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. surpriseaz.gov surpriseaz.gov/index.aspx?NID=1305 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 […]

APS POWER LINES

  David Madrid, The Republic | azcentral.com 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

  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, […]

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40 Bed Injury Rehab Hospital Breaks Ground in Surprise Surprise AZ (May 13, 2014) An advanced rehabilitation hospital specializing in treating traumatic brain injuries took a step closer to opening day with a ground breaking ceremony in Surprise this morning. The 40-bed facility, operated by Dallas-based Cobalt Medical Partners, will treat injured veterans, first responders, […]

City of Surprise Sharon Wolcott Mayor Bob Vukanovich Editor

Surprise residents OK General Plan 2035 Surprise AZ (November 5, 2013) According to unofficial results from the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office, Surprise voters have approved General Plan 2035, with 71.8% of voters saying “Yes.” The County Recorder’s office reports 10,725 “Yes” votes (71.82%) and 4,208 “No” votes (28.18%). Voters also approved a franchise agreement for […]

OLD NEWS Surprise, Arizona

11/16/2006 6:16:47 PM The Mayor and Council Members THE MAYOR AND SOME OF THE COUNCIL MEMBERS MUST BE MADE TO UNDERSTAND THAT WHILE THEY FEEL INVINCIBLE, THAT IS NOT THE CASE AT ALL. THEIR CONSTANT SHOW OF ARROGANCE AGAINST ANYONE THAT DARES TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST THEM WILL BE THEIR DOWNFALL. DONNA WEEKLY November 16th, […]

Mayor Sharon Wolcott & Councilman Skip Hall, City of Surprise

Public invited to share thoughts on Veramonte Park Improvements June 26 Surprise, AZ (June 4, 2014) . The Surprise City Council approved approximately $948,000 in the FY14/15 capital budget for facility improvements at Veramonte. The proposed Phase II improvements conceptually include: Restroom Parking Lot (approximately 50 spaces) Two (2) Ramadas 12’ x 24’ (pre-manufactured with […]

Surprise Independent

By Rusty Bradshaw Independent Newsmedia, Inc. USA Updated June 11, 2014 SURPRISE, Ariz. – Choosing to forego a drawn out search, the SurpriseCity Council appointed Bob Wingenroth, currently the city’s assistant city manager and chief financial officer, to fill the vacancy. Mr. Wingenroth assumed his new duties today, releasing Chris Hillman to start his new […]

ADOT

Arizona and Nevada to hold public and virtual meetings for the Interstate 11 and Intermountain West Corridor Study Meetings focus on draft Corridor Concept Report as study nears completion The City Council has approved approximately $1.68 million in the FY14/15 capital budget for facility improvements at Surprise Farms. The proposed improvements conceptually include: Restroom-Basketball court […]

YF 15 Budget

Surprise Council: FY15 budget good to go, Surprise OKs FY15 budget page 2 06/03/14 The Mayor and Council also thanked city employees, who will receive merit raises in FY15 for the first time since 2007. “Our employees have been fantastic and deserve support,” Wolcott said. Among other highlights, the Council budgeted improvements at Surprise Farms […]

Bob Wingenroth, No participation of the citizens of the City of Surprise

THIS WAS THE RESOLUTING PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL which is different from the resolution presented on the councils agenda in their June 10th meeting #2014-69 RESOLUTION #2014-69 A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SURPRISE, ARIZONA, SETTING THE EFFECTIVE SEPERATION DATE OF THE RESIGNED CITY MANAGER AND APPOINTING BOB WINGENROTH […]

City of Surprise Sharon Wolcott, Bob Vukanovich

40 Bed Injury Rehab Hospital Breaks Ground in Surprise Surprise AZ (May 13, 2014) An advanced rehabilitation hospital specializing in treating traumatic brain injuries took a step closer to opening day with a ground breaking ceremony in Surprise this morning. The 40-bed facility, operated by Dallas-based Cobalt Medical Partners, will treat injured veterans, first responders, […]

City of Surprise Sharon Wolcott

MARKETING and COMMUNICATIONS KEN LYNCH, DIRECTOR 16000 North Civic Center Plaza • Surprise, AZ. 85374 ken.lynch@surpriseaz.gov • 623.222.1420 www.surpriseaz.gov For Immediate Release Sun rising on Surprise Center Proposed agreement with Phoenix gives Surprise authority to lift development restrictions at Surprise Center agreement transferred ownership to Surprise and SCDC. In order to protect Luke Air Force […]

Web site March 2007 As you all know, I recently started a news and political web site. It was, and is, my intention to inform the citizens of Surprise of current events, decisions made by the Surprise City Council and the happenings within our city government.  Citizens call for accountability Donna Weekley, surprise As presented at […]

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20 hours ago • Ronald J. Hansen The Arizona Republic New Fort Collins Deputy City Manager/Chief Operating Officer Announced Released on Friday, March 7, 2014 City Manager Darin Atteberry has named Jeff Mihelich as Fort Collins’ new Deputy City Manager and Chief Operating Officer. Mihelich begins on April 2, with a starting salary of $170,000.

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B.3  says, The following officers appointed by the mayor and city council. Must these officers be appointed by them or can they, under common council law delegate this authority to the city manager by ordinance? As I read the statute, the operative work is shall, so it seems as though it must be the mayor […]