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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....

Mesa Calls On Residents to Imagine Tomorrow’s Mesa

February 1, 2023 at 2:29 pm
Mesa asks residents, businesses and stakeholders to provide input to shape Tomorrow's Mesa. Every ten years, the City updates its General Plan, as mandated by the State of Arizona. Public participation and community input shape this effort, providing...

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...

I Love Mesa Day Brings Free Concerts, Movies and Family Fun to Downtown Mesa

January 26, 2023 at 4:39 pm
I Love Mesa Day is back on Saturday, Feb. 25 with a full day of family fun! The City of Mesa and Downtown Mesa Association are partnering to bring free concerts, movies and mostly free activities to downtown. The much-anticipated daylong celebration...

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...

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 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 mesaaz.gov/business/licensing. The City approved a $25 fee for the...

11th Annual Mesa Marathon to return Saturday, February 4, 2023

January 17, 2023 at 12:00 am
Mesa, AZ - The 11th annual Mesa Marathon, presented by Mountain Vista Medical Center, will return to Mesa, Arizona on Saturday, February 4, 2023. The race has a new finish line ending at Riverview Park this year, bringing some additional changes for...

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...

Public Meetings to Discuss Housing Instability in Mesa

January 11, 2023 at 2:53 pm
The City is hosting an additional virtual community meeting to assist with developing its HOME-ARP Allocation Plan, a required planning document for the use of federal funds to tackle housing instability issues:Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 6 p.m. to 7...

Volunteers Needed for Point-In-Time Homeless Street Count

January 9, 2023 at 2:05 pm
The City of Mesa is looking for volunteers to participate in the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) 2023 Point-In-Time Homeless Count on Tuesday, Jan. 24, from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m. Volunteers will meet at Salvation Army, building 3, 241 E. 6th...

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...

Mesa Celebrates the Swearing-in of Newly Elected Councilmembers

January 4, 2023 at 8:29 pm
On Wednesday, Jan. 4, community leaders and residents gathered at the Mesa Arts Center's (MAC) Virginia G. Piper Theater to witness the swearing-in of Mesa’s newly elected City Councilmembers. Councilmembers Jenn Duff, Alicia Goforth, and Scott...

Abigail O’Brien Joins Mesa Government Relations Team

January 3, 2023 at 1:57 pm
After eight years on Capitol Hill, longtime Arizona congressional staffer Abigail O'Brien is heading back to her home state to join the City of Mesa Government Relations Team. She will serve as Government Relations Manager primarily focused on...

Donations Needed for ABC Program in Mesa

December 21, 2022 at 2:30 pm
Mesa residents can make a better community by helping people in need during the holiday season and year-round. Mesa’s ABC: A Better Community utility donation program provides shelter, meals, and other essential services to Mesa children, families,...

Mesa Recognizes Employee Excellence

December 14, 2022 at 3:59 pm
Mesa recognizes three employees who have gone above and beyond their duties to help residents or businesses. The Exceptional Customer Service Awards were presented during the City’s quarterly mid-managers meeting. City manager Chris Brady surprised...

Mesa Celebrates Opening of Workforce Center @ Mesa

December 8, 2022 at 1:56 pm
Workforce Center @ Mesa has officially been launched, offering Mesa residents, many with significant barriers to employment, the workforce services and activities needed to get jobs. The new center, located within the existing MesaCAN building at 635...

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...

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 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...

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...

ICYMI - ElectraMeccanica Celebrates Commissioning of New Manufacturing Facility and Corporate Headquarters in Mesa

December 12, 2022 at 2:38 pm
ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. (NASDAQ: SOLO) (“ElectraMeccanica” or the "Company"), a designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles revolutionizing the urban driving experience, together with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, Mesa Mayor John Giles, the...

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