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Our Police & Mesquite Night Out
If you attended Mesquite Night Out, you saw Mesquite Police and other first responders reach out to young people and educate them about public safety. MPD is big on community involvement through Cops and Pops, Shop with a Cop, Grad Night, Golf for Kids, Trunk or Treat – and other fun events.
As the gateway to Southern Nevada from Utah and Arizona, our officers act as the front line and anchor for Clark County. MPD handles more than 22,000 calls a year and over 1,000 custody arrests. These are the same types of calls and crimes that every major city handles. Battery, Burglary, Traffic Collisions, Theft, Fraud, Forgery, Sexual Misconduct, Weapon Offenses, and the occasional Homicide. Felony arrests have risen drastically in the past few years. 

Between 2015 until now, their calls of service incidents in patrol have doubled. 
Animal Control Officers have nearly tripled the number of calls since 2015.
Under the leadership of Chief MaQuade Chesley, this drastic increase in calls and work is being managed without additional employees, which currently number 60 in total (sworn and non-sworn). In future newsletters, I'm going to highlight what each department does.

The hard work and dedication of our police force is why Mesquite is a safe community in which to live -- and why we can be so proud of them.
Nevada Recovery Listening Tour
Nevada State Treasurer Zach Conine visited Mesquite to discuss how best to distribute $2.7 billion of funds from the American Rescue Plan that will be allocated to the state. Treasurer Conine and Governor Steve Sisolak developed "Every Nevadan Recovery Framework" which has identified four categories for investment -- Basic Needs, Community, Economy and Quality of Life. They want to hear directly from Nevadans on how best to spend this money in each community. That's why the Treasurer embarked on a listening tour.

Those in attendance offered numerous ideas such as child care support, mental health services, affordable housing, additional police, fire and emergency medical technicians, a new fire station, water studies, more recreational opportunities for children and the like.

Do you have a suggestion? Go to and submit your ideas or scan the QR code to leave a comment. Please offer one idea per submission. All suggestions will be reviewed and considered.
Congressional Office Hours
Congressman Steven Horsford’s staff will be holding mobile office hours in Mesquite on Wednesday, Oct. 6 from noon until 4 p.m. at the Mesquite Recreation Center, 100 W. Old Mill Road.

Congressman Horsford’s staff will be helping constituents who need assistance with a federal agency -- for example, tax issues, Social Security and Medicare benefits, or Veterans Administration claims.

The event is open to the public. Call 702-963-9360 for more information.
Restaurant Re-Opening
The Terrace Restaurant at Wolf Creek has re-opened after its re-seeding hiatus. Wolf Creek is upgrading its service to create not just the ultimate golf experience but the ultimate dining experience too. Diana Emerson is the head of food and beverage services and she is improving service and developing signature drinks and new desserts. The restaurant is open daily 6 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with dinner on Fridays and Saturdays from 5:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. They also accommodate banquets and weddings.
Martine Green, Deputy City Manager
Martine Green was recently promoted to Deputy City Manager after having worked at City Hall for the past three years as Executive Assistant to the Mayor and City Manager. Prior to that, she worked as a paralegal at Barney, McKenna and Olmstead. Martine also had a 35+ year career as a real estate broker, escrow, loan officer and sales manager, which is why she is able to manage the city's land deals so efficiently. Martine loves to golf and purchased land to build her new home on the second day she visited Mesquite. I applaud her promotion and appreciate her legal and real estate expertise.
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