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Waddell Rd closed nightly, 157th Ave to Reems Rd, Oct 6-12

Surprise, AZ (October 3, 2019) Waddell Road will be closed nightly between 157th Avenue and Reems Road from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for utility work.

The work is scheduled to begin Sunday, October 6 and will be complete by Saturday, October 12, weather permitting.

Visit Road Closures and Traffic Restrictions for the most updated information about road work in Surprise.

Learn more about the Waddell Road Improvement Project at surpriseaz.gov/decidesurprise.

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US 60 (Grand Avenue) will be closed in both directions between Dysart Rd. and Loop 303 from 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, until 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, as the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) performs pavement preservation work.

RH Johnson Blvd., Reems Rd. and Dysart Rd. will be open for cross traffic at Grand Avenue. Closures will be in place for other local roads, and detours will be in place. Detour routes during the Grand Avenue closure will include Loop 303, Bell Road and El Mirage Road.

For more information, please visit www.azdot.gov, call the ADOT Bilingual Project Information Line at 855.712.8530 or send them a question or comment by email at https://apps.azdot.gov/contact_adot

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Come join our team! Surprise Fire-Medical is now hiring Firefighter Recruits. View the details and requirements online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/surprise

Travel Alert: Plan for US 60 (Grand Avenue) closures, restrictions near Surprise, Sun City West Oct. 5-6
The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers who use US 60 (Grand Avenue) near the Surprise and Sun City West areas to plan for closures and restrictions in both directions this weekend and to allow plenty of extra travel time, prepare for detours and expect slow travel. East and westbound US 60 is scheduled to be closed between the Loop 303 and Dysart Road from 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6.  ADOT will maintain access to Banner Del Webb Medical Center from R.H. Johnson and Meeker boulevards.


Surprise, A‌Z (October 2, 2019) Interact with hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) exhibits at this year’s Surprise SciTech Festival!
STEM enthusiasts of all ages are invited to come and check out interactive SciTech booths, an incredible line-up of speakers, music and more! Plus, coffee and snacks will be available for purchase from a variety of food trucks.
Be a part of the fun on Saturday, November 2, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., in the Surprise City Hall Courtyard, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza. Admission and parking are free.


Surprise, A‌Z (October 2, 2019) Mayor Hall officially proclaimed October as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” during last night’s Regular City Council Meeting.



Creating Connections to Community Services
The Surprise Care & Share Expo is a FREE, community event creating connections to human service organizations, health resources and medical checks. It’s a one-stop source for accessing programs and services that promote health, financial growth and self-empowerment. Plus, there will be fun events for the entire family to enjoy!
Event Details
Hosted by the City of Surprise Veterans, Disability and Human Services Commission
Saturday, October 5, 2019
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
City Hall Courtyard
16000 North Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, AZ 85374




An Innovative Public Awareness Campaign
The Pink Patch Project is an innovative public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to the fight against breast cancer and to support breast cancer research organizations in combating this devastating disease.

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City wins national video award for “The Moving Wall Vietnam Memorial” visit S urprise, A Z (October 1, 2019) – The City of Surprise Marketing & Communications Department earned a first place win in the National Association of Telecommunications Officers & Advisors’ (NATOA) 34 th Annual Government Programming Awards. Surprise took first place for our population size in the Edited Community Event Coverage category for The Moving Wall Vietnam Memorial video!

Regular City Council Work Session & Meeting

Agendas for the October 1, 2019 Regular City Council Work Session and Regular City Council Meeting have been posted at:

Update: Community Dog Park closed Sept 9-Oct 13 for annual maintenance

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*Due to recent weather events, the dog park will remain closed for one additional week. The dog park is now scheduled to reopen on Monday, October 14, weather permitting.* 

The Surprise Community Park Dog Park located at 15953 N. Bullard Ave, will.

https://www.surpriseaz.gov/agendas

Questions concerning the City of Surprise Council Agenda? Contact the City Clerk’s office at: 623.222.1200 or via email: clerk@surpriseaz.gov.

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Surprise draws national attention showcasing growing sport of pickleball

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The City of Surprise is gaining national attention for the fast-growing game of pickleball – a paddle sport combining elements of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. This season, the city is hosting more players and spectators from across the country than e…Read more…See press release…City of Surprise News Posted on: August 28, 2019

Update: Community Dog Park closed Sept 9-Oct 13 for annual maintenance

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*Due to recent weather events, the dog park will remain closed for one additional week. The dog park is now scheduled to reopen on Monday, October 14, weather permitting.* 

The Surprise Community Park Dog Park located at 15953 N. Bullard Ave, will…Read more.

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No more recycling in City of Surprise due to rising costs …

https://www.azfamily.com › news › no-more-recycling-in-city-of-surprise-d…Aug 13, 2019 – SURPRISE, AZ (3TV/CBS5) — The rising cost of recycling is prompting the City of Surprise to end its recycling program, at least for now. Starting …

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Schedules are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen factors. For more information, please call the ADOT Bilingual Project Information Line at 855.712.8530 or go to azdot.gov/contact and select Projects from the drop-down menu. For real-time highway conditions statewide, visit ADOT’s Traveler Information Site at www.az511.gov, follow ADOT on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 511, except while driving.

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Surprise, AZ (September 20, 2019) Surprise is offering Tennis & Racquetball Leagues for youths and adults. 

Register by September 30 so you don’t miss your shot at these great fall activities!

Surprise, AZ (September 20, 2019) Surprise is seeking volunteers to help beautify the city during the Surprise Day of Service on Saturday, October 19.

Surprise Day of Service projects will include painting, landscaping, removal of refuse, and other activities as needed, throughout the city. Projects will last approximately 1-4 hours.

Volunteers are asked to meet at the Surprise Senior Center, 15832 N. Hollyhock Street, at 8 a.m. to receive their assignment; and should plan to serve until noon. Lunch will be provided at noon.

Surprise, AZ (September 20, 2019) Fall break is approaching fast!  The Surprise Parks & Recreation Department will be offering Fall Break Camp October 14-18.

This camp provides opportunities for youth currently enrolled in K- 6th grades to have fun in a safe and supervised program. This exciting program features on-site activities such as: arts & crafts, games, sports, and special field trips.