City of Mesa News

Artful Play exhibition coming to Mesa's i.d.e.a Museum

The i.d.e.a Museum in Mesa is hosting the “Artful Play! Games & Toys” exhibition June 15 through Sept. 9.

Aerialsphere helps Mesa officials promote economic development opportunities

The City of Mesa Office of Economic Development has launched, which is a virtual reality tool offering a bird’s-eye view of Mesa's business district.

Mesa to host international cybersecurity conference

The SOURCE Conference 2018 Southwest Cybersecurity and Information Security Event will be held at the Mesa Convention Center Feb. 26 to March 1.

Mesa's i.d.e.a Museum to host spring break camps

The i.d.e.a. Museum in Mesa is inviting young people to plan to spend their spring break at the museum's Mini Maker and Wonder Camps, which are two hands-on STEAM programs for children ages 4 to 9.

Mesa official reappointed to National League of Cities post

Mesa District 6 Council member Kevin Thompson has been appointed for a third term on the Community and Economic Development Federal Advocacy Committee, which is part of one of the nation's largest organizations dedicated to advocacy for strengthening cities, towns and villages.

CPA Jones named to Mesa Board of Adjustment

Mesa CPA Christopher Jones has been appointed to the City of Mesa Board of Adjustment.

Mesa celebrates $7.9 million renovation of Pioneer Park

After an eight-month closure that included a $7.9 million renovation project, Mesa's Pioneer Park has reopened with features such as a multi-story playground and a splash pad with 15-foot-high water wall -- the first of its kind in Arizona.

Mesa to offer sponsorship space on fire and rescue fleet

In the wake of facing nearly $3.7 million in budget cuts, the Mesa Fire and Medical Department has developed a private/public partnership that allows businesses to sponsor messages on fire trucks and other department equipment to offset their budget loss.

Mesa asks residents to recycle Christmas trees

As the holidays wind down, the City of Mesa is sponsoring a "Treecycle" program and offering residents several 24-hour sites throughout the city where they can drop-off their Christmas trees to be recycled.

Mesa celebrates century of electric and natural gas service

The City of Mesa is celebrating its 100 years of providing electric and natural gas service to its residents with a series of utility box artwork depicting an “energizing theme.”

Mesa water supply is safe despite some areas experiencing cloudy water, city says

The city of Mesa is warning its water customers in certain areas of the city that they could see some cloudiness in their water supply through January but that the water supply remains safe.

Mesa opens registration for winter recreation programs

The city of Mesa has opened registration for its winter recreation programs for youth and adult sports teams.

Mesa honored for employee wellness program

The city of Mesa has received recognition from the world’s largest provider of employee-assistance programs for its employee health and wellness program.

Mesa expects over 1,000 volunteers on Make a Difference Day

The city of Mesa expects more than 1,000 volunteers to participate in a variety of community-service projects as it celebrates National Make a Difference Day.

City of Mesa accepting applications for Hometown Heroes Banner Program

The city of Mesa is seeking applications for its Hometown Heroes Banner Program, which honors Mesa residents who are serving in the U.S. military through banners displayed in the city.

Mesa's Office of Economic Development earns accreditation

The city of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development recently earned accreditation from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), making it one of 60 economic development organizations to meet the standards for accreditation.

House of Refuge executive director reflects on Mesa community's support

The executive director Mesa-based nonprofit House of Refuge recently thanked City Council members for their support during the organization's severe loss of funding last year.

New industrial facility expected to draw aerospace, defense business to Mesa

The city of Mesa recently broke ground on a 150,000-square-foot speculative industrial facility in the Falcon Field District, which it hopes will draw significant aerospace and defense businesses.

Arizona Museum of Natural History to host pre-eclipse party

The Arizona Museum of Natural History will host an eclipse party Aug. 19 during which residents can learn about this rare event.

Red Mountain Group rejuvenates Mesa retail hub

Retail redevelopment specialist Red Mountain Group (RMG) recently completed a $5 million renovation of Mesa’s 130,000-square-foot shopping center at the junction of Main Street and Lindsay Road.

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