ICYMI - Maricopa County to Fund Improvements at Popular Community Centers in City of Mesa

~ Mesa, AZ- Visitors to the City of Mesa's Firefighter Memorial, i.d.e.a. Museum, and Mesa Historical Society will soon have an enhanced experience thanks to the recent approval of renovation funding by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on June 26.

The Board has allocated a total of $350,000 from their Community Solutions Funding towards these three facilities and gathering spaces. Vice Chairman Thomas Galvin, who represents District 2 on the Board of Supervisors, expressed his excitement about the renovations, stating that they will honor first responders, educate youth, and instill community pride.

"These facilities highlight Mesa's rich history and inspire future generations while introducing them to the wonders of the wider world," said Vice Chairman Galvin. "Through this investment, Maricopa County is enhancing the quality of life for Mesa residents and the East Valley region."

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The Firefighter Memorial will receive $100,000 for renovations while $200,000 will go towards various interactive exhibit updates at the i.d.e.a. Museum. Additionally, $50,000 will be used to replace six A/C units for the Mesa Historical Society's auditorium renovation.

Mesa Mayor John Giles expressed his gratitude towards the Board for their commitment to improving these beloved community spaces. He also thanked Vice Chairman Galvin for spearheading this effort and looks forward to seeing residents and visitors enjoy these renovations upon completion.

The funding for these improvements comes from Maricopa County's Community Solutions Funding allocated by Vice Chairman Galvin through December 31, 2024. This funding is specifically designed to advance Maricopa County's strategic goals and provide clear public benefits for its residents.

With these renovations in place, visitors can expect an even more memorable experience at these important community spaces in Mesa. The improvements are a testament to Maricopa County's dedication to enhancing the quality of life for its residents and promoting community pride.

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