Today In Surprise

Posted on: September 22, 2021

Council puts pause on City Manager recruitment

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In coordination with their selected third-party recruiter, Surprise City Council is postponing the recruitment for the next city manager.

“Our current City Manager Mike Frazier is not retiring until after the new year, so our council has some tim...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Arizona Fall League set to return to Surprise Stadium

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The month of October truly is for baseball, and with the start of the Arizona Fall League, the City of Surprise sets the stage for baseball’s future breakout stars.

The Surprise Saguaros, one of six teams who compete in the Arizona Fall League, will begin ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Surprise Police host Child Passenger Safety Event and Bicycle Rodeo Sept. 25

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Your Surprise Police Department, in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, is hosting an event focused on child passenger safety and bicycle safety on Saturday, September 25 from 9 a.m.-noon in the Target parking lot, 13731 W. Bell Road...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

City hosts Movie Night in the Park featuring Disney Pixar’s “Coco”

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Surprise Parks & Recreation invites you and your family to watch Disney Pixar’s “Coco” at the Movie Night in the Park on Saturday, September 25!

This free family event will take place at Mark Coronado Park, 15960 N. Bullard Avenue. Gates open at 7:00 p...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Construction complete on Fire Station 308 at Litchfield & Cactus roads

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Construction is complete on Fire Station 308, located on the south side of Cactus Road, east of Litchfield Road, and the station is operational as of today. 

This public safety project was completed as part of the voter-approved 2017 General Oblig...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

New “Surprise Lately” Episode

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Check out this week's Surprise Lately episode! We talk about how you can participate in event season, share details on city programs that can fund home repairs, and give a look at how Surprise is helping to honor the heroes, victims and survivors...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Redrawing of Arizona’s Congressional and Legislative Lines; Public Hearings Scheduled

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The initial maps for Arizona’s redistricting process were approved on September 14, 2021 by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC), and the public is being asked to weigh in on them. 

The approved grid maps are of equal populations...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

City offers basketball programs taught by former collegiate coach, professional player

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Surprise Parks & Recreation now offers weekly skill appropriate basketball programs taught by former collegiate/professional players.

Sunday basketball clinics taught by Coach Anthony Enriquez will focus on different aspects of basketball. Clinics are ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Surprise to host USTA League Nationals

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Tennis season has officially arrived in Surprise and the Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex is in full swing as it prepares to welcome approximately 2,400 players, competing in several United States Tennis Association (USTA) League National Championships...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Appointment scheduling for the fall Household Hazardous Waste Event begins Sept 22

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Surprise residents can begin scheduling appointments next week to have hazardous waste picked up directly from their homes during the city’s fall Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event, September 22 – October 1.

Scheduled pickups will occur Monday, Oct...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Pickleball tournaments set to return to Surprise

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Surprise will host a series of tournaments for the fast-growing sport of pickleball, welcoming over 1,900 participants to the city. 

 

The following tournaments will take place at the Surprise Pickleball Courts, located at 14534 W. Tierra ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Palm tree maintenance scheduled around Surprise Civic Center, Original Town Site

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Work to maintain palm trees in areas around the Surprise Civic Center and city facilities in the Original Town Site is scheduled to begin on Friday, September 10. Motorists can expect temporary single lane restrictions in the areas listed below, unless ot...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Bell Rd pavement preservation project, Cotton Ln to west of Reems Rd, begins 9/20

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Drivers can anticipate lane restrictions while the city performs pavement preservation activities on Bell Road, weather permitting: 

  • Bell Road, Cotton Lane to the Loop 303 – September 20-24 
  • Bell Road, Loop 303 to just west of Reems Road –...
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Posted on: September 8, 2021

City continues work to secure water future with an update to Drought Preparedness Plan

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Surprise, along with the other water providers operating within the city, recognize the necessity for protecting our water supply and are committed to providing quality water services to residents and businesses. At the September 7 City Council Meeting, c...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Registration open for Sept 25 Esports Open featuring Super Smash Bros

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Surprise Parks & Recreation is excited to host their second Esports Open! Players ages 7-17 are invited to register for the Saturday, September 25 event for friendly video-game competition featuring Super Smash Bros.

The city’s Esports Open is a casual...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Surprise seeking sponsors, exhibitors for Nov 13 Care & Share Expo

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The City of Surprise is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Care & Share Expo will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2021. This year’s all ages event will be from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Surprise City Hall 1st Floor Parking Garage, 16000 N. Civic Cente...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Surprise to host Perfect Game WWBA Qualifier and Fall National Championship series

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Teams from across the nation will compete in Perfect Game’s WWBA West Qualifier and Fall National Championship Series protected by G-Form this September at the Surprise Stadium Complex.

 

Over the four weekends in September, these two eve...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Register now for virtual Surprise HOA Academy

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Registration is open for the popular Surprise HOA Academy! Fall 2021 classes will be held virtually via WebEx. Please join us for a four-week series of informative, interactive presentations.

The goal of the Academy is to provide expert information for HOA...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex offers new monthly tennis doubles program

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Are you wanting to play tennis but don’t have anyone to play with? The Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex (STRC) now offers a new monthly Doubles League Program for adults ages 18 and up.

The new pre-registration format guarantees that program...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Fall Break Camp registration begins Sept. 14

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Surprise Parks and Recreation will be offering a one-week Fall Break Camp, October 18-22, 2021. Fall Break Camp registration will begin Tuesday, September 14, for Surprise residents and Tuesday, September 21 for non-residents. 

Fall Break Camp pro...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Surprise offers free landscaping workshops to help residents conserve

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Surprise residents can learn how to reduce water usage and help the city conserve water by signing up for free landscaping workshops.

Outdoor water use accounts for approximately 50 percent of the city’s residential water usage. This water seeps into the g...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Teen programs ramp up for fall 2021

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Open Rec, Teen Adventures, Rec Nights and Teen Tournaments return this fall bringing many opportunities for Surprise youth to get involved!

Open Rec at Countryside Recreation Center: Teens and pre-teens, ages 11-17, are invited for a Friday night ...

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See press release... City of Surprise News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Upcoming pavement preservation projects in Surprise

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Drivers can anticipate lane restrictions while the city performs pavement preservation activities on the following roadways, weather permitting:

  • Waddell Road, Loop 303 to Cotton Lane – September 11-October 2
  • Parkview Place, Bell Road to Greenway Road – Octo...
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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Surprise accepting Veterans Day Parade entries

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Surprise Parks and Recreation is now accepting entries from clubs, organizations, groups and residents who want to participate in the city’s 5th Annual Veterans Day Parade and honor those who have bravely served our country. 

The parade will be he...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Bell Rd palm tree maintenance begins Aug 31

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Work to trim palm trees in the medians on Bell Road, Litchfield Road to 183rd Avenue, will require single lane restrictions beginning Tuesday, August 31 thru Monday, September 13. 

Work hours are 8 p.m. – 6 a.m., Monday through Friday. 

Dr...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

City accepting vendor, car show entries for Surprise Fiesta Grande

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Surprise is excited for the return of the annual Surprise Fiesta Grande - in-person!

The Surprise Fiesta Grande street festival celebrates the city’s cultural heritage and features mariachi music, a piñata plaza, games, food, music, da...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

City of Surprise Seeking Applications for Voluntary Commission Vacancies

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The City of Surprise is currently accepting applications for the following Board/Commissions.  All Board/Commission positions are voluntary and you must reside in the City of Surprise.   

  • Board of Trustees (1 vacancy)  &...
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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Poetry, art & more! Upcoming fall events in Surprise

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Looking to “fall” into the arts in the next couple of months? You can find amazing arts and cultural events – from theater performances to poetry readings here in Surprise. Check out what’s coming up, and mark your ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Critical home rehabilitation funds available for eligible Surprise residents

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The City of Surprise is currently accepting applications from income-eligible, owner-occupied property owners in Surprise in need of assistance for critical home repairs to ensure the home is healthy and safe to occupy. These programs may also be availabl...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Surprise voters to see EPCOR Water franchise extension on Nov. ballot; register to vote by Oct. 4

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Surprise voters will be asked to approve a franchise extension with EPCOR Water in the November 2021 election, and voters must register by October 4 to cast a ballot. 

EPCOR is one of six water providers in the city of Surprise, and this election ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Surprise announces next steps in City Manager recruitment

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The Surprise City Council has determined the next steps in the recruitment process for the next City Manager. 

The contracted recruitment firm, CPS HR Consulting, received 59 applications for the position, which will become vacant following the im...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Surprise seeking sponsors, exhibitors for Nov 6 SciTech event

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Surprise is currently seeking event exhibitors and sponsors for the 2021 SciTech event that will take place from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 6, 2021, in the Surprise City Hall Courtyard, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza.

More than 1,000 science enthus...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) Program Year 2020

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Notice is hereby given by the City of Surprise that the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) Program Year 2020 has been drafted and will be available to the public for review for a period of 15 calendar days beginning August 23, 2...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Sunday in the Park returns with music & food trucks

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The City of Surprise presents the return of Sunday in the Park events in September, October and November! 

The first event in the series is happening September 19 and will feature live music by Music II Muzic, various food trucks, an assortment of...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Major League Baseball announces 2022 Spring Training schedule

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Major League Baseball, in conjunction with the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers, have released the 2022 Cactus League Spring Training schedule. Opening Day in Surprise, Arizona is set for Saturday, February 26 with the Texas Rangers taking on the Kans...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Surprise residents won’t see shortage at the tap as BOR declares “Tier 1” Colorado River shortage

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The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation today announced a Tier 1 shortage for Colorado River operations for 2022, meaning less water supplies available to Arizona. See the announcement, here. Due to Arizona’s priority system, our city supplies will not experience ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Fall Adult Sports registration opens August 16

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The Surprise Parks & Recreation department will soon begin accepting registrations for Fall Adult Co-Ed and Men’s Softball League Divisions, Co-Ed and Women’s Kickball, Men’s Basketball, Co-Ed Indoor Volleyball, and Adult...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Waddell Crossing PAD continued from 8/19 Planning & Zoning Meeting

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The Waddell Crossing Planned Area Development (PAD) hearing that was scheduled for the August 19, 2021 City of Surprise Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting will not appear on that agenda. 

The applicant, Dominium, has asked for an indefinite co...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Donna Meuse to serve as Human Resources Director

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City Manager Mike Frazier announced today that he has selected Donna Meuse to serve as the next Surprise Human Resources Director.

Meuse has 14 years of progressive experience in the field of Human Resources, 10 of those with the city of Surprise. She has ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Surprise updates RideChoice transportation program to include veterans and raised income limit

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Valley Metro’s RideChoice program, which offers discounted transportation options, has been expanded to allow more access for Surprise residents. All veterans with proof of eligibility will now qualify, and the FY2021 Income Limit Category has b...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Neighborhood Grant Program application now available

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Surprise City Council approved funding to support the Neighborhood Grant Program, providing eligible neighborhoods with small grants to fund neighborhood events, functions or community improvements. 

Recognizing an opportunity to encourage communi...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Surprise Economic Development Director receives “Most Influential Women in AZ Business" honor

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The city of Surprise applauds Economic Development Director Jeanine Jerkovic on being named one of Arizona Business Magazine’s 2021 “Most Influential Women in Arizona Business.”

Jerkovic’s work as the city’s Director of Economic Development attracts busine...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Holly Osborn to serve as Parks & Recreation Director

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City Manager Mike Frazier announced today that he has selected Holly Osborn to serve as the next Surprise Parks & Recreation Director.  

Osborn has 18 years of progressive experience with the city of Surprise, most recently as an Assistant Fin...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Progress Magazine - Summer 2021

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The Summer Surprise Progress Magazine is ready for your reading pleasure! Your mailbox will be extra hot with info about your most desired retail & restaurants, a look at what residents think about Surprise, how you can enjoy July 4th events and more.

See issue... City of Surprise News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Council proclaims Monsoon Awareness Week; Surprise offers safety tips for Monsoon 2021

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Mayor Skip Hall, proclaimed June 13-19 as Monsoon Awareness Week in Surprise during tonight’s Regular City Council Meeting and encouraged residents to be prepared for severe weather during the unpredictable season.

Monsoon, June 15-September 30, is a seaso...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

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

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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 Cou...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Peoria Deputy Police Chief Benny Piña selected to serve as Surprise Police Chief

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City Manager Mike Frazier announced today that he has selected Peoria Deputy Police Chief Benny Piña to serve as the next Chief of the Surprise Police Department. 

“The Surprise Police Department has a mission centered on serv...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Search for Surprise Police Chief narrows to six candidates

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The search for a new City of Surprise Police Chief is moving forward, with finalist interviews set to take place on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. 

The application period for the position closed on March 23 after receiving 62 applications. 

The s...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

City Hall reopens to public 4/12; City Council & public meetings open to in-person attendance

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On Monday, April 12, Surprise City Hall and other city administrative buildings will open to the public, following a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Additionally, meetings of the City Council and all boards and commissions will open to in-person attend...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Governor Ducey Announces Next Phase of Business and Safety Protocols

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Governor Doug Ducey today announced the next phase of COVID-19 mitigation.

The announcement follows 7 weeks of declining cases in Arizona, and the distribution of more than 2 million vaccines.

The following changes are reflected in a new Executive Order fro...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Say it, Surprise! National Community Survey coming soon

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What do you love about living in Surprise? What services do you value most? What can the city do better to improve the quality of life in our hometown?

You can share your thoughts in the 2021 National Community Survey (NCS)!

What you tell us helps to identi...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

City debuts anti-litter campaign, “Keep it Beautiful, Surprise!”

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The city of Surprise takes pride in being a safe, clean and attractive city, where residents and businesses can thrive and visitors are impressed. In an effort to keep our city as clean as possible, we are releasing a campaign encouraging residents to &am...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

DevelopNEXT: Council approves updates to city’s land development ordinances & design standards

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The Surprise City Council approved the adoption of new Land Development Ordinances (LDO) and Planning and Engineering Design Standards (PEDS) at the December 15 City Council Meeting following a more than two-year process that engaged both residents and de...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Governor Ducey Shares Latest On COVID-19

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Governor Doug Ducey today toured the vaccine distribution site at the Arizona State Fairgrounds and announced ten Arizona health care frontline workers who will be among the first Arizonans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. 

After the tour, the Gov...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Surprise breaks ground on Fire Station 308 at Litchfield & Cactus roads

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Construction began December 7 on City of Surprise Fire Station 308 at the southeast corner of Litchfield Road and Cactus Road. This voter-approved project is being funded by the 2017 Decide Surprise General Obligation Bond.

The southeast portion of Surpris...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Governor Ducey Announces Latest Actions to Fight COVID-19, Increase Hospital Staffing

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Governor Doug Ducey today announced a series of actions to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Arizona.

Today’s actions include: 

  • Update on vaccine distribution plan
  • Executive Order ensuring all Arizonans receive the vaccine without financial barriers
  • Ex...
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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Greenway Rd improvement project begins, Cotton Ln to Sarival Ave

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Construction of the voter-approved Greenway Road improvement project will begin Thursday, December 3.

The project will finish the south half of Greenway Road from 800 feet west of Loop 303 to 1600 feet east of Loop 303 (approximately Cotton Lane to Sarival...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Governor Ducey Announces $25 Million for Medical Professionals, Additional Safety Measures

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At a press conference at the state Public Health Lab, Governor Doug Ducey today announced a list of new actions to support hospitals and medical professionals and combat the spread of COVID-19. Arizona will invest $25 million to bolster hospital staffing ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Hastings sworn in as new District 5 Councilmember

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Jack Hastings was officially sworn in as the new District 5 (D5) Councilmember today at Surprise City Hall.

Hastings won the D5 seat during the August Primary Election over David Sanders, the council-appointed incumbent. 

Sanders was appointed on J...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Council approves Temporary Expansion of Premise permits for Surprise restaurants during COVID-19

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City Council last night approved the use of Temporary Expansion of Premise (TEP) permits for local restaurants to help expand their ability to serve more customers while maintaining social distancing requirements during COVID-19. 

The TEP permit a...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Oh Baby - Surprise Celebrates Banner’s Newly Expanded Nursery!

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The Surprise Economic Development Department joined the team at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center June 24th to celebrate the opening of their newly expanded nursery! “Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center maternity services primarily serve the growing populat...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Surprise Economic Development Director receives “Most Influential Women in AZ Business" honor

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The city of Surprise applauds Economic Development Director Jeanine Jerkovic on being named one of Arizona Business Magazine’s 2021 “Most Influential Women in Arizona Business.”

Jerkovic’s work as the city’s Director of Economic Development attracts busine...

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See press release... Economic Development News
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Surprise Small Business Relief Grant Summary

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The Surprise Economic Development Department successfully awarded 79 businesses with $350,000 over two phases in 2020 to mitigate economic impacts caused due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The attached summary document is an overview of the grant’s use and imp...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

20 Surprise 2020 Highlights: The “Not Completely Terrible” List

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It wasn’t a perfect year, but it wasn’t completely terrible. Looking back at 2020, the Economic Development Department captured 20 events, achievements and activities that capped the year in the City of Surprise.

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

City of Surprise receives five excellence awards from the International Economic Development Council

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The City of Surprise Economic Development Department has been recognized with five Excellence in Economic Development Awards by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC):

•   Gold Award - City of Surprise &am...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Surprise introduces Shop Surprise banners for retailers; creates Open for Business list

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To help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Surprise Economic Development department is introducing two new resources to promote local non-restaurant retailers: a purple “Open for Business” #ShopSurprise banner campaign and a ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

City launches webpage for consumers, businesses, job seekers; introduces business recovery plan

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Surprise launched today a webpage dedicated to connecting consumers, businesses and job seekers with tips, resources and support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The city’s Economic Development department created the COVID-19 Business and Workforce ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Surprise offers free online “Startup Space” to connect entrepreneurs, small businesses

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Free business support is now only a click away in the City of Surprise! A new online platform called Startup Space is now available to all Surprise small businesses, startups and residents free of cost, courtesy of the City of Surprise Economic Developmen...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

AZ TechCelerator hosts ribbon cutting for newest tenant, Arizona Cyber Warfare Range

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The AZ TechCelerator hosted a ribbon cutting event for its newest tenant, Arizona Cyber Warfare Range at 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 24.

The event took place on the AZ TechCelerator campus located at 12425 W. Bell Road in Building D.

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

National Indoor RV Centers expands to Surprise, brings head-of-household jobs

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Texas-based National Indoor RV Centers (NIRVC) has selected the City of Surprise, Arizona for its new expansion location. The new Surprise business center will grow 65 full-time jobs and will be dedicated to the sales, servicing, storage and maintenance o...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Economic Development AIMS Community Profile

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The City of Surprise AMIS Community Profile offers information about who we are demographically, our business services, transportation options, key development areas and more.

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Join the Surprise Fire-Medical Team

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The Surprise Fire-Medical Department is now hiring firefighter recruits! We're looking for safe, motivated and professional individuals to join our family.

For more information or to apply, visit surpriseaz.gov/careers

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Free Child Passenger Safety Seat Inspection

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80% of car seats are installed incorrectly. Have your car seat inspected!

Child safety seat inspections are available every 1st and 3rd Tuesday and 3rd Saturday of each month starting May 18, 2021 at Fire Station 303 at 15440 N. Cotton Lane from 9:00-10:45...

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Posted on: April 18, 2016

New Fire User Fees

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At the November 17th, 2015 Regular Council Meeting, Council approved Resolution 2015 – 108 which authorized an updated user fee schedule citywide to include the following updated fees for the Surprise Fire Medical Department to be effective immediately: R...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Peoria Deputy Police Chief Benny Piña selected to serve as Surprise Police Chief

Peoria Deputy Police Chief Benny Pina and next Chief of the Surprise Police Department

City Manager Mike Frazier announced today that he has selected Peoria Deputy Police Chief Benny Piña to serve as the next Chief of the Surprise Police Department. 

“The Surprise Police Department has a mission centered on serv...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Surprise Police Department Awarded Reaccreditation by CALEA

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Police Chief Terry Young is pleased to announce that the Surprise Police Department has once again successfully completed a multi-year process designed to recognize professionalism in law enforcement through achievement of national accredited status with ...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

City offers basketball programs taught by former collegiate coach, professional player

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Surprise Parks & Recreation now offers weekly skill appropriate basketball programs taught by former collegiate/professional players.

Sunday basketball clinics taught by Coach Anthony Enriquez will focus on different aspects of basketball. Clinics are ...

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See press release... Youth Services News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Teen programs ramp up for fall 2021

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Open Rec, Teen Adventures, Rec Nights and Teen Tournaments return this fall bringing many opportunities for Surprise youth to get involved!

Open Rec at Countryside Recreation Center: Teens and pre-teens, ages 11-17, are invited for a Friday night ...

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See press release... Youth Services News