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Mesa Breaks Ground for Northeast Mesa Public Safety Facility

December 5, 2022 at 1:10 pm
Mesa city leaders have broken ground on the Northeast Mesa Public Safety Facility, 1333 N. Power Road, that will house a combined fire station and police substation. Funding for the much-anticipated project derives from the voter-approved 2018 Public...

Santa Making Several Visits to Merry Main Street

December 1, 2022 at 10:08 am
Santa Claus will be getting away from the North Pole a few times this holiday season to visit downtown Mesa and join in the Merry Main Street festivities. Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick will be taking Christmas wishes and be available for photos from 5 p.m. to...

Dobson Ranch Library Closing Dec. 3 for Two Weeks for Construction

November 30, 2022 at 10:23 am
Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Road, will be closed for renovations beginning on Saturday, Dec. 3 and continuing through Saturday, Dec. 17. Regular hours are expected to resume on Monday, Dec. 19.The library closure is part of the final phase...

New and Like-New Book Sale at Mesa Public Library

November 28, 2022 at 2:32 pm
Get gift-quality books at amazing prices! Mesa Public Library’s New & Like-New Book Sale runs Monday, Nov. 28 to Saturday, Dec. 31, at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. Every genre of book will be available for sale, including a great selection...

Celebrate the Holiday Season with Merry Main Street in Downtown Mesa

November 17, 2022 at 9:48 am
Mesa’s Merry Main Street is a great way to celebrate the season! The annual east valley holiday tradition returns to downtown Mesa for the eighth consecutive year with several new attractions. Merry Main Street starts on Nov. 25 and continues through...

Mesa and Water Agencies Unite to Reduce Demands on the Colorado River

November 16, 2022 at 12:56 pm
Today the City of Mesa partnered with several water agencies and providers throughout the West in a joint Memorandum of Understanding to protect the Colorado River system. Mesa has pledged continued commitment to water conservation, reducing water...

Mesa City Council Updates Fireworks-Related City Code

November 16, 2022 at 10:27 am
The Mesa City Council approved updates to the Mesa City Code regarding the permissible use of fireworks. The changes align the City code with recent changes made by the State of Arizona while strengthening Mesa’s fireworks enforcement efforts....

Mesa Named One of Top Digital Cities in U.S.

November 15, 2022 at 10:08 am
Mesa has made the top 10 list among cities with populations of 500,000 or more in the Center for Digital Government’s 2022 Digital Cities Survey and is the highest-ranked Arizona city in that category. This is the sixth consecutive year Mesa has made...

Ironman Arizona returns: route through northwest Mesa to the Beeline Highway

November 10, 2022 at 5:30 pm
Ironman Arizona will return to Tempe and Mesa on Sunday, Nov. 20. The event will run from Tempe Town Lake through northwest portions of Mesa from at 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (roadway restrictions will be extended prior to and following the event for...

Mesa Encourages Limited Income Seniors to Sign Up for Water Rate Discount Program

November 9, 2022 at 10:22 am
The City of Mesa’s Limited Income Senior Rate Program (LISR) is a residential utility assistance program that provides a 30 percent discount on the water service rate, one of the key water rate components on a customer’s bill. For the most common...

Have a Merry Breakfast and Give Back to Mesa Youth

November 7, 2022 at 12:21 pm
Tickets go on sale Thursday, Nov. 10 for Breakfast with Santa, a jolly event for the whole family! Proceeds from the breakfast benefit the youth and adaptive programs of the Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department.The event will...

Mesa Earns Golden Prospector Award from AAED for Deal of the Year

October 31, 2022 at 11:35 am
The City of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development was recently awarded the Golden Prospector Award for Economic Development Deal of the Year from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) for Mesa’s attraction of Meta’s 396-acre, 2.5...

ASU at Mesa City Center Grand Opening

October 28, 2022 at 6:54 pm
ASU at Mesa City Center in downtown Mesa celebrated its grand opening in a two-day event Oct. 28-29 bringing together community members, Mesa city leaders and ASU faculty, students and staff.ASU at Mesa City Center is a joint project between the...

New Public Transit Comes to Mesa

October 24, 2022 at 10:02 am
The Fiesta Buzz is a free neighborhood circulator provided by the City of Mesa, connecting the Fiesta District, Asian District, and Mesa Riverview. The circulator travels the route in a northbound/ southbound direction every 30 minutes. Travel time...

ICYMI - Maricopa County Provides More Than $9 Million in Emergency Rental Assistance to Local Cities, Including Mesa

October 20, 2022 at 12:36 pm
Residents facing eviction in Glendale and Mesa can once again apply for financial assistance for rent and utilities thanks to a vote by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. The County will immediately provide a total of $9.193 million in funding...

Mesa Police Department Awarded Six Highway Safety Grants

October 18, 2022 at 11:50 am
The Mesa Police Department’s Traffic Unit was formally awarded six Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS)grants for fiscal year 2023. These grants will help support the Mesa Police Department’s mission and commitment to DUIenforcement and to...

New Law Regulating Short-Term Rentals in Mesa

October 18, 2022 at 7:29 am
Mesa City Council has approved an ordinance regulating short-term or vacation rentals of less than 30 days. The new ordinance changes the Mesa City Code and follows the approval of a new state law that gives cities more flexibility to regulate...

Register for Adult Sports in Mesa

October 17, 2022 at 11:20 am
Adult sports programs are a great way to stay active while having fun with friends and building community. Registration is underway for Recess for Adults and begins soon for several adult recreational and competitive women’s, men’s and corecreational...

Mesa Celebrates Legacy of Cesar Chavez With Honorary Street

October 11, 2022 at 6:34 pm
As Mesa unites to celebrate Hispanic Heritage, City officials recognize the accomplishments of labor leader, civil rights icon and Arizona native Cesar Chavez. Mesa unveiled the honorary street signs that would identify as Calle Cesar Chavez, a one...

Murals Celebrate Mesa's Asian District's Cultures, Commerce and Community

September 26, 2022 at 10:40 am
Three new murals are going up in the Asian District, Mesa, AZ - a one-mile stretch on Dobson Road in West Mesa, roughly between Main Street and Broadway Road. Artists are creating works featuring iconic symbols, animals and flowers tied to many Asian...

Mesa’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program announces Move Safe Public Service Announcement Contest

September 22, 2022 at 9:53 am
Get your cameras ready! The City of Mesa’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program announces the first Move Safe Public Service Announcement (PSA) Contest. Starting September 30th Mesa students (and homeschoolers!) ages 12-18 are invited to create a 30-second...

Donate Trees in City Parks and Support Mesa Climate Action Plan

September 20, 2022 at 12:21 pm
Mesa offers easy ways to add more trees and shade in City parks and support our Climate Action Plan to proactively and responsibly protect and conserve Mesa’s environment and natural resources.Mesa’s Tree Donation Program allows you to pay for...

Mesa Water Customers are Encouraged to Forgo Fall Overseeding

September 15, 2022 at 7:19 pm
The fall season is the time of year when many residents, businesses and homeowner’s associations (HOAs) decide whether or not to overseed their lawns. In light of the worsening conditions on the Colorado River, the City of Mesa is encouraging all...

Mesa Mourns the Passing of Former Mayor Keno Hawker

October 21, 2022 at 3:12 pm
Mesa is saddened by the passing of former Mayor Keno Hawker. Originally from Janesville, Wisconsin, Keno served as a Councilmember and Mayor of Mesa. He earned a degree in finance from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and a Masters of...

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