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  1. Urban Plaza on MacDonald

    Make MacDonald an Urban Plaza where we can have envents without closing the street.

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    • make people who drive into downtown on the weekdays buy a parking pass

      Put a park and ride outside of town and make people take the buzz in downtown is too congested and frankly it sucks cause its so boring turn main st and pepper into one way streets to discourage people from driving in and make it more walkable and for gods sake bring in something to do its like the statues on main are people bored stiff

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      • MORE Color Downtown

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

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        • Having ASU play football at MCC for 2 years

          It will be good for Mesa to have ASU football play there home games for 2 years at MCC it is close to ASU and will being pepole to Mesa and Fiesta and being money in to the city and will help ASU football.

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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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            • Urbanize Downtown More

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

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                • neighborhood clean up crews

                  cleaning of the neibor hoods that need cleaned

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                    • Erect block fences along Harris Dr. opposite Mesa High.

                      A number of years back improvements were made to Gilbert Road where block fences were erected to give a uniform look along the road. They still look great. Similar walls opposite Mesa High school along Harris would hide an unsightly mix of broken walls and fences. Many newcomers to Mesa High are bused in along here. It would be nice for Mesa's first high school to give a good impression for the great school that it is. It is also in the 85204 area, which has been targeted for renewal.

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                      • Longer Parking Time Periods

                        3-hour and 2-hour in some locations

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                        • Promote Mesa

                          Bring out Cory Mc Closkey of Fox 10 to highlight Power Square Mall and area restaurants and businesses.

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                            • softball fields

                              When Mesa Jr. Closes, tear it down and replace the area with new good softball fields and a park, to replace the fields we are losing at Riverview.

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                              • Improve library programs for families

                                Have weekly (as opposed to monthly) baby-preschool aged storytimes at all three branches that implement store, dance & movement. Implement a "Science Saturday" with guest speakers and hands on activities. Themes can come from AZ state standards. Also, community based puppetshows based on literature. More holiday/seasonal programs. Homework help with volunteer tutors would be great wonderful as well

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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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                                    • 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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                                      • Mesa needs an iconic "Welcome to Mesa" sign. Recently a film crew came into AMY and asked where it was.

                                        Either at the East and West boundaries, Mesa needs an iconic "Welcome to Mesa" sign. Perhaps have a contest for design entries. Get the city involved with the process to encourage Mesa Pride. The sign could also be centered in Downtown Mesa.

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                                        • Make the Downtown Main Street a Large Shopping Mall

                                          Make the Downtown Main Street a large shopping mall by closing it and routing traffic to the north and south streets with parking and access to businesses from that location. (Model: Parsons, Kansas)

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