city of surprise

By Jason Stone
Twitter: @thestonecave

Surprise Mayor Skip Hall and Councilman David Sanders have both tested positive for COVID-19 and will self-quarantine for the next 10 days.

The mayor made the stunning announcement the he had contracted the virus by telephone during the June 16 City Council meeting, which he attended via phone from home.

“I tested positive for COVID, so I will be out of pocket for the next 10 days,” Mr. Hall said at the beginning of the meeting.

Mr. Sanders, meanwhile, also attended the meeting telephonically and confirmed afterward that he had also tested positive.

Surprise, AZ (June 17, 2020) Beginning Tuesday, July 7, the city of Surprise will resume drop-off recycling by allowing residents to bring acceptable materials to the city’s Public Works North Yard, 17274 N Litchfield Road.
Surprise residents can drop-off acceptable recycling materials on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. Proof of residency will be required.

Surprise City Manager Michael Frazier made the announcement during the last night’s Regular City Council Meeting.

Surprise residents can drop-off acceptable recycling materials on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. Proof of residency will be required.



Who do you wash your hands for?Although restrictions are easing, there has been a rise in COVID-19 cases in Arizona, as well as in other states. One of the most important things you can do to reduce the spread of coronavirus is to frequently wash your hands. Please make handwashing a habit not only to protect yourself and your loved ones, but others in your community who may be at higher risk.

Staying safe from COVID-19 in social settings 

Should I still wear a mask? Is it safe to attend social gatherings or am I still at risk of catching COVID-19? These are just some of the questions you may be asking yourself as restrictions begin to ease.

Learn how to stay safe when leaving your home or if you decide to take part in social gatherings.