Reports, Studies & Plans
Browse documents for past annual budgets and capital improvements plans.
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.
Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) Section 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).
View past annual reports for impact fees.
View past biennial development impact fee audit reports.
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 April 9, 2019. Development Fee categories went into effect August 5, 2019.
Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) Section 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.
These reports include the latest information on the city's investments.
The sales and use tax reports include the latest information on the City's tax revenues.
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.
The City of Surprise is part of a consortium known as the Valley Benchmark Cities (VBC), which is comprised of 11 valley cities in partnership with Arizona State University, the Alliance for Innovation, and the International City/County Manager Association. Each year, the VBC publishes a trend report with the goal of providing useful data for cities to collaborate, share best practices, and compare various measures.