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Mesa pools open May 25

May 15, 2019 at 4:01 pm
All nine City of Mesa pools will open for the summer beginning Saturday, May 25. The pools open for public swimming at 1 p.m. most days. Skyline and Rhodes will be open on Sundays. For specific pool hours, visit www.mesaparks.com/pools. All pools...

Valley Metro Rail opens new extension to Gilbert Road in Mesa

May 18, 2019 at 12:11 pm
Connections from the East Valley to jobs, schools and entertainment destinations will be two miles closer with the opening of the Gilbert Road Extension on May 18. A public celebration is being held to commemorate this important milestone. The...

Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign begins June 3

May 20, 2019 at 12:13 pm
The 13th Annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign starts Monday, June 3. This year’s goal is to collect 400,000 bottles of water to help people in need during the extreme summer heat.With temperatures about to hit triple digits on a regular basis,...

$300 million Grande Vita project breaks ground in Mesa

May 21, 2019 at 2:15 pm
Grande Vita, A BioCity Campus, has broken ground on a 20 acre, multi-use, campus-style community at Crismon Road and Hampton Avenue in Mesa. This $300 Million project by Khangura Development, will allow seniors to “age in place”. The...

Commercial Metals Company grand opening for CMC Steel Arizona spooler expansion in Mesa

May 23, 2019 at 2:48 pm
Commercial Metals Company (CMC) completed construction and commissioning of a 63,000 square foot expansion and manufacturing line to produce spooled rebar at CMC Steel Arizona, an environmentally responsible micro mill in southeast Mesa."CMC...

Summer pool passes now on sale at special prices

April 1, 2019 at 3:19 pm
Summer pool season begins in Mesa May 25 and pool passes are now on sale at special prices. Family passes are 50 percent off and are available for $113 while individual passes are 20 percent off at $45 if you buy them by May 24. The passes provide...

Mayor's TeenForce needs YOU!

April 2, 2019 at 12:15 am
April 1, 2019Mayor’s OfficeContact: Melissa RandazzoTel. 480-644-3219melissa.randazzo@mesaaz.gov Are you a Mesa teen entering your junior or senior year of high school in August 2019? If so, get a head start on exploring careers with Mayor...

Mesa offers help for electric customers during summer months

April 8, 2019 at 1:00 am
Mesa, AZ – Want to save up to $48 on your City of Mesa summer electric bills? The Energy Resources Department’s Summer Electric Assistance program (SEA) is accepting applications on a first-come, first-served basis for residential customers who...

Register your kids for swim lessons and other summer programs in Mesa

April 9, 2019 at 9:04 am
Summer is nearly here and now is the time to get your kids registered for Mesa Parks and Recreation summer programs, including swim lessons, summer camps, tennis lessons and adaptive sports. You can also register for adult sports programs including...

New title sponsor for Arizona Celebration of Freedom

April 30, 2019 at 5:48 pm
Titan Solar Power is the new title sponsor of the 2019 Arizona Celebration of Freedom, the 10th year for this free event and the “coolest” independence festival in Arizona.“Titan Solar Power has a company culture and philosophy of giving back to...

New early Tyrannosaur sheds light on the evolution of later bone-crushing giants

May 6, 2019 at 9:18 am
The Arizona Museum of Natural History and Virginia Tech announce the discovery and publication of a mid-Cretaceous Period tyrannosaur that significantly contributes to understanding tyrannosaur evolution. The find is important because of the scarcity...

Volunteers needed for 10th Titan Solar Power Arizona Celebration of Freedom

May 7, 2019 at 2:25 pm
Volunteers are needed for the 2019 Titan Solar Power Arizona Celebration of Freedom 4th of July event! This is our 10th year and we plan to make it the biggest and best yet with the help of our volunteers! This event will be full of entertainment,...

2019 Mayor's Youth Committee graduation

May 7, 2019 at 5:13 pm
Congratulations to the 2019 Mayor’s Youth Committee (MYC) graduates! This year, 21 juniors and seniors from public and charter high schools throughout Mesa completed the program that began in September. MYC is made up of an elect group of students...

Blue Star Museums returns May 18 - Sept. 1

May 13, 2019 at 10:50 am
The i.d.e.a. Museum, for the eighth year in a row, will provide free admission this summer to active-duty military families via the Blue Star Museums program. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star...

Mesa announced as finalist for 2019 National Gold Medal Awards in parks and recreation

May 15, 2019 at 12:33 pm
The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is pleased to announce the City of Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department as a finalist...

Desert Challenge Games in Mesa and nearby cities

May 16, 2019 at 1:55 pm
More than 400 athletes from 17 countries will compete in the Desert Challenge Games May 22-26 at Kino Aquatic Center and Broadway Recreation Center in Mesa and at venues in Tempe and Phoenix. The Desert Challenge Games are a multi-day competition for...

The Landing at PMG announces three new tenants

May 16, 2019 at 3:30 pm
Today, CBRE announced three tenants have signed agreements to locate at The Landing at PMG, a soon-to-be-opened industrial subdivision. Collabtech Group, Huesman Brothers Door and Custom Molding, and Russell-Sigler Inc. will locate in the subdivision...

New Falcon Field Airport development offers opportunities for new & expanding businesses

May 16, 2019 at 5:00 pm
A 23-acre development of large aircraft hangars with office and manufacturing space recently announced at Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport will offer significant opportunities for new and expanding aviation businesses.Davcon Aviation, LLC and Mesa...

Upcoming summer camps at AzMNH

May 20, 2019 at 5:52 pm
Schools are almost out for the summer and parents are busy planning how to keep their children entertained during the long summer break. Here at the Arizona Museum of Natural History we have several fun and educational drop-off summer camps.Fun...

Writer in Residence offers free workshops at Mesa Public Library

March 27, 2019 at 12:24 pm
Mesa Public Library is excited to continue our Writer in Residence program in partnership with Arizona State Library. Susan Pohlman will be Writer in Residence from April through June.Pohlman will be offering free writing workshops at Main...

Nominations requested for Historic Preservation Awards

April 29, 2019 at 4:04 pm
The City’s Historic Preservation Board is seeking nominations for Mesa’s Historic Preservation Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Nominations must be submitted by Thursday, May 30 at 5 p.m.The awards, which can be presented to an individual,...

Potato Barn opens its largest store in Gateway area of Mesa

May 10, 2019 at 6:58 pm
A few decades ago, Greg Bongiorno drove into the City of Mesa with little to no money in his pockets. From 1979 until 2002, Greg owned and operated a handful of furniture stores in the valley. In the summer of 2002, Greg Bongiorno took over an old...

Public comment period for Annual Action Plan

May 14, 2019 at 9:16 am
A public comment period is underway through Tuesday, June 11 for the City of Mesa’s proposed Fiscal Year 2019/2020 Annual Action Plan. The plan includes specific activities recommended for funding under the federal Community Development Block Grant...

City of Mesa earns AA general obligation bond rating

April 22, 2019 at 4:42 pm
The City of Mesa’s financials are strong according to both Moody’s and Standard & Poor (S&P) Global credit rating agencies.  S&P raised their long-term rating to AA from AA- on Mesa’s general obligation bonds and reaffirmed...

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