Councilman Richard Alton
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Richard Alton represents District 2 (Cottonwood). Richard is not new to city of Surprise committees and commissions. Since arriving in Surprise in 2003, he has served as a member of the Surprise Revitalization Committee, served on the ad hoc committee to analyze and recommend an auto mileage reimbursement method (Alton voted for the IRS standards) and most recently, he served as a Commissioner on the Surprise Planning and Zoning Commission.
His experience on these commissions has given him valuable insight
into the complexities and importance of zoning decisions, planning strategies, and redeveloping needy areas. His professional experience in the banking industry gives him a unique understanding of the economic and business development aspects of proper planning, zoning and revitalization.
Richard brings more than 35 years of banking experience to his post, a valuable asset in the city’s budgeting and planning processes.
He is addressing Surprise’s urgent transportation needs,
and making an impact in economic development strategies and networking. He is committed to enhancing the communications between citizens and the Council regarding Council agenda items.
He and his wife relocated to Surprise from the Seattle, Washington area. He has 6 children (all grown) and 11 grandchildren.