Community invited to Land Use Planning Workshop April 28
Surprise, AZ (April 21, 2015) The City is hosting a community workshop where residents will learn about the future approach to Land Use Planning in Surprise and have an opportunity to provide input!
The workshop will be held Tuesday, April 28 from 6-8 p.m. in the Agua Fria Room of the Cimarron Center in Sun City Grand, 17100 W. Clearview Blvd., Surprise.
Attendees will take part in a visual preference survey that will help the City select preferred design concepts for:
• Neighborhood Design
• Parks and Open Space
• Housing Types
• Architectural Styles
Your input will help the City identify how to amend the Surprise General Plan 2035 to better grow a strong, diverse economy, create an enhanced quality of life and develop a unique character that supports the lifestyle you desire.
For more information, please contact Jackie Keller at email@example.com or 623.222.3153.
Surprise, AZ (April 22, 2015) City Council received the $294.7 million Fiscal Year 2016 City Manager Recommended Budget, Tuesday night, which was crafted to shore up immediate operational needs, continue service increases and prepare for the future.
The recommended budget includes funding for the following:
Maintaining mid-year Dial-A-Ride service expansion
18 new full time positions (Public Safety, Utility Operations, general government operations)
Surprise Regional Library operations (as required by previous agreement with the county)
Continues Express Route 571
It also includes policy recommendations to increase fund balance reserves. As a result, the General Fund balance reserve will increase by over 14% from the prior fiscal year to $17 million.
“The budget focuses on shoring up operational areas in need; pursuing higher levels of maintenance and replacement of vehicles, equipment and buildings; and continuing the service level increases and capital improvement plans outlined by City Council over the last fiscal year,” says City Manager Bob Wingenroth.
Council is scheduled to take action on a tentative budget May 5, with a final budget vote on June 2. FY16 begins on July 1, 2015.
The complete FY16 City Manager Recommended Budget is available on the homepage of www.surpriseaz.gov.
Surprise, AZ (April 23, 2015) Six companies will be recruiting for open positions on Friday, May 8 at Surprise City Hall.
Companies participating in the job fair, include:
Cobalt Medical Development (Surprise location will open in late 2015!) – various medical and administrative and management positions
Empereon Marketing – tele-sales representatives, team lead and supervisor
Gestamp Solar – welding and general labor
Intrepid Tool Industries – tool and cutter grinding and machinist
Rio Glass Solar – general labor and forklift driving
WinCo – check www.wincofoods.com\about\careers for information on open positions
The job fair will take place from 8 a.m. – Noon in the Mayor’s Atrium at City Hall, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza, Surprise.
Don’t see what you’re looking for? Be sure to check out local job postings on our Community Jobs Board!
For more information, please contact Julie Neal at Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org or 623.222.3322.