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Where is Councilman Ken Remley ?

Our Mayor Skip Hall of the City of Surprise has said that our council members physical presence is not required for their public and legal appearance and participation at city council meetings.

Surprise, AZ (March 2, 2022) The city of Surprise is hosting a public meeting regarding its draft Property Maintenance Ordinance (PMO) so residents can learn more, ask questions and provide feedback.

The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Surprise City Hall Community Room, 16000 N Civic Center Plz.

Where is Councilman Ken Remley ?

Surprise, AZ (October 28, 2021) Get your Major League juices running at Surprise Stadium on Friday, March 4 with the 4th Annual Surprise Spring Training 5K and 1K Fun Run presented by Palm Valley Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics.

This 5K & 1K fun run will begin at 7 p.m. at Surprise Stadium and take you on a scenic, evening run through the City of Surprise before heading back to the ballpark to cross the finish line at the field! 

Surprise, AZ (March 2, 2022) The City of Surprise is hosting the 4th annual Surprise Spring Training 5K & 1K presented by Palm Valley Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics on Friday, March 4 at Surprise Stadium, located at 15850 N. Bullard Ave.

Surprise, AZ (February 2, 2022) The City of Surprise Parks and Recreation Department is offering a one-week Spring Break Camp that will run March 14-18. Camp registration is open now

Surprise, A‌Z (March 3, 2022) Mayor Skip Hall and the Surprise City Council invites you to attend the 2022 State of the City where we will premiere a video documenting our recent accomplishments and give a sneak preview of what’s to come!

Surprise, AZ (February 23, 2022) The Surprise Human Service and Community Vitality Department is looking for volunteers for a couple Day of Service events on Saturday, March 19 and Saturday April 16, 2022. Volunteers will participate in various projects throughout the city including landscaping, painting, trimming of shrubs, debris removal and more.

Stay afterwards for a “wrap party” that includes a showcase of the City’s programs and services, including police and fire vehicle displays! We will also have entertainment from some of our Dysart Unified Schools and city-run specialty classes, as well as complimentary concessions, featuring desserts, soft pretzels and popcorn.

Here are the event details:

Thursday, March 31

Surprise City Hall, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza

6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. State of the City Video Premiere, Council Chambers* 

6:30 – 8 p.m. City Showcase, City Hall First Floor & Outside Courtyard

Surprise, A‌Z (February 23, 2020) It’s the perfect time to prune your landscape, clean out your garage and take advantage of the Residential Waste Cleanup Event on Saturday, March 12.

Surprise residents are permitted to 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.

For the safety and convenience of participants, Bullard Ave. will be closed between Paradise Ln. and Greenway Rd. from 4 p.m. through approximately 10 p.m.

S‌urprise, A‌Z (February 25, 2022) The City of Surprise FY2023 budget building process kicks off at the City Council Work Session on Tuesday, March 1 at 5 p.m.

This will be the first in a series of presentations to Council by the City’s Finance Department regarding the overall development of the budget and the upcoming annual process.

Surprise, AZ (February 25, 2022) The Surprise Senior Center’s temporary closure for building upgrades has been extended through March 2. The Senior Center will now reopen March 3. Senior Center activities and the in-person congregate meal program will not be available; however, members may attend the in-person meal program at Banner Olive Branch Senior Center during this time.

Surprise, A‌Z (February 23, 2020) It’s the perfect time to prune your landscape, clean out your garage and take advantage of the Residential Waste Cleanup Event on Saturday, March 12.

Surprise residents are permitted to 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 (February 22, 2022) Looking for a great summer job? The City of Surprise Parks & Recreation Department is holding three trainings to get you certified and ready to apply for a possible position on our aquatics team.

Grand Avenue (US 60) at 39th Avenue reduced to one lane beginning late Saturday, Feb. 26
The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan ahead for the following restrictions on Grand Avenue (US 60) in Phoenix for overhead power line installation.East- and westbound Grand Avenue at 39th Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction from 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, to 2 a.m. Monday, Feb. 28.

Lifeguard Certification
Two lifeguard certification classes will be offered in March:
March 4-6
March 14-16

Surprise, AZ (February 22, 2022) Surprise Stadium has announced a time change to the series finale between Xavier and Oregon State on Saturday, February 26 at Surprise Stadium.

Originally scheduled for a 5 p.m. start, first pitch on Saturday has been moved to 1 p.m. MST.

Tickets purchased for the original game time are valid for the 1 p.m. start.

Major League Baseball and Major League Baseball Players Association have not yet been able to reach a new collective bargaining agreement. Due to the ongoing negotiations, MLB has notified all Clubs that it is no longer possible to play the first week of Spring Training games (February 26 – March 4) as originally scheduled.

Surprise Resource Center temporarily closed

The Surprise Resource Center will temporarily close for staff in-service the weekend of February 25.