“Engaging citizens and working on issues and projects in the community that they love breeds a powerful sense of ownership and loyalty.” Free sandbags available for flood protection; public reminded to report flooded streets S‌urprise, A‌Z (January 19, 2017) With heavy rain forecast over the next few days, the City of Surprise Public Works Department […]

City map shows finalized traffic patterns for Grand Ave intersections in Bell-Grand project area S‌urprise, A‌Z (January 17, 2017) The ramps connecting Grand Avenue to the Bell Road Bridge are set to reopen before the end of February! City staff reported to City Council, in Tuesday’s Work Session, that these improvements will result in driving pattern […]

Ex-Surprise chief files claim against city Surprise City Council OKs internal loans City Seeking Applications for Voluntary Commissions S‌urprise, A‌Z (January 10, 2017) The City of Surprise is currently accepting applications for the following Commissions.  All Board/Commission positions are voluntary. Arts & Cultural Advisory Commission                       […]

City of Surprise youth volleyball, tee-ball, softball and baseball registration opens S‌urprise, A‌Z (January 9, 2017) Registration is now open for a variety of City of Surprise youth sports programs, including volleyball, softball, tee-ball and baseball. Registration is open through Jan. 28. The final registration day, Jan. 28, is a special Saturday registration, which will […]

Sun Valley Parkway Traffic A traffic plan for Bell Road or to Grand Ave has to be in place for the future traffic anticipated from the development of all of the sub-divisions West of the Beardsley Canal along side of the Sun Valley Parkway.Sun Valley Parkway Traffic A traffic plan for Bell Road or to […]

In 2007 I asked Council if we had a surplus of approx. $200M. In April of 2007 the council was told that they had no money, amazingly a few months later they paid cash for the construction of our new city hall. After looking at our budgets and how we spend our money it appears […]

City of Surprise budget 2017

With over $50 million in an unaccountable fund (contingency) for their pet projects, the City of Surprise council members don’t need us tax payers to pass a BOND. Lots of luck, next time around. 2017 Budget contingency fund $54 M: 2016 budget $51 M: 2015 budget $110 M Budgeted expenditures that are set aside for […]

City of Surprise, Mayor Sharon Wolcott

Mayor and Councilmembers in Districts 2, 3 & 4 sworn in during City Hall Ceremony S‌urprise, A‌Z (January 4, 2017) The first Regular City Council Meeting of the New Year included the swearing-in ceremonies for mayor and three councilmembers, on Tuesday, January 3. Sharon Wolcott, who was re-elected in the August 2016 Primary Election, was […]

Surprise Citizens Patrol to host recruitment meeting S‌urprise, A‌Z (January 5, 2017) On January 25, 2017 at 6pm, the Surprise Citizens Patrol will be hosting a recruitment and informational meeting at the Surprise Public Safety Auditorium located at 14250 West Statler Plaza. The meeting is designed to inform the public about the Citizens Patrol and […]

Dementia caregiver support group Wednesdays, Jan. 4 & 18; 3 to 4 p.m. Marty Finely, MEd, leads this support group specifically for people caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or any type of dementia. Registration is not reguired. Location: Grandview Terrace H&R January 17: Diabetes self-management education 623-832-9355