Roland Winters Jr. was elected to District 1 ( Acacia ) on August 27, 2013 and is serving a 5 year term which began January 1 , 2014. Winters was first elected to City Council in 2013 to serve a four-year term beginning January 2014. He was re-elected in 2018 and began his new four-year […]


General Election 2016 official results, as posted by the Maricopa County Elections Department: View the Maricopa County Recorder election results site Surprise 2016 General Obligation Bond Vote Answer Vote Total Vote Percentage Bond Approval – Yes 23,411 49.53% Bond Approval – No 23,858 50.47% (20 of 20) precincts reporting Councilmember District 1 (Acacia) Candidate Number […]

Smart City

Smart city Arizona Featured snippet from the web Belmont, Arizona. … Belmont is a proposed planned city in the Phoenix metropolitan area of Arizona, United States. The development, a partnership between billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates and local real estate investors, will be a “smart city” designed around emerging technologies.


TOP NEWS – June 29 State, police crack down on packed nightclubsScottsdale police cited one nightclub in the city for not complying with the state’s reopening guidelines and the state is also cracking down on three establishments owned by the family of Gov. Doug Ducey’s top health advisor.

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City of Surprise council passed a resign law.Being a general law city, was this vote illegal because the Arizona constitution has a resign law? I asked the city for an interpentation: Sec. 14-1. – Dates. All city elections shall occur on the consolidated election days during the months of September and November of each election […]

Bill Gates

Through his investment company, Gates purchased the land for $80 million in 2017 and announced his plan to build a “smart city” called Belmont. Located on I-10 near Tonopah, the site is about 45 minutes west of downtown Phoenix (and about 30 minutes from the Goodyear airport).Sep 10, 2018. A few years ago, Bill Gates has announced plans to build […]

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Surprise, AZ (June 26, 2020) Surprise City Court Presiding Judge, Judge Louis Frank Dominguez has been named the 2020 Justice Michael D. Ryan Award for Judicial Excellence recipient by the State Bar of Arizona Public Lawyers Section. Judge Dominguez received his B.A. in Psychology at Arizona State University and graduated from the Arizona State University […]

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City of Surprise News Posted on: June 22, 2020 Traffic control changes on Waddell Rd, Loop 303 to Reems Rd, begin June 24 Motorists traveling Waddell Road, Reems Road to Loop 303, can expect traffic control changes, including the activation of the signal at the Waddell Road and Sarival Avenue intersection, beginning Wednesday, June 24.

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The city says that this society does not exist in Surprise anymore.tSurprise Historical Society LLC20004 North Window Rock DriveSurprise, AZ 85374 tactSurprise Historical Society LLC20004 North Window Rock DriveSurprise, AZ 85374 tactSurprise Historical Society LLC20004 North Window Rock DriveSurprise, AZ 85374 tactSurprise Historical Society LLC20004 North Window Rock DriveSurprise, AZ 85374

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There is more news @ surpriseaznews.com History of Surprise Fire Department I am told by the city that the Surprise Historical Society no longer exists.

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Coronavirus in Arizona on June 22: Confirmed cases top 50,000 as of Sunday Phoenix, AZ| | 2h COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. Doctors […]

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Surprise City Gov June 19 at 11:58 AM  ·  In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, face coverings are required within the City of Surprise with limited exceptions effective June 20. City Hall will also reclose to the public effective 5 p.m. today. Details:

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As Arizona posted another daily case record, the Democratic mayors of Tucson and Phoenix respectively ordered and prepared to vote on mandatory face coverings after Republican Governor Doug Ducey bowed to pressure and let cities set mask rules. I asked the city if the council members had a limit on their spending for travel & […]

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Wolcott’s pay will increase from $34,030 a year to about $46,000, and the salary of council members will increase from $20,242 to about $27,000, according to The Republic’s calculation, which city officials said they could not confirm.Jun 12, 2018

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Are any city council members in Surprise violating this statute? Title 9 – Arizona Revised Statutes 9-304? Compensation of alderman or councilman; failure to comply; classificationA. No mayor, alderman or councilman of any city or town shall, during the term for which he has been elected, knowingly accept, take or receive for his own use […]