Mayor Skip Hall – City Manager Michael Frazier

The City of Surprise Community and Recreation Services Department is responsible for recreational and special event programming, facility operations and ground maintenance of existing facilities and city parks. Mission Statement It is the mission of the City of Surprise Community and Recreation Services Department to enrich and complement the lives of Surprise residents through stewardship […]

Mayor Skip Hall – Roland Winters

A Matter of Statewide Concern? The Legislature and Charter Cities By Joni Hoffman League General Counsel Whatever the policy reasons for and against such legislation, this idea is yet another challenge to the principle that cities and towns should determine what is best for their own governance. Is this kind of legislative proposal even constitutional? […]

Mayor Skip Hall – Councilman Todd Tande

A Matter of Statewide Concern? The Legislature and Charter Cities By Joni Hoffman League General Counsel A recent article in the Arizona Capitol Times reported that the Arizona chapter of Americans for Prosperity is going to seek legislation next year to require cities to hold their elections at the same time as the statewide general […]

Mayor Skip Hall

Has anybody seen Skip lately? High school junior and soccer player Giovanni Calderon thought he was just going to an interview for a scholarship application. Instead he got a visit from New York Red Bulls defender Aurelien Collin. Collin presented Calderon with a $5,000 college scholarship, tickets to the second leg of the Red Bulls’ […]

Mayor Skip Hall- Vice Mayor Ken Remley

D4 Community Meetings Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Join Councilmember Remley at the Surprise Community Center, 15832 N Hollyhock Street, at 6:00 p.m., on the 4th Wednesday of each month. Get your questions answered, share ideas and learn more about your city Date: November 28, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Location: Surprise Community Center Address: 15832 […]

Mayor Skip Hall – Tracy Montgomery

Surprise City Gov Surprise is pleased to announce the selection of Tracy Montgomery as the city’s first-ever Emergency Operations Manager. In her new role, Montgomery’s focus will center around aspects of safety and security, emergency management, preparedness and planning, and organizational resiliency. http://bit.ly/2qWtGlD Check the web-site at the bottom of this article.

City Manager Michael Frazier

Surprise Party 2018 Friday, November 30, 2018 It’s time to party in Surprise! Free admission with canned food or toy donation to Sanderson Ford Operation Santa! Musical Performances by “The Chadwicks” Balloon glow (weather permitting), skydivers, tree lighting ceremony, live music, Santa’s workshop, roaming entertainment, and fireworks. Date: November 30, 2018 Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM […]

City of Surprise, no budget

Five Surprise employees spent $15,500 on a trip to Toronto, including a four-star hotel stay, late last summer. That stay and others reviewed by The Arizona Republic exceeded a federal government guideline for lodging costs. The expense limits that are in place for federal government employees can be used as a guideline for other government […]

Surprise City Manager Michael Frazier

Michael Frazier our new city manager has the qualities on becoming a great administrator in running the city of surprise, wonder who his assistant will be? Surprise operates under a council-manager form of government. Under this system the city council determines city policy, passes ordinances, and approves a balanced budget each year. The city manager […]

City of Surprise November 30

Ottawa University vs Olivet Nazarene Richard Smith West Valley Preps Their last-minute touchdown drive against Texas Wesleyan meant more to Ottawa Arizona football than a nice finish to their first season. A 21-yard touchdown throw from Austin McCullough to Brandon McLaughlin in the back corner of the end zone sealed the 35-29 victory with 16 […]

Mayor Skip Hall-Councilman Todd Tande

Utility Rate Study To continue delivering the high quality, health and safety supporting solid waste services Surprise customers expect and deserve while meeting future development demands, the city must periodically adjust utility base rates to sufficiently recover the costs incurred to operate, maintain and provide these services. After reviewing the city’s solid waste utility services […]

Surprise, Az more news surpriseaznews.com

Bullard Ave traffic switch planned for 11/28, signals active week of Dec 3 Work to substantially complete the Bullard Ave project this month continues the week of November 26 with work focusing on landscape establishment and roadway adjustments. Traffic is scheduled to be switched to the lanes adjacent to the medians on Wednesday, November 28 […]

City of Surprise, Mayor Skip Hall

City accepting applications for vacated D5 council seat Surprise, AZ (November 21, 2018) The city of Surprise is currently accepting applications for the position of Councilmember District 5 (Palm) due to the selection of the incumbent, Skip Hall, as Mayor at the November 20th City Council Meeting. Mayor Hall will serve in the mayoral capacity […]

City of Surprise, Mayor Skip Hall

Bob Vukanovich former council member and vice-mayor will try to up date all the news in the City of Surprise as the editor of surpriseaznews.com. and http://insurprisetoday.com/ A DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT AND A FREE SOCIETY CAN ONLY BE SUCCESSFUL IF YOU HAVE A FREE PRESS. WITH THIS FREE PRESS YOU MUST HAVE INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS AND OUTSIDE […]

Utility Help

Utility Payment Assistance Public Information Officer Virginia Mungovan from City of Surprise · 8 Jun 16 Utility payment assistance is available for eligible families in Surprise & El Mirage through the Surprise Resource Center’s Community Action Program (CAP). Get more information by calling 623-222-4673 or visiting www.surpriseaz.gov/resourcecenter. The Community Action Program (CAP) is a partnership […]

Bob Vukanovich Supports Mayor Skip Hall

A DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT AND A FREE SOCIETY CAN ONLY BE SUCCESSFUL IF YOU HAVE A FREE PRESS. WITH THIS FREE PRESS YOU MUST HAVE INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS AND OUTSIDE GROUPS MONITORING THE ACTIONS OF OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS, EITHER NATIONALLY OR LOCALLY.ARE LOCAL PAPERS SUPPRESSING INFORMATION THAT IS CRITICAL TO OUR WELL BEING. WE MUST BE INFORMED […]

Mayor Skip Hall Surprise, Arizona

Skip Hall selected as City of Surprise Mayor Surprise, AZ (November 20, 2018) The Surprise City Council unanimously selected Skip Hall to serve as the city’s next mayor. Mayor Hall will serve in this capacity until December 31, 2020, fulfilling the remaining mayoral term vacated by Sharon Wolcott on November 16, 2018. Hall has served […]