al Fresco off Main

January 15, 2021 at 2:57 pm
The City of Mesa and the Downtown Mesa Association are excited to introduce a great way to "extend" patio dining for all of the restaurants in the downtown Mesa area--no matter the restaurant's outside capacity. Al Fresco off Main will be a...

Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program launched to help residents impacted by COVID-19

February 4, 2021 at 1:27 pm
The City of Mesa is accepting applications for the 2021 Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program (ERAP) in response to COVID-19’s financial impact to Mesa residents. Funded through the U.S. Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, the program...

Mesa Open Air allows more businesses to expand outdoors

February 9, 2021 at 9:29 am
It is a creative, healthy and safe way to enjoy our fabulous weather and give Mesa businesses a big boost! The City has started Mesa Open Air, allowing businesses to temporarily move their waiting areas outdoors to parking spots, sidewalks, green...

Arizona Green Business Program launches in Mesa

February 25, 2021 at 10:15 am
Local First Arizona (LFA) is teaming up with the City of Mesa to recognize independently owned businesses that are doing good for the planet through the Arizona Green Business Program. This certification process for Arizona’s locally owned...

City Council approves non-discrimination ordinance

March 2, 2021 at 7:40 am
Mesa City Council has approved a non-discrimination ordinance prohibiting discrimination in employment, housing and places of public accommodation based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation,...

Mesa cyclists - share your ideas to improve cycling culture in the City

December 7, 2020 at 3:34 pm
The City of Mesa’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Program, part of the Transportation Department, is seeking community input on the cycling culture in the community. The annual survey is written to collect data on who is cycling in Mesa; what motivates...

ASU names film school after legendary actor and filmmaker Sidney Poitier

January 25, 2021 at 3:38 pm
Arizona State University (ASU) today established The Sidney Poitier New American Film School, one of the largest, most egalitarian film schools in the country, operating in three cities across Arizona and California. The school, which began as a film...

Mesa Water Resources continues to provide safe, clean, reliable water services and provides this notice of turbidity for your information

February 1, 2021 at 6:19 pm
The Val Vista Water Treatment Plant (WTP) is owned in part by the City of Mesa and operated by the City of Phoenix. The City of Mesa supplies water to customers that is treated at the Val Vista WTP. The City of Phoenix routinely monitors water...

City of Mesa Youth Sports offering new spring programs

February 10, 2021 at 1:41 pm
Registration is underway for Youth Sports programs in Mesa during March and April. This year, there are new clinics for track and field, archery and sand volleyball, which join established programs of Playball Multi Sport Clinic (Grades K-6), Golf...

New "Play Ball" exhibit at Mesa Historical Museum

February 22, 2021 at 10:05 am
The Mesa Historical Museum is proud to announce the opening of its new exhibit Play Ball: The Arizona Spring Training Experience. The exhibit will feature the history of Spring Training, the birth of the Cactus League and Cactus League Hall of Fame,...

City of Mesa mandates strict compliance and enhanced safety protocols on sports tournaments

December 15, 2020 at 3:59 pm
With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Arizona and healthcare facilities reaching capacity, the City of Mesa worked with hospitality, visitor and sports industry leaders on a public health strategy that places new requirements on sports tournaments.

Mesa receiving clean energy from new SRP solar power plant

December 17, 2020 at 1:18 pm
The City of Mesa is among 11 of Salt River Project’s (SRP) largest energy consumers who now have the ability to lower overall carbon emissions by receiving a portion of their energy from the sun. SRP has announced the commissioning of Saint Solar,...

Register for Parks and Recreation spring programs

January 6, 2021 at 10:57 am
Although cooler weather prevails right now, spring will be here before you know it. Registration is underway for Mesa residents for the City’s Parks and Recreation spring programs. Registration for non-Mesa residents begins Jan. 11. Spring programs...

Mesa seeking community applicants for Judicial Advisory Board

January 27, 2021 at 9:50 am
Applications now being accepting from community members for Mesa Judicial Advisory Board

Writer in Residence offers free virtual workshops at Mesa Public Library

February 2, 2021 at 9:29 am
Mesa Public Library is excited to continue our Writer in Residence program in partnership with Arizona State Library. Sheila Grinell will be Writer in Residence through April.Grinell is the founding CEO of the Arizona Science Center, whose "second...


Mayor John Giles signs proclamation requiring face coverings in Mesa

June 20, 2020 at 5:33 pm
In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Mayor John Giles signed a proclamation today requiring, with some exceptions, face coverings to be worn in Mesa. The proclamation is the fourth signed during the state of emergency declared on...