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Public Information Act Requests

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is dedicated to educating the public and governmental bodies of their rights and responsibilities under the Public Information Act (PIA). You have the right to make a public Information request of Mesquite ISD. All public information requests must be made in writing. The district's public information coordinator is General Counsel Scott W. Thomas.

Note that Mesquite ISD's regular business hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays. Per Texas Attorney General Opinion OR-2014-13943 (2014), WL 4693043, requests received after the close of business will be considered received as of the next business day*.

*Designated Non-Business Days for Public Information Requests

2023 & 2024 Non-Business Days

October 9 - 12, 2023
November 20 - 22, 2023
December 27 - 29, 2023
January 2 - 4, 2024
March 11 - 14, 2023
December 27, 30 - 31, 2024

2023 & 2024 National Holidays

Jan. 1, 2023  | Jan. 1, 2024
Jan. 16, 2023  |  Jan. 15, 2024 (3rd Mon. in Jan.)
Feb. 20, 2023  |  Feb. 19, 2024 (3rd Mon. in Feb.)
May 29, 2023  |  May 27, 2024 (last Mon. in May)
July 4, 2023  |  July 4, 2024
Sept. 4, 2023  |  Sept. 2, 2024 (1st Mon. in Sept.)
Nov. 11, 2023  |  Nov. 11, 2024 
Nov. 23, 2023  |  Nov. 28, 2024 (4th Thurs. in Nov.)
Dec. 25, 2023  |  Dec. 25, 2024

2023 & 2024 State Holidays

Jan. 19, 2023  |  Jan. 19, 2024
March 2, 2023  |  March 2, 2024
April 21, 2023  |  April 21, 2024
June 19, 2023  |  June 19, 2024
Aug. 27, 2023  |  Aug. 27, 2024
Nov. 24, 2023  |  Nov. 22, 2024 (Fri. after Thanksgiving)
Dec. 24, 2023  | Dec. 24, 2024
Dec. 26, 2023  |  Dec. 26, 2024

Alternative Ways to Submit a Public Information Request

If you are unable to submit a request using our online system, a written request should reasonably identify the records needed and should indicate a mailing address, phone number, or other means to contact the requestor.

Written requests may be submitted by:

  • Emailing the request to piarequest@mesquiteisd.org
  • Mailing the request to:
    Scott W. Thomas
    General Counsel 
    Mesquite ISD
    3819 Towne Crossing Blvd.

    Mesquite, TX 75150
  • Making the request in person during normal business hours at the above address.

Be advised that there may be a charge for requested information. For more information on the Texas Public Information Act, click here to go to the Texas Attorney General's Website.

Link to Public Information Act Information Request Form (optional)

*Click here for a printable list of 2023 and 2024 designated non-business days for Public Information Act Purposes. This list includes State and National Holidays.