Bond Projects

On November 7, 2017 registered voters in Surprise will be asked to decide the following three *General Obligation (GO) Bond questions in the areas of Public Safety, Traffic Congestion Mitigation and Pavement Preservation. Learn more about the projects below.
  1. Public Safety Projects

    2017 General Obligation Bond Public Safety projects. These projects include: Public Safety Evidence & Readiness Center; Police Training Facility; Land for Future Fire Station; Police Substation & Park; Permanent Fire Station 304; Fire Station 308; and Public Works Operations Facility.

    1. Public Safety Evidence & Readiness Center

      Design and construction of a police property and evidence facility, that will also accommodate centralized storage of police and fire emergency equipment and supplies. Facility is planned to be approx. 29K SF, built on city-owned land at 134th and Foxfire drives. The current police property and evidence facility is rapidly reaching capacity limits. This new facility is planned to accommodate 30 years of community growth. Cost: $9 million.

    2. Police Training Facility

      This project will repurpose the existing police property and evidence facility into a police training facility on Litchfield Road, north of Bell Road. This 8,500 SF facility will be renovated to incorporate defensive tactics rooms, use-of-force and de-escalation training simulation, locker rooms, and classroom and administrative spaces. Cost: $1.9 million.

    3. Land for Future Fire/PD Station & Park

      Acquire 16 acres of land, while it’s available, for future location of shared Police Substation/Fire Station and local park in city's growing southwest portion. Cost: $3 million.

    4. Permanent Fire Station 304

      Design and construction of a new permanent District Fire Station along 163rd Avenue, just south of Happy Valley Road. This Fire Station will replace the temporary station currently located at the intersection of 163rd Avenue and Happy Valley Road. This new facility will be approx. 18K SF with multiple bays to accommodate an Engine, Ladder Company, Ambulance and Battalion Chief. Cost: $8.6 million.

    5. Fire Station 308

      Design and construction of a new Fire Station at the southeast corner of Litchfield Road and Cactus Road, in a growing area of the city that is also home to an industrial park. This service area is currently supported by two other city fire stations and El Mirage Fire. This new 14K SF station would lessen the need for out-of-area emergency response, which may result in lower response times for all stations. Station will include space for an ambulance and a Hazardous Materials unit to serve the city's industrial complex. The cost includes the purchase of a Fire Engine. Cost: $7.1 million.

    6. Public Works Operations Facility

      Design and construct a new approx. 44K SF facility, next to the water plant at Cactus and Litchfield roads, to consolidate and centralize the city's fleet operations (including support of public safety vehicles, equipment, and apparatus), solid waste management, street operations, and traffic sign and signal operations. Cost: $4.4 million.

  2. Traffic Congestion Mitigation Projects

    2017 General Obligation Bond Traffic Congestion Mitigation Projects. These projects include: Waddell Road, Greenway Road, Litchfield Road and Cactus Road build out or expansion.

    1. Waddell Road

      Design and construct the full build out of Waddell Road between State Route 303 and Reems Road. Project will construct four additional travel lanes for a total of six travel lanes. Improvements include the installation of traffic signals at intersection with Sarival Avenue, as well as bike lanes, sidewalks, street lighting and landscaping. This project will eliminate areas that have multiple lanes merging into one lane in each direction. Includes relocation of existing Maricopa Water District infrastructure and right-of-way acquisition. Cost: $7 million.

    2. Greenway Road

      Design and construct the full build out of Greenway Road from Cotton Lane east to Sarival Avenue. Project will construct two additional travel lanes for a total of four travel lanes. Improvements include additional travel lanes with bike lanes, sidewalks, street lighting and landscaping. This project will eliminate areas that have multiple lanes merging into one lane in each direction. Includes the relocation of existing Maricopa Water District infrastructure and right-of-way acquisition. Cost: $5.1 million.

    3. Litchfield Road

      Design and construct the full build out of Litchfield Road between Waddell Road and Peoria Avenue. Project will construct two additional travel lanes for a total of four travel lanes. Improvements also include bike lanes, sidewalks, street lighting, and landscaping. This project will eliminate areas that have multiple lanes merging into one lane in each direction. Cost: $3.4 million.

  3. Pavement Preservation Project

    2017 General Obligation Bond Pavement Preservation Project. the Citywide Pavement Preservation plans to construct, replace, and improve deteriorated pavement citywide. This includes resurfacing the city’s major streets to achieve an average of good to excellent condition within five years. Cost: $24 million.