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Virginia Mungovan, Manager

For Immediate Release

Council adopts FY2022 Budget focused on addressing city growth; adding personnel

Surprise, AZ (June 2, 2021) The Surprise City Council approved the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 City Budget in a Special Meeting Tuesday night. The budget is focused on maintaining our current level of service as the city continues to see steady growth. The budget continues to focus on Council’s commitment to maintain quality public services and infrastructure. The FY2022 Adopted Expenditure Budget is $437.8 million, including transfers of $48.1 million, for a total of $485.9 million.

To address the city’s growing demands, this budget includes 25.5 full-time positions in the General Fund, and eight new employees in water, sewer, sanitation, and sports and tourism.

The budget also includes operational costs for new capital projects such as Countryside Park and Fire Station 308; and services such as the Maricopa County Library contract.

The adopted budget includes $121.5 million for planned Capital Improvement Projects (CIP). These funds support infrastructure, renovations and construction of a police substation, fire stations, municipal art projects, water and wastewater treatment facilities, as well as improvements to the quality of the City’s recreation centers, fields, parks, roadways and drainage. The CIP budget is comprised of newly funded projects and carryforward appropriations from prior years.

To view budget-related materials, please visit

City of Surprise 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza Surprise, AZ 85374 | Phone: 623-222-1000