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Surprise, A‌Z (August 30, 2021) City of Surprise administrative offices will be closed Monday, September 6 due to Labor Day.

Also due to the holiday, City of Surprise trash customers ONLY are reminded there will be a modified collection schedule that week that will postpone collection by one day. There will be no service Monday. Collection will resume on Tuesday, September 7.


Surprise, AZ (September 1, 2021) 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 held at 10 a.m., Thursday, November 11, and will run along Bullard Avenue between Paradise and Tierra Buena lanes. 

The City of Surprise interpentation of Opinion 183-050……………….The Arizona Attorney General in published Opinion I83-050 (1983),  concluded that this provision extends to not only current appointees, but permits a governing body to interview and discuss/evaluate applicants for appointment even though the applicant may not be currently employed by the public body.

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Surprise, AZ (August 27, 2021) 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, dancing, kids’ zone, classic car show, live entertainment and more.  

The celebration will be held on Saturday, October 9 from 5 – 10 p.m. at the Villanueva Recreation Complex, located at 15660 N. Hollyhock Street in the Grand Avenue corridor. 

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)  – Term Expiration June 30, 2024
  • Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission (1 vacancy) – Term Expiration June 30, 2023

Surprise, A‌Z (August 26, 2021) Surprise residents looking to prune your landscape or clean out your garage – it’s the perfect time! Take advantage of the Residential Waste Cleanup Event on Saturday, September 11.

Surprise residents can drop off up to 2,000 pounds of non-hazardous, residential waste free-of-charge at the Northwest Regional Landfill, 19401 W. Deer Valley Rd., from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is a limit of one load per household.

Surprise, A‌Z (August 26, 2021) 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 calendar to attend!

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Join us via Zoom – it’s free to attend! The Arizona Legislature expanded gaming and approved sports betting this year, and, for the first time in state history, residents can place their bets in September – just in time for the NFL season. How will sports betting work in Arizona? How is the new industry shaping up? What can residents expect in the coming weeks? What benefits will the state accrue? Tune in to the conversation – it’s free to attend!

Surprise, A‌Z (August 12, 2021) The city of Surprise will hold a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.

Surprise, AZ (August 9, 2021) 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 Flag Football. 

Motorcycle Safety Class & Interactive Course presented by Surprise Police Department, September 19

Critical home rehabilitation funds available for eligible Surprise residents

Weather Alert
Excessive Heat Warning issued August 25 at 12:56PM MST until August 27 at 8:00PM MST by NWS Phoenix

Surprise, AZ (August 16, 2021) 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 a reduction. This shortage declaration does not mean a shortage at your tap. See the response from Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) and the Central Arizona Project (CAP), here.

Surprise, AZ (August 17, 2021) The City of Surprise is recruiting new members for the Surprise Youth Justice Project (SYJP). SYJP is comprised of high school students committed to increasing the availability of restorative justice opportunities for young people.

Surprise, AZ (August 25, 2021) Cactus Road is closed just east of 175th Avenue due to a sinkhole in the westbound lane of the roadway.

Surprise, AZ (August 19, 2021) 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 beer and wine, and family-friendly entertainment such as bounce houses, face painting, a trackless train and more! 

There is a hard closure of Cactus Road from west of the Legacy Traditional School entrance to 175th Ave; and a soft closure, allowing local traffic only, from the school entrance to the west side of the Cactus Road and Cotton Lane intersection.

The roadway is estimated to remain closed for one week until repairs are complete.

Surprise, AZ (August 16, 2021) 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 a reduction. This shortage declaration does not mean a shortage at your tap. See the response from Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) and the Central Arizona Project (CAP), here.

Surprise, AZ (August 23, 2021) 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. 

Surprise, AZ (August 25, 2021) 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 will not change EPCOR’s service area. Approval would allow EPCOR to construct, maintain and operate a potable water delivery system and a wastewater collection, treatment and disposal system throughout the city public rights-of-way. The franchise does not grant authority to change your utility rate. 

S‌urprise, A‌Z (June 16, 2021) Surprise City Council voted at their June 15 meeting to reappoint Surprise City Court Presiding Judge Louis Frank Dominguez and Associate Judge Catherine A. Gaudreau to new four-year terms beginning July 1, 2021.

Surprise, AZ (June 15, 2021) 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.

Surprise, A‌Z (June 14, 2021) A traffic pattern change is coming to two intersections of 175th Avenue in Surprise. Four-way stops will be added at Surprise Farms Loop North and Surprise Farms Loop South on Monday, June 28.

In partnership with the Arizona Coalition for Military Families (ACMF), Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services, Northern Arizona University (NAU), Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation, and Rio Salado Community College, the City of Surprise is proud to offer the West Valley Military and Veteran Success Center a new home within the Surprise Resource Center at the AZ TechCelerator Campus, located at 12425 W. Bell Road, Suite 124. The center includes a variety of military and veteran support services and resources, made possible by the generous support of partner organizations and all West Valley cities.

S‌urprise, A‌Z (April 16, 2021) City Manager Mike Frazier’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Recommended Budget,

Surprise, AZ (July 6, 2021) Surprise Parks & Recreation Department is now registering for youth soccer, tee-ball, baseball, softball and volleyball leagues as well as sports skill classes and camps. Youth pickleball and tennis programs are also available. Regular registration for our 2021 Fall Sports leagues, camps and classes runs today through July 23. Late registration begins July 26…………….For more information, please call 623.222.2000 or visit surpriseaz.gov/recreation.

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Maybe this country would not be in such a mess today if the Indians had adopted more stringent immigration laws.

If the law of supply and demand is responsible for existing prices it ought to be repealed.

We fight for freedom and then start making laws to get rid of it.

Nothing makes a man the boss of his house like living alone.