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  1. Accreditation Team Invites Public CommentBetween August 3-5, 2020, assessors from CALEA will be conducting a virtual assessment of the Surprise Police Department as part of the reaccreditation process prior to granting reaccreditation for another four years. Read more…

To combat the spread of COVID-19, the Police Department is suspending the following programs until further notice:

  • Prescription Drug Take Back Kiosk. For alternative RX disposal locations:
  • Civilian Ride Along program & tours of police department
  • Fingerprinting services limited to court mandated printing only
  • Police Explorer program
ARIZONA WATER BLUE PRINT Introducing the Arizona Water BlueprintTo coincide with the 40th Anniversary of Arizona’s Groundwater Management Act, the Kyl Center for Water Policy today launched an innovative, online map and water data hub to help our state’s communities plan for a more resilient water future. It offers data visualizations and in-depth multimedia content on important water-related topics.The goal of the Blueprint tool, which includes more than 40 data layers – such as irrigation districts, water withdrawal wells, and Active Management Areas is to encourage holistic approaches to water planning & policy making.

Go to the Blueprint

Beginning July 1, 2020, single-family solid waste (trash) customers will pay a monthly base rate of $23.40. The rate schedule will then increase the rate by $0.10 each fiscal year beginning in 2021, bringing the rate to $23.70 on July 1, 2023. Residential water and wastewater utility rates will remain unchanged.