda and associated backup material can be viewed at www.mesquiteap.com

Architectural Review Committee Volunteer Needed

posted Nov 15, 2016, 9:49 AM by Aaron Baker

A vacancy is opening up soon on the City’s Architectural Review Committee (ARC). The ARC reviews building plans, landscaping plans, sign permits, and fence / wall permits in the Mesquite Technology and Commerce Center and the Downtown Central Business District. The committee meets approximately once a month on an as-needed basis to review development activity in these areas.

Interested volunteers should have some knowledge of, or background in architecture, landscape architecture, design, construction, engineering, real estate or business. Those interested in making application to volunteer for this position should visit the City’s Website at:
http://www.mesquitenv.gov/city-government/volunteering and print out the Volunteer Application. Submit the completed application to the City Clerk’s office. And you will be contacted when the applicants are reviewed.

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