Mayor John Giles to Speak at Kickoff Event for White House Challenge to End Hunger and Build Healthy Communities

March 23, 2023 at 11:36 am
Mayor Giles will speak at the kickoff event for the White House Challenge to End Hunger and Build Healthy Communities at 8 a.m. Arizona time on Friday, March 24, 2023. Other event speakers include Director of Domestic Policy Ambassador Susan Rice,...

Mesa Music Festival Connects Musicians and Industry Pros

March 23, 2023 at 8:51 am
The Mesa Music Festival, happening April 13 through 15, is the premier emerging artist festival in Arizona that will feature one day of conferences and workshops for industry professionals and musicians, followed by two days of free live music. The...

Mesa Celebrates Valley Bike Month

March 20, 2023 at 2:44 pm
Valley Bike Month is quickly approaching. To celebrate, the City of Mesa’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program is hosting two bicycle events – CycloMesa Festival on Saturday, April 1 and Bike to Work Day on Wednesday, April 19.CycloMesa Festival –...

Mesa Summer Pool Passes are Now on Sale at Special Prices

March 20, 2023 at 10:46 am
Summer pool season begins in Mesa on May 27, and pool passes are now on sale at special prices. The passes provide unlimited visits to all City of Mesa pools. Family passes are available for $150. There is also a +1 option for $25 you can add to your...

Mesa Fire and Medical Department Home Safety Device Installation Event

March 17, 2023 at 8:15 am
The Mesa Fire and Medical Department installed 49 grab bars and 161 smoke alarms on Thursday, March 16, 2023, in the Sunrise Vista Mobile Home Park located at 300 S Val Vista Drive. This community was selected due to call volume statistics. In 2022,...

Mesa-Limited Income Seniors Can Save Money on Their Water Bills

March 15, 2023 at 9:23 am
Mesa Limited-Income seniors can save up to $105 annually on their water bills. 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...

More Opportunities to Imagine Tomorrow's Mesa

March 14, 2023 at 11:03 am
Mesa is offering more opportunities for residents to provide input to shape Tomorrow's Mesa, providing a vision and setting future priorities as the City updates its General Plan.The City will offer multiple opportunities for residents to shape...

Volunteers Needed for Events Honoring Legacy of Cesar Chavez

March 13, 2023 at 2:10 pm
Getting involved in the community was a major part of Cesar Chavez’s life. The City of Mesa has several volunteer opportunities to celebrate the legacy of the labor leader, civil rights icon and Arizona native. Pet Microchipping – City of Mesa...

Mesa Police Department's Safer Streets Operation

March 8, 2023 at 7:24 am
During March and April, the Mesa Police Traffic Unit will be leading Operation Safer Streets. This will be a selective enforcement detail targeting driving behaviors that are contributing factors of fatal and serious injury collisions. In 2022, there...

Emergency Rental, Mortgage and Utility Assistance Program Ends in Mesa

March 1, 2023 at 3:34 pm
Mesa’s Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program (ERAP), created in 2020 in response to COVID-19’s financial impact on City residents, has closed with all money spent. The program made a huge difference on the community, helping more than 9,500...

Mesa High School Seniors Encouraged to Apply for Mesa College Promise Program Beginning March 1

February 23, 2023 at 3:33 pm
Mesa high school students can apply for funds and support services of the Mesa College Promise program March 1 through July 15, 2023. Mesa College Promise is a commitment from the City of Mesa to its residents that all eligible graduating Mesa high...

City of Mesa Partners with United Food Bank to Reduce Food Insecurity

February 21, 2023 at 9:58 am
Mesa City Council has approved an agreement with United Food Bank to allocate $5 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) federal funds over three years to help curtail food insecurity. “We know from our partnership with United Food Bank during...

ICYMI: Mayor Announces New Community-Wide "Trees Are Cool" Initiative

February 15, 2023 at 11:52 am
Mesa Mayor John Giles announced the “Trees are Cool” initiative to increase shade across Mesa, lower the urban heat island effect in our neighborhoods and cool our communities during the hot summer months. “Trees are Cool” challenges residents and...

Mesa Launches Initiatives to Get Library Cards to More People

February 14, 2023 at 10:29 am
Mesa City Council has approved a Library Card initiative with Mesa Public Schools that streamlines the library card sign-up process and makes it easier for students to get library cards. The pilot project to start during the online school...

ICYMI - First Lady Jill Biden Visits Mesa to Recognize Success of Mesa College Promise

February 13, 2023 at 2:39 pm
First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona were joined by Mesa Mayor John Giles, Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs and educational administrators at Mesa Community College to recognize the collaborative success of the Mesa...

Fire OPS 101

February 6, 2023 at 4:35 pm
Mesa, AZ – The Mesa Fire and Medical Department and the IAFF Local 2260 welcomed elected officials from the City of Mesa, the Town of Queen Creek, and Superstition Fire & Medical District this morning at the Mesa Public Safety Training Facility...

Dobson Ranch Library Remodel Unveiled in Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

February 1, 2023 at 4:23 pm
Mesa is celebrating the completion of the expansion and renovation of the Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Road. The ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the completion of the most significant renovation at Dobson Ranch Library since it opened in 1987....

Writer in Residence Office Hours and Workshops at Mesa Public Library

January 25, 2023 at 10:08 am
Aspiring writers can get help from a published author to improve their skills at Mesa Public Library. Kelli Donley Williams, local author of “Counting Coup” and “Desert Divide,” is using Mesa Public Library as her public workspace as part of the...

Resident's Guide to Mesa Offers Free Classes to Boost Neighborhoods

January 24, 2023 at 1:52 pm
The City of Mesa’s Community Engagement team launches a citizen program to educate and support neighborhood leaders in improving their communities. The Resident’s Guide to Mesa is a series of free classes to help residents better understand City...

Mesa Mayor John Giles Appointed Chair of Mayors Alliance to End Childhood Hunger

January 18, 2023 at 4:00 pm
Mayor Giles will serve as Chair of the Mayor's Alliance to End Childhood Hunger, a nonpartisan coalition of mayors from throughout the U.S. working to ensure every child has the healthy food they need.

Mesa Business License Special Introductory Pricing Continues in 2023

January 17, 2023 at 4:43 pm
In an effort to encourage registrations for the City of Mesa’s general business license, the application fee will remain $10 through the end of 2023. The application is available at The City approved a $25 fee...

Line of Duty Death Memorial Service

February 1, 2023 at 11:41 am
The Mesa Fire and Medical Department celebrates its rich history as this year marks its 125th anniversary. On Jan. 23, they celebrated the occasion with a proclamation issued by Mesa Mayor John Giles. Today, City officials, department members, and...

ICMYI - Mayor Giles Appears on CBS Face the Nation

January 23, 2023 at 4:07 pm
Mayor John Giles appeared on Face the Nation on CBS Jan. 22, along with the mayors of Miami, New Orleans and Atlanta to talk about several issues, including homelessness and crime, during a roundtable discussion following a meeting of the U.S....

Mesa Celebrates Opening of the Lehi Sports Park

January 12, 2023 at 4:18 pm
Mesa is celebrating the grand opening of the Lehi Sports Park, 2228 N. Center St., Saturday, Jan. 21 at 9 a.m. The public event will include a brief program, a ceremonial “goal kick” and kids playing soccer. “The parks and community facilities in...

Register for Mesa Parks and Recreation Spring Programs

January 5, 2023 at 7:30 am
Although cooler weather prevails, spring will be here soon. Registration begins Monday, Jan. 9 at 8 a.m. for Mesa residents and Monday, Jan. 16 at 8 a.m. for non-Mesa residents for the City of Mesa’s Parks and Recreation spring programs. Youth...


Closure of McKellips Road in the East Valley

March 2, 2023 at 3:56 pm
In the next few days, if you see water running down the Salt River, it may result in the closure of McKellips Road in the East Valley. Learn more by reading the SRP press release.