Open Mayor Sharon Wolcott

How corporations secretly influence elections TLG attorney Jim Barton explains TCLG also helped guide Local 469’s successful campaign activities in Surprise, including those supporting Mayor-Elect Sharon Wolcott and councilmen Richard Alton and John Williams. TCLG client Arizona Pipe Trades hosts League of Cities and Towns reception TCLG’s Public Relations Account Executive Veronica Hernandez and Government […]

OPEN………Bob Vukanovich

The Republic | 12:34 p.m. MST September 19, 2014 A former Surprise employee who managed city finances could face criminal charges after officials said she mishandled funds. The city fired Estella Sanchez, who worked as the revenue and utility billing manager, in March after officials determined she violated policy by cashing a $3,000 check […]

Police Chief Michael Frazier………………Bob Vukanovich

Michael Frazier, Police Chief Surprise Police Department Michael Frazier was appointed as the Police Chief for the City of Surprise on February 14, 2011. Jan 30, 2015 – “I’m hugely supportive of body cameras,” Surprise Police Chief Mike Frazier said, whose department bought 89 cameras for about $250,000 … Police seek help locating […]

AZ TechCelerator

Surprise, AZ (February 17, 2015) IRIS USA, Inc, a subsidiary of IRIS Ohyama, Inc headquartered in Sendai, Japan, will build its new Western United States Regional Headquarters in Surprise. The new facility represents a $33-$40 million investment, 100 new jobs, and $800,000 of new city revenues in the first year of operations. In making the […]


  David Madrid, The Republic | Surprise residents opposed to high-voltage power lines skirting their community on Friday, Feb. 13, lost their fight to move the lines when the Arizona Corporation Commission voted against them. Arizona Public Service will resume power line work in their neighborhood Monday, Feb. 16. The commission, in a unanimous […]


  Surprise development Nick Cote Surprise development Rick West, left, president of Carefree Partners Investments and vice president Scott Phillips stand on a parcel of land in Surprise that they have plans to develop as part of the effort to build a downtown Surprise. Wednesday, February 11, 2015 (Nick Cote/Daily News-Sun) Posted: Thursday, February 12, […]