Reports, Studies and Plans

  1. Annual Budget/Capital Improvement Plan

    City of Surprise, Arizona Adopted Budget documents account for the planned activities of the city for each fiscal year. Each budget document serves as a guide to the fiscal year budget of the city of Surprise and provides insight into the operations of the city and the needs of its residents.

  2. Annual Expenditure Limitation Report

    Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) §41-1279.07 requires incorporated cities and towns to prepare an Annual Expenditure Limitation Report (AELR). In addition, financial statements must be prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

  3. Annual Report for Impact Fees

    Statement of Revenues and Expenses Collection and Uses of Impact Fees

  4. Biennial Development Impact Fee Audit

    City of Surprise Municipal Code Section 106-61 in accordance with Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) §9-463.05 (G) requires a biennial, certified audit of the city's land use assumptions, infrastructure improvement plan and development impact fees. The audit is required to review the collection and expenditures of development fees for each project in the plan and provide written comments describing the amount of development impact fees assessed, collected, and spent on capital facilities. The audit further describes the level of service in each service area, and evaluate any inequities in implementing the infrastructure improvement plan or imposing the development impact fee.

  5. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

    Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) § 41-1279.07 requires cities and towns to file financial statements prepared in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) after the close of each fiscal year. Each Fiscal Year a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) of the City of Surprise is submitted pursuant to this requirement.

  6. Development Impact Fee Study

    The City of Surprise contracted with TischlerBise to update its development fees. A Development Fee Study Report was prepared for the City of Surprise on December 4, 2006. Following a council- approved ordinance amendment to Chapter 15.10 of the Surprise Municipal Code, eleven development fee categories went into effect July 1, 2007.

  7. Highway User Revenue Fund Report

    Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) §9-481 requires incorporated cities and towns to have an audit performed to determine as to whether highway user revenue fund monies received by the city or town pursuant to title 28, chapter 18, article 2 and any other dedicated state transportation revenues received by the city or town are being used solely for the authorized transportation purposes.

  8. Investment Report

    This report includes the latest information on the city's investments.

  9. Monthly Financial Reports

    The operations report includes the latest information on the city's revenue collections and expenditures.

  10. Sales & Use Tax Reports

    The sales and use tax reports include the latest information on the city's tax revenues.

  11. Single Audit Reports

    The Single Audit report presents the city's federal expenditures by grantor agency, for the fiscal year. The audit was designed to meet the needs of all federal grantor agencies in accordance with the Single Audit Act of 1984 (as amended) and the Uniform Grant Guidance.

  12. Utility Rate Study

    Report for comprehensive water, wastewater, and sanitation utilities rate study