Rule 2. Comply with the Law Members will comply with the laws of the nation, the State of Arizona, and the City of Surprise in the performance of their public duties. These laws include, but are not limited to: the Federal and State constitutions; laws pertaining to conflicts of interest, election campaigns, financial disclosures, anti-discrimination, confidentiality/non-disclosure laws, and open meeting; City ordinances; and City and City Council policies. …………Was the council complying with the law when they started serving 5 years on the council instead of the legal term of 4 years ? Sec. 2-20
Staggered elections. At the 2016 city council election, the mayor and one council member from each of the following districts will be elected: District 2, District 3, and District 4. At the 2018 city council election, one council member from each of the following districts will be elected: District 1, District 5, and District 6. Thereafter, the election for municipal office will be held during the final year of the term of office of the then-incumbent council member. The mayor of the city shall be directly elected at large by all of the qualified electors of the city.
Almost everybody elected to the council received 5 years. They knew they were elected for 4 years and nobody said anything, it’s unreal and unbelieveable. I have filed a complaint with the city clerk Sherry Aguilar.
Sharon Wolcott (mayor) elected in 2011, started her term in
2012 – 2013 – 2014 – 2015 – 2016 / 2017 – 2018 – 2019 – 2020 by serving thru 2020 one year was gained. Should she have been in office in 2016 ?
Skip Hall (district #5) was re-elected in 2013, started his term in
2014 – 2015 – 2016 – 2017 – 2018 / 2019 – 2020 – 2021 – 2022 by serving thru 2022 one year was gained. Skip Hall should’nt have been in office in 2018.
Roland Winters (district #1) was elected in 2013, started his term in
2014 – 2015 – 2016 – 2017 – 2018 / 2019 – 2020 – 2021 – 2022 by serving thru 2022 one year was gained. Noland Winters should’nt have been in office in 2018.
Richard Alton (district #2) was re-elected in 2011, started his term in 2012. Richard Alton resigned in Nov. of 2013. Jim Biundo was appointed to replace him. Biundo also gained a year should’nt have been in office in 2016. Jim Hayden was elected in 2016 his term started in 2017. Jim passed away in Dec. 2017.
2012 – 2013 – 2014 – 2015 – 2016 / 2017 – 2018 – 2019 – 2020
John Williams (district 3) re-elected in 2011 started the term in 2012 – 2013 – 2014 – 2015 -2016 / re-elected in 2017 resigned in August 2017 he should not have been in office in 2016
Surprise chamber endorses 9 state legislature candidates
Group breaks long tradition of staying out political races
By Independent NewsmediaPosted 7/9/20
Jun 1, 2020 – Cheryl Packham challenging Skip Hall for top spot … The mayor position and four other seats on the Surprise City Council are up for grabs in …
How was Councilman Skip Hall serving as councilman in 2018 as he had not been elected to serve district 5 in 2018.
How did this happen ?
Roland Winters Jr.http://SURPRISEAZNEWS.COM :Roland Winters Jr. was elected to District 1 ( Acacia ) on August 27, 2013 and is serving a 5 year term which began January 1 , 2014. Winters was first elected to City Council in 2013 to serve a four-year term beginning January 2014 . How was he in office in 2018 ?
Kansas City Royals’ new housing facility! Located by Bullard Avenue and West Tierra Buena Lane, the site for this project is approximately 2.5 acres and will include a four-story, 82,000 SF housing building and a 4,000 SF separate storage building. The housing facility will contain 47 units, a pool, BBQ area, fire pit and ramada.
Council Policies & Procedures page 16
Any complaints relating to City elections must be filed with or referred to the City Clerk for review and disposition as provided by law.
The term ‘disposition’ when used in the context of litigation it refers to a court’s final determination or issue;
How do we hold our city council accountable. Any complaints relating to City elections must be filed with or referred to the City Clerk for review and disposition as provided by law. CITY OF SURPRISE POLICIES & PROCEDURES MANUAL page 16
After a thorough investigation, the complaint will be classified into one of the following dispositions: Unfounded: No verifiable factual base for complaint. Exonerated: The alleged act occurred, but was justified, legal, and/or proper. Not Sustained: Insufficient evidence to prove or disprove the allegation.
The Arizona Attorney General is a statewide four-year elected position and is the Chief Legal Officer of the state. The Attorney General provides legal counsel to state agencies and brings lawsuits on behalf of the state. The Attorney General’s Office also handles any cases between counties. The Attorney General enforces consumer protection and civil rights laws, and prosecutes criminals charged with white-collar crimes, public corruption, environmental law infractions and crimes committed in more than one county. The Attorney General prepares formal legal opinions on specific legal issues when requested by state officials, legislators or county attorneys. The Attorney General provides legal services for the Department of Economic Security and the Department of Child Safety. In addition, all appeals statewide from felony convictions are handled by the office.
Requests for Investigation under A.R.S. §41-194.01 that have been submitted to the Attorney General’s Office. Once a complete request is deemed received by the Office, there is a thirty-day period for the Office to complete its investigation and for the Attorney General to issue a report concluding whether the action that is the subject of the request violates, may violate, or does not violate state law.
Kleptocracy, literally meaning “the rule by thieves,” is a form of political corruption in which the ruling government seeks personal gain and status at the expense of ..
No other law enforcement agency has attained the kind of success the FBI has achieved in combating corruption. This success is due largely to the cooperation and coordination from a number of federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies to combat public corruption. These partnerships include, but are not limited to the Department of Justice, Agency Offices of Inspector General; law enforcement agencies’ internal affairs divisions; federal, state and local law enforcement and regulatory investigative agencies; and state and county prosecutor’s offices
41-194.01. Violations of state law by counties, cities and towns; attorney general investigation; report; withholding of state shared revenues.
I live in the city of surprise where we elect council members every 2 years. They are elected according to az statutes and city code for a 4 year term. I recently found out that they have been serving 5 year terms without any explanation. 07/07/2020
CITY OF SURPRISE Regular City Council Meeting 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza Surprise, AZ 85374 Thursday, January 3, 2019 @ 6:00 PM COUNCIL CHAMBERS Posted: December 27, 2019 at 12:38 PM
A. Call To Order B. Roll Call C. Pledge of Allegiance D. Proclamation and Community Acknowledgements E. City Manager Report F. City Clerk Report
The City Clerk will administer the Oath of Office and issue Certificate of Election to the following: Roland Winters, District 1; Nancy Hayden, District 2; Patrick Duffy, District 3; Skip Hall, District 5 and Chris Judd, District 6.