Did you know? The city of Surprise has three available water sources: groundwater reclaimed water Colorado River water (surface water from the Central Arizona Project). Currently, Surprise relies solely on groundwater for drinking water purposes. We also utilize reclaimed water for agricultural and landscape irrigation and some surface water for irrigation purposes. Drinking Water | Official Website […]


We’re here for you When you need round-the-clock care, Hospice of the Valley has ten palliative care units located conveniently throughout the Valley to serve people in their communities. Our Surprise palliative care unit opened in 2007 to serve one of the region’s fastest-growing areas. The freestanding home is 10,000 square feet, with 17 private patient rooms, […]

Hunting in Surprise

Other Services  Sep 17, 2020 Home City Departments Public Works Trash & Recycling Other Services https://www.surpriseaz.gov/3402/other-servicesThe City of Surprise offers other disposal services such as Christmas Tree disposal, Moving Box pickup, disposal of unused medicines and home medial sharps disposals. MANAGEMENT ANALYST City of Surprise Surprise, AZ Posted: November 18, 2020 Full-Time The City of Surprise is seeking […]

Council minutes 11/02/2020

Because agenda I. Other Business and Future Agenda Items and agenda J. City Council Reports was blank, I asked the city if there was any discussion on these 2 agenda’s. Sharpies, stolen ballots stir conspiracy theories in close election With hundreds of thousands of votes left to count and high-profile races undecided, some Arizona leaders, […]


PHOENIX⁠ — Governor Doug Ducey today released the following statement as Arizona continues to count the results of the 2020 election: “Arizonans turned out in historic numbers for this election, and we owe it to them to count their votes. The results have shifted greatly hour by hour, and from last night until today. With hundreds […]


New York (CNN Business)Americans aren’t the only ones obsessed with next Tuesday’s vote.British bettors are wagering a record amount of money on the US presidential election, dwarfing the amount wagered on any sporting event or even their own nation’s politics.As of Wednesday morning, £220 million, or about $284 million, had already been wagered on the Betfair […]


Does Walmart have curbside pickup? To help alleviate that stress that comes with holiday shipping delays, Walmart will offer contact-free curbside pickup for online orders on Cyber Monday and Black Friday. Going this route can save shoppers from any shipping-related headaches and get you your products in sooner. Plus, there’s little risk of your packages […]

City of Surprise

CONTACT SURPRISE TV Contact us at Surprise TV and let us know how we’re doing. We love to hear from viewers like you.Name RequiredEmail RequiredQuestions or Comment about Surprise TV Programming? RequiredSubmit, City of Surprise uses the services of Open Media for video meeting services to the public. City of Surprise addionally uses YouTube API Services for […]

Golf in Surprise

Courses close to Surprise Arizona Traditions Golf ClubSurprise623.584.4000 Cimarron Golf CourseSun City Grand623.975.5654 Coyote Lakes Golf ClubSurprise623.566.2323 Desert Springs Golf CourseSun City Grand623.546.7401 Granite Falls Golf CourseSun City Grand623.546.7580 Great Eagle Golf CourseHappy Trails Resort623.584.6000 Sun Village Golf CourseSurprise623.584.5774

City of Surprise

The City Manager is responsible for carrying out the council-created policies, and directing the day-to-day operations of city government. The manager reports directly to the city council, and is subject to council performance reviews. The City Manager is responsible for drafting a balanced budget for council review and approval each year. Staff Name Title Email […]

City of Surprise

Surprise, A‌Z (August 6, 2020) Surprise City Manager Mike Frazier has announced that Lee Lambert will serve as the city’s new Water Resource Management Director. Lee has served as Acting Director of the Water Resource Management (WRM) Department since February, stepping in from his role as Assistant WRM Director.   ARS 9-500.14. I am going […]

Covid – 19

Two kinds of tests are available for COVID-19: viral tests and antibody tests. A viral test tells you if you have a current infection. An antibody test might tell you if you had a past infection. An antibody test might not show if you have a current infection because it can take 1–3 weeks after infection for your […]

City of Surprise

August 4 Primary Election results to be available on web, TV City primary election results will be posted to www.surpriseaz.gov and featured on Surprise TV, the city’s cable TV channel, Tuesday evening, August 4. Read more… Every one of us living within the boundaries of both Surprise & Dysart must have an understanding of what is […]

CITY OF SURPRISE GOVERNMENT JULY 22, 2020 RVUKANOVICH EDITOR… Bob Vukanovich’s take on ” Whats Going On ? ”… This web site was constructed to provide the following:… 1. History and Background of issues and concerns… 2. Factual information 3. Means for individuals to exchange thoughts & ideas… 4. Voice to all who might listen…….. The City of Surprise and the Dysart Unified School District have been faced with so many challenges…with respect to “growth.” What once was a small township, community and school district have forever been changed into chaos…but hopefully manageable.


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.

legal/City of Surprise

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 […]