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  1. Mobile Home/RV Parks

    My suggestion is to coordinate a land swap of some of the Mobile Home/RV Park owners in east Mesa and the city of Mesa. The amount of Mobile home Parks in the east part of Mesa (roughly between Gilbert Road and Power Road and between US 60 and McKellips Road) is mind boggling.

    Most of these residents are part time residents and lower income residents who generally don't have a lot to contribute to the local economy. A lot of businesses will not open in some of these areas, because there is not enough disposable income, nor are there enough…

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    • Turn Spook Hill Preserve into a mountain park

      Spook Hill Preserve on the NE corner of Brown and Ellsworth is the last hill property in Mesa with views of the mountains surrounding the valley, great sunset/sunrise views, and is frequently used by runners and walkers. Depressed property values make this a great time to set aside the hill for area residents.

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      • Quail Run Dog Park ramada

        This is a high use park with a great deal of social activity. Many older and handicapped users who would greatly benefit from the shade and opportunity to plug in a coffee urn while their dogs cavort.

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        • to create a commununity park at 133 S Hibbert.

          There is a perfect plot of land, that our neighborhood needs to become a safe place for everyone to play. :)

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          • Create a traffic free lightrail accessable pedestrian zone downtown

            Route auto traffic around downtown via 1st Ave from Country Club Drive to Mesa Drive. (Parking is available there to encourage drivers to stop and shop) Close that section of Main Street to all but lightrail (some delivery vehicles may be permitted one or two mornings per week before 10am) Promote downtown Mesa as a "destination" for a pleasant lightrail experience - we have the MAC, some restaurants, sculptures and antiques now but we need to add a micro-brewery (or two) a jazz spot, a kid's activity area, a burger or BBQ joint, a couple art galleries, an old fashioned…

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            • Build a dog park at Red Mountain Park in east Mesa.

              Currently there are no dog parks east of Greenfield and the 202 to the north and one at Southern. Dog lovers from as far east as Gold Canyon make the drive to these parks so their four legged friends can enjoy a good run and soscialize with others. While it is enjoyable to walk around the fishing lake on the path, it would be so much better to run free untethered.

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              • Pioneer Park: Aviary + public art collection similar to what is being done in Fountain Hills and other places throughout the US.

                Aviary at Pioneer Park sounds great but believe that in addition a public art collection would be a tremendous draw and enhance Mesa's cultural diversity. A Public Art Committee could be formed to solicit donations/pieces of art for placement in park. City's only cost would be insurance and dedication plaques. It would build over the years and I believe become a "go to" place in Mesa.

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                • Gate all unused alley ways

                  Gate all the alley ways that are no longer in use (formally used for garabage pick up). This helps to cut down on graffiti on the fences, people driving in them and using them to do drugs or other illicit activites, cuts down on foot traffic as well and people using the alley as a dumping ground.
                  There are programs out there for this idea, I have seen in it in use in my neighborhood. Would be great to have this city wide.

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                  • Enhancement to MyMesa Smartphone App

                    The MyMesa smartphone app is great for reporting & photographing graffiti, etc, but it would be nice if we could add the ability to photograph & report city code violations to code enforcement too.
                    It is much easier to snap a quick picture & enter an address & select a violation type, than to try to remember to enter the details once home.

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                    • Dog rinsing station

                      I believe that most dog owners would be willing to pay a small fee to rinse/dry their pet after play time at the dog park. I frequently visit the park with our dog and there are times I don't want to put her in our vehicle because of the dust/slobber/mud acquired during our visit. It would be great to have the capability to give a quick rinse and dry before entering our vehicle. Soap wouldn't be required, just the capability to have a "quick rinse" and dry (with a towel from home) would be all that would be needed.

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                      • Build a dog park at Heritage Park.

                        We have many dog owners in the community that would love to have a place for our dogs. It is such a large space if built at the west end of the park it would leave probably use less than 30% and create a multi-use park. Three sides of the fencing is already there along with parking. The one side of fencing, a double gate, some trash cans, a spigot for water and a couple of benches is all that it would take!

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                        • Buckhorn baths

                          After a trip to Ireland we stopped at a row of cottages that had artist and marketers that were creating and making various crafts and art objects. The Buckhorn is a perfect set up for this as it has the minimal room, the bathroom, power for shops and crafts ( altho some electrical may have to be updated)parking, the place for a dayspa, I purchased an umbrella (silk with Irish mods, ceramic jewelry from a ceramic working on site and photo gift cards. All working from their shops. The tour busses stopped there regularly, 2 while we were there, and…

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                          • There is a school here for learning video and filming. We should be doing good movie making.

                            We need to beat out the bad movies coming from Hollwood. There are too many resources here not to.

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                            • MESA 1912 DAYS AND PARADE

                              Arizona became a state in 1912 so why don't we have,
                              "Mesa 1912 Days" with a parade, best 1912 costume contest, contest for best men's 1912 mustache, bands, street dance, picnics with races and contests, 1912 cooking contest, Ice Cream Social, Hay rides, horse and buggy rides around town. In Feb we have beautiful weather here in Mesa for visitors to come and explore. At some point Mesa might even have something going on all the month of Feb.

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                              • We Are Mesa Campaign

                                The city could:
                                1) make commercials showcasing the citizens of the citizens.
                                2) Make a documentary about the citizens about the people.
                                3) Have a showcase event at the Mesa Arts Center where they set up something similar to a farmers market where they showcase the artists and the small businesses of Mesa.

                                The goal would be to capture the soul of Mesa and show it to the people in Mesa and people outside of Mesa.

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                                • Localized Health Care Co-op for Small Businesses

                                  Small businesses have a hard time providing health insurance and retaining talented employees. Utilize the local network of health providers to offer a local, affordable health plan that people and businesses can buy into. By cutting out third party insurers more money will go directly to the healthcare provider, reducing costs. This will have a positive economic impact, increase livability and could make Mesa a leader in fixing the US health care crisis.

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                                  • As a victim of domestic violence, I strongly believe in initiating an abuser registry.

                                    An abuser registry will not only assist as a preventive measure but also create more jobs. The registry should be available to the public and only list individuals who have either been convicted of or plead guilty to domestic violence.

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                                    • Downtown, BORING...Mesa...BORING and behind the times...MESA getting uglier by the minute

                                      downtown has potential, but nothing makes you want to go there. You need to attract people with interesting things to do, see, experience. A place to wander and enjoy. Cafes, specialty shops (antique stores a start), artists, local sit and listen musicians (jazz, blues etc.) small weekend local artist only craft fairs, coffee shops,brewery, etc. Get rid of the boring businesses, and give the landlords incentives to fill up these empty spaces and create jobs.(think San Antonio riverwalk) Actually, there are so many empty big boxes and retail shops in Mesa..an incentive program for reasonable rents, etc. would be nice)As…

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                                      • Forming an Industrial Space for Falcon Field

                                        Within the 29.9 acres of free Mesa AZ space, the idea is to create a Class-A Industrial space, revitalize the Falcon Field park,
                                        encourage the growth of businesses in the surrounding areas,
                                        beautify the area, and increase the tax revenue for local businesses of the area. The holdings with the most interesting potential lie across Greenfield Road from the airport, with one group of parcels abutting McKellips Road on the north side and the other parcel abutting McKellips on the south side.

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                                        • Locate the San Tan Brewery on Mcdonald St in downtown Mesa. Use the Alhambra hotel area.

                                          Relocate the San Tan Brewery complex to South Mcdonald Street in Downtown Mesa, using the Alhambra hotel and adjoining buildings and parking lot. Great for downtown revitalization.

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