Funding still available from Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program to help residents impacted by COVID-19

April 12, 2021 at 10:30 am
The City of Mesa continues to accept 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...

Mayor Giles’ State of the City 2021 to be held virtually Wednesday, April 21

April 1, 2021 at 8:36 am
Mayor Giles' 2021 State of the City event will air on Mesa Channel 11 (, YouTube and via Facebook on Wednesday, April 21 from 6-7 p.m. The free virtual event is hosted by Mesa Chamber of Commerce and those planning to tune in are...

Mesa installing downtown kiosks as key part of dynamic citizen engagement platform

April 1, 2021 at 3:09 pm
As part of the City of Mesa’s Smart City strategic plan, the City has partnered with Smart City Media to install ten dual screen smart digital kiosks throughout downtown Mesa and along the light rail corridor east to Gilbert Road. The digital kiosks...

Mesa Celebrates Earth Day and Arbor Day

April 13, 2021 at 11:00 am
While we are still not yet able to safely gather in large groups as in the past to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day, there are still plenty of ways to stay safe and get involved. Earth Day, April 22Fifty-one years ago, Earth Day was founded...

City of Mesa seeks applicants for advisory boards and committees

April 14, 2021 at 3:24 pm
Mesa residents are invited to participate in the process of local government by serving on the City’s volunteer advisory boards and committees. The City of Mesa seeks the knowledge, expertise and experience of its residents to advise, inform and make...

Mesa creates Volunteer Walk of Fame

April 19, 2021 at 10:45 am
As a way to recognize their valuable service to Mesa, the City has created a Volunteer Walk of Fame in downtown Mesa. Temporary yellow stars have been placed along a route through downtown Mesa every six feet. The stars represent the number of...

Mechnano joins ASU Polytechnic Innovation District

March 17, 2021 at 11:35 am
Mechnano has announced its plan to develop an advanced technology lab at the Arizona State University (ASU) Polytechnic campus as part of the ASU Polytechnic Innovation District. The new partnership between Mechnano and ASU will provide unique...

City of Mesa launches

March 22, 2021 at 10:08 am
In February, City of Mesa launched – Your Small Business Toolbox, a FREE comprehensive online toolbox for small businesses to help them start, grow, and find assistance in Mesa. This online resource provides access to critical...

City of Mesa announces Strategic Plan for Addressing Homelessness

March 24, 2021 at 12:45 pm
Mesa's Strategic Plan for Addressing Homelessness, a regional, data-driven approach, is now available.

Mayor Giles’ statement regarding updates to COVID19 restrictions

March 25, 2021 at 2:59 pm
“While I remain an advocate for precautions to mitigate the spread of COVID19, including mask wearing, this can no longer be a legal requirement in the City of Mesa, based on Governor Ducey’s announcement today. The Governor’s Executive Order...

Mesa Hometown Heroes Banner Program

March 30, 2021 at 1:22 pm
Nominations are being accepted through April 15 for the City of Mesa Hometown Heroes Banner Program. The program is a tribute to recognize and honor Mesa residents and their family members who are serving, or are veterans who have served, our country...

Public comment period for Annual Action Plan for housing/community development programs

April 2, 2021 at 8:39 am
A public comment period is underway through Tuesday, April 20 for the City of Mesa’s proposed Fiscal Year 2021/2022 Annual Action Plan. The plan includes specific activities recommended for funding under the federal Community Development Block Grant...

New dinosaur discovered by volunteers at Arizona Museum of Natural History

April 12, 2021 at 10:43 am
Volunteers and Citizen Scientists of the Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH) were recently involved in an exciting new discovery, unearthing a new species of dinosaur from the late Cretaceous. Meet Ornatops incantatus! who lived around 79...

Register for Parks and Recreation summer programs

April 13, 2021 at 9:43 am
Summer and triple digit temperatures will arrive before you know it and now is the time to get your kids registered for Mesa Parks and Recreation summer programs including learn-to-swim swim lessons, aquatic sports teams, summer camps, tennis,...

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,...

The Beer Research Institute expands to Downtown Mesa with Taproom and Old School Arcade

March 3, 2021 at 2:16 pm
The Beer Research Institute, Mesa’s First Brew Pub has just announced that it just signed a lease for 213 and 215 W. Main St in downtown Mesa which will house their new Taproom and Old School Arcade.“We’re very excited to partner with Main Street...

ElectraMeccanica announces plans to establish U.S. base of operations in Mesa

March 16, 2021 at 8:17 am
ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. (NASDAQ: SOLO) (“ElectraMeccanica” or the “Company”), a designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles, today announced that it has selected Mesa, AZ, in the greater Phoenix area, for its U.S. based assembly...

Mesa Arts Center announces National Geographic Live 2021-2022 Subscription Renewals On Sale

March 29, 2021 at 9:49 am
Mesa Arts Center is thrilled to announce the 2021-2022 National Geographic Live Speaker Series. The series will offer audiences stunning imagery and stories from National Geographic's world-renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers, conservationists and adventurers. Season subscriptions to the series are on sale now at