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Surprise, AZ (July 18, 2022) – The City of Surprise and Surprise-based fiber internet provider Wyyerd have been awarded $1.65 million by Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) to advance broadband capacity in two areas of the community – Surprise City Center and Surprise Heritage District.

The start date for the maintenance of the palm trees within the city’s Bell Road medians has been delayed. The work will now occur August 8-19 during the overnight hours. Temporary inside lane restrictions are expected between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. These will be moving restrictions as crews work from Grand Avenue to the western city limits.

Both City of Surprise public pools, Hollyhock Pool and Surprise Aquatic Center, are closed effective today and until further notice due to temporary staffing shortages as a result of possible COVID-19 exposures.

Surprise, AZ (August 2, 2022) – Improvements are coming to Cotton Lane between Cactus Road and Peoria Avenue, which will result in traffic restrictions beginning August 15.

Palm trees within the city’s Bell Road medians will be receiving landscape maintenance (trimming and pruning) August 1-19 during the overnight hours. Temporary inside lane restrictions are expected between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. These will be moving restrictions as crews work from Grand Avenue to the western city limits.

August 16, 2022 Regular City Council Meeting Agenda Amended

Road closure on Paradise Lane near City Hall, Tennis Complex & Library starting 8/8

Item Amended:

Item #12 – Consideration and action to approve a resolution of the Mayor and Council of the City of Surprise, Maricopa County, Arizona declaring and adopting the results of the Primary Election held on August 2, 2022, and ordering the recording of such resolution; Resolution #2022-86.

City of Surprise invites community to participate in blood drive on 9/6

Surprise, AZ (August 1, 2022) – The City of Surprise is working on an update to its General Plan, which guides the future vision of the City for the next 10 years, addressing issues such as land use, open space, transportation, infrastructure and services. Public participation is key to this process, and the first community workshop is happening August 30.

Tuesday, August 30 from 6-8 p.m.

Ottawa University Student Union – Second Floor, Upstairs Classroom

14360 W Tierra Buena Ln, Surprise, AZ 85374

Event & Parking Map (Parking available in the City Hall Parking Garage at 16000 N Civic Center Plz, Surprise or at Ottawa University O’Dell Center at 14440 W Tierra Buena Ln, Surprise)

Agendas for the August 16, 2022 Regular City Council Work Session and Regular City Council Meeting have been posted at: https://surpriseaz.gov/agendas

Surprise, AZ (August 11, 2022) – Special event promoters, sponsors and vendors will no longer need a special event license to operate in the City of Surprise, under certain conditions, beginning September 2, 2022.

Surprise, AZ (August 8, 2022) – Surprise water customers can save water and money thanks to new rebates. From now through April 2023, City-serviced residential and business customers can take advantage of the water conservation rebate programs detailed below:

Surprise, AZ (August 5, 2022) Mark your calendars and get ready to register for the City of Surprise Parks & Recreation Department’s Tot Time program!

Surprise Residents can register beginning August 10 and Non-Residents beginning August 17.

Surprise, AZ (August 4, 2022) The City of Surprise Parks and Recreation Department and the Michael Phelps Foundation teamed up this summer to teach children ages 6-12 about water safety, conduct swim lessons and teach overall life skills to include hygiene, diet, confidence building and life goals.

Surprise, AZ (August 4, 2022) – Crews will be performing pavement preservation work on two arterial roadways in Surprise during the month of August – Bell Road and Reems Road.

Surprise, AZ (August 3, 2022) – The City of Surprise Fire Medical Department (SFMD) will be opening recruitments for multiple positions from August through September. Each of the positions have their own set of requirements and qualifications listed below: