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  1. MORE Color Downtown

    Incorporate more signs, wayfinding signs, music, lighting and re-paint

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    • Urbanize Downtown More

      Active, ground-level businesses. More residential areas Downtown. Fill in gaps, vacancies.

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      • 1 vote
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        • Longer Parking Time Periods

          3-hour and 2-hour in some locations

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          • Disc (frisbee) golf parks

            Mesa needs more disc (frisbee) golf parks. It is very inexpensive to add to the parks and is a cheap, fun and family friendly exercise. Mesa has one park now on Harris, but it is becoming very crowded. It is a growing sport and would be simple and fun way to bring people to Mesa.

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            • Expand Monterey Park

              The 2020 Mesa General Plan calls for a regional park in SE Mesa. Monterey Park on Power Road has undeveloped land next to it. If acquired, it would be an excellent site for a regional park.

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              • 1 vote
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                • Make Mesa more Dog-Friendly

                  Mesa only has two dog parks, and one of them is barely more than a glorified backyard! There are some dog-friendly restaurants, but they are few & far between. The only ones near me are Sonic & Chipotle, and who wants to eat at Sonic all the time??
                  Anyplace that has outdoor eating areas should look into ways to make them more dog-friendly. Have a hostess outside, who can seat visitors in a dog-friendly patio area, and alert waitresses to their presence. And while you're at it, be sure to have plenty of water & treats available for the dogs!…

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                  • Activate Mesa

                    Mesa has a more mature/sophisticated target audience. Connecting to Tempe Town Lake may not work. But, creating activation that serves Mesa's residents would work. Activation and special events are VERY important. Jazz Festival, Culinary Fests, Art Walks, etc... These events would connect with Mesa.

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                    • Build an Upscale Retirement Community

                      Just over the order in Tempe is "Friendship Village," an attractive retirement community. It is adjacent to the hospital and Fiesta Village. These well-off people do not use the local schools which for younger professionals are the main reason they move to a community. It would make sense for Mesa to copy them. I don’t know how they did it, buy someone must know. This is not high density housing but a dedicated facility that would take advantage of the hospital, MCC, etc. When I came to ASU 50 years ago I lived in Mesa but I don’t think many…

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                      • Energy Savings

                        Have a lighting study of all city buildings and retrofit light fixtures with electronic ballasts and the lastest T-Series Fluorescent Lamps.

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                        • Defer Development Impact Fees for up to 24 Months

                          Defer development impact fees for up to 24 months to stimulate development and guarantee future revenues, like San Francisco and other California towns

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                          • Earn Free Bus Passes by Contributing to Recycling

                            I work at the University of Phoenix- we have a recycling machine that you 'feed' and earn points from. The points can be exchanged for coupons and discounts or etc.

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                              • Add Green Turn Arrows to Traffic Light at Brown Road and 72nd Street

                                Add green turn arrows to traffic light at Brown Road and 72nd Street (Red Mountain High School) to improve traffic movement and driver/pedestrian safety. Perhaps these arrows could be programmed to function only during the morning and afternoon peak traffic hours on school days.

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                                • Improve Signage Noting of Hospitals on Freeways

                                  Improve signage noting of hospitals on U.S. 60 and 101 and 202 Freeways. At logical freeway exit points, signs should indicate direction to turn and distance to the hospital. Perhaps a partnership with ADOT could make this happen

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                                  • Redesign Entrances and Exits on Northeast Corner of Greenfield and Main

                                    Work with property owners/tenants at the northeast corner of Greenfield and Main to redesign entrances and exits to these properties. Present arrangement forces exiting traffic to go west (Main) and north (Greenfield). Many people do a U-turn to go east at Greenfield and Main, which creates hazards. Traffic backups and general traffic congestion sometimes triggers poor driver behavior.

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                                    • Install More Bus Pullouts and Right Turn Lanes

                                      Improve street traffic flow by installing bus pullouts at all intersections and add rights hand turn lanes at all major (mile and half-mile) intersections. This can be done during other street improvements.

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                                      • Adopt Fiesta District Signage & Boulevard Plantings

                                        Consider adopting Fiesta District signage & boulevard plantings idea at other significant commercial/retail nodes within the city to create a unique sense of place. To avoid diluting the effect and to control expenses, the city should propose no more than about a half dozen of the most intense clusters of commerce.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Mesa Clean Up!!!

                                          Focus funding on cleaning up downtown Mesa, and enforcing illegal immigration laws.

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