Calendar


Dec
14
Thu
Downtown Mesa Holiday Party
Dec 14 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

To attend, please RSVP here:
http://evite.me/RAsBSSZcs3  

Dec
16
Sat
Pioneer Park Grand Opening!
Dec 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Will post pdf invite on RAIL and email you all

Dec
27
Wed
RAIL Meeting
Dec 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jan
3
Wed
Design Review Board
Jan 3 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

More info: http://mesaaz.gov/government/advisory/DRB.aspx

Design Review Board
First Wednesday of each month
4:30pm
City Council Chambers (lower level)
57 E. First Street

Advisory Boards & Committees home

The Design Review Board is composed of seven members who are residents of the City, and who volunteer their services. The Mayor, with the approval of the City Council, appoints the members of the Board.

The Design Review Board is unique in that its composition is set by the Zoning Ordinance to include two architects, two from other design professions (i.e. landscape architecture, engineering, urban planning, interior design or other design-related background), one contractor or developer, and two citizens.

The purpose and duties of the Design Review Board have changed and evolved over the 16 years it has existed. The original purpose of the Board was to hear appeals of decisions made by the Building Safety Division regarding the newly adopted Design Guidelines. It now reviews: buildings of four or more stories in height; any multiple residential projects in the R-3 and R-4 density ranges; commercial and industrial projects that have frontage on an arterial street, or that are part of an existing or planneddevelopment that has frontage on an arterial street; and any commercial and industrial projects which have, or will have, greater than twenty thousand (20,000) square feet of gross floor area. The Board also Reviews parking garages, and City of Mesa municipal projects.

Other duties of the Board include recommending proposed changes in design anddevelopment standards to the City Council; hearing and deciding requests for exterior illumination used as a means to outline a building or portion thereof for purposes of architectural embellishment; and reviewing and deciding requests for exceptions to height limits as specified in Chapter 14 of the Zoning Ordinance.
The main focus of the Design Review Board is to ensure that new buildings are well designed and landscaped – and will remain so in the future -to promote the high quality aesthetic appearance of all newdevelopments.

Board
Craig Boswell
Ralph Smith
Eric Paul
Brian Sandstrom
Howard Utter
Taylor Candland

Staff Contact:
Lesley Davis
480-644-4934
Lesley.Davis@mesaaz.gov
City of Mesa Planning Division
55 N. Center Street
P.O. Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211-1466

Jan
5
Fri
Motorcycles on Main @ Downtown Mesa
Jan 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jan
12
Fri
Second Friday, Downtown Mesa
Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Each month, Mesa celebrates Second Friday with a different theme.

Visit http://www.2ndfridaynightout.com/ for more information on this month’s theme.

Second Fridays are a huge success! Mesa downtown galleries and businesses have joined together to create an exciting and friendly way to spend a Friday evening! Art, dining, shopping, activities, entertainment, and fun every 2nd Friday of the Month! And it’s free! Join us on Main between Center and Country Club. The information booth located on Main and Macdonald has a map of the evening’s activities and locations. Bring your kids! Bring your dog!

Live bands, art booths, talent contests, raffles, food, activities, and fun. Plus, restaurants and shops open “late”, prizes, contests, and more!

Jan
24
Wed
RAIL Meeting
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
2
Fri
Motorcycles on Main @ Downtown Mesa
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Feb
7
Wed
Design Review Board
Feb 7 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

More info: http://mesaaz.gov/government/advisory/DRB.aspx

Design Review Board
First Wednesday of each month
4:30pm
City Council Chambers (lower level)
57 E. First Street

Advisory Boards & Committees home

The Design Review Board is composed of seven members who are residents of the City, and who volunteer their services. The Mayor, with the approval of the City Council, appoints the members of the Board.

The Design Review Board is unique in that its composition is set by the Zoning Ordinance to include two architects, two from other design professions (i.e. landscape architecture, engineering, urban planning, interior design or other design-related background), one contractor or developer, and two citizens.

The purpose and duties of the Design Review Board have changed and evolved over the 16 years it has existed. The original purpose of the Board was to hear appeals of decisions made by the Building Safety Division regarding the newly adopted Design Guidelines. It now reviews: buildings of four or more stories in height; any multiple residential projects in the R-3 and R-4 density ranges; commercial and industrial projects that have frontage on an arterial street, or that are part of an existing or planneddevelopment that has frontage on an arterial street; and any commercial and industrial projects which have, or will have, greater than twenty thousand (20,000) square feet of gross floor area. The Board also Reviews parking garages, and City of Mesa municipal projects.

Other duties of the Board include recommending proposed changes in design anddevelopment standards to the City Council; hearing and deciding requests for exterior illumination used as a means to outline a building or portion thereof for purposes of architectural embellishment; and reviewing and deciding requests for exceptions to height limits as specified in Chapter 14 of the Zoning Ordinance.
The main focus of the Design Review Board is to ensure that new buildings are well designed and landscaped – and will remain so in the future -to promote the high quality aesthetic appearance of all newdevelopments.

Board
Craig Boswell
Ralph Smith
Eric Paul
Brian Sandstrom
Howard Utter
Taylor Candland

Staff Contact:
Lesley Davis
480-644-4934
Lesley.Davis@mesaaz.gov
City of Mesa Planning Division
55 N. Center Street
P.O. Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211-1466

Feb
9
Fri
Second Friday, Downtown Mesa
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Each month, Mesa celebrates Second Friday with a different theme.

Visit http://www.2ndfridaynightout.com/ for more information on this month’s theme.

Second Fridays are a huge success! Mesa downtown galleries and businesses have joined together to create an exciting and friendly way to spend a Friday evening! Art, dining, shopping, activities, entertainment, and fun every 2nd Friday of the Month! And it’s free! Join us on Main between Center and Country Club. The information booth located on Main and Macdonald has a map of the evening’s activities and locations. Bring your kids! Bring your dog!

Live bands, art booths, talent contests, raffles, food, activities, and fun. Plus, restaurants and shops open “late”, prizes, contests, and more!