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MAYOR SKIP HALL

CITY OF SURPRISE, ARIZONA

Surprise, A‌Z (May 17, 2019) The city of Surprise has issued public notices regarding upcoming public hearings on a proposed annexation and zoning changes related to several parcels of land in the city’s northern area.

City Council will hold two public hearings regarding the annexation (case FS18-417) of approximately 1,180 acres of unincorporated land into the City of Surprise and establish equivalent City zoning, generally located north of Dixileta Drive and east of 163rd Avenue. This case will be presented at the Regular City Council meetings on June 4 and June 18, 2019.

City of Surprise Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council will hold public hearings regarding the approval of a Major PAD Amendment (Rezone) of approximately 634 acres for Marisol Ranch (case FS18-557), generally located north of White Wing Road (alignment) and east of 163rd Avenue. This case will be presented at the Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting on June 6, 2019 and at the Regular City Council Meeting on June 18, 2019.

City of Surprise Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council will hold Public Hearings regarding the approval of a Zone Change of approximately 486 acres for Lone Mountain Ranch (case FS18-459), generally located north of Dixileta Drive and east of 163rd Avenue. This case will be presented at the Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting on June 6, 2019 and at the Regular City Council Meeting on June 18, 2019.

All meetings begin at 6 p.m. and will be held at Surprise City Hall – Council Chambers, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza.

To see the full Public Notices on these cases, please visit www.surpriseaz.gov/notices.

DAVID SANDERS COUNCILMAN

DISTRICT 5 SURPRISE, ARIZONA

Surprise, A‌Z (May 17, 2019) City of Surprise administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

Due to the holiday, City of Surprise trash and recycling customers ONLY are reminded that collection will be postponed by one day the week of May 27-31. Monday collection will occur on Tuesday; Tuesday collection will occur on Wednesday; Wednesday collection will occur on Thursday; Thursday collection will occur on Friday.

DAVID SANDERS COUNCILMAN

DISTRICT 5 SURPRISE, ARIZONA

Although our Sunday in the Park series is coming to an end, don’t miss out on other great upcoming events!

On Saturday, May 11, the city invites you to attend a free Movie Night in the Park featuring Warner Bros. Entertainment’s “Small Foot”.  Mark Coronado Park gates open at 6 p.m. and the movie will start at 7 p.m. Food from a variety of food trucks will be available for purchase!

For more information or to view the list of upcoming events visit www.surpriseaz.gov/specialevents.


City Manager Mike Frazier’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 City Manager Recommended Budget, presented at City Council’s April 16 Work Session, continues to focus on Council’s commitment to maintain quality public services and infrastructure, while also addressing the needs of a growing community. The FY2020 Recommended Expenditure Budget is $414 million.  

DAVID SANDERS COUNCILMAN

DISTRICT 5 SURPRISE, ARIZONA

Surprise, AZ (April 23, 2019) – Beginning Monday, April 29, Southbound Litchfield Road will be closed from Cactus Road to Desert Cove Road nightly from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. to install a new water line. This nighttime restriction will be in place through Wednesday, May 8.

Bob Vukanovich

Gov. Doug Ducey to speak at Veterans Bridge Naming Celebration in Surprise

Surprise, A‌Z (April 22, 2019) The City of Surprise is hosting a celebration on Friday, April 26 to mark the renaming of the bridge at US 60 (Grand Ave) and Bell Road to Veterans Bridge.

Breaking News: Medicare Set to Run Out of Money in 2026

Roland Winters

District 1

Surprise 11 is now Surprise TV; watch city news on a new channel 


S‌urprise, A‌Z (August 5, 2016)
– The official TV station for the City of Surprise is switching channels and names. Surprise 11 is now Surprise TV! To catch all the latest city news, information or to watch a City Council meeting– Surprise TV is your connection to the City of Surprise.

Technology upgrades at Cox Communications and CenturyLink have or will move the city’s cable channel position from channel 11. Surprise TV is already located on 8513 in high definition for CenturyLink customers. Cox continues their transition from an analog to digital tier, and the new location for Surprise TV has not yet been identified. Finalized details will be made available at www.surpriseaz.gov. You can also access Surprise TV programming online at www.surpriseaz.gov/surprisetv.

David Sanders Councilman District 5

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Abrazo Surprise Hospital

Abrazo Surprise Hospital (Photo: Courtesy of Abrazo Community Health)

Abrazo Community Health will begin construction of a “microhospital” in Surprise that will provide 24-hour emergency room services, as well as minor surgical and medical procedures.

The 32,500-square-foot building will be near Loop 303 and Bell Road.

The facility will feature a 13-bed emergency department, an operating room, eight inpatient rooms, laboratory, diagnostic imaging and a pharmacy. 

The hospital marks the first in Surprise, a city of more than 130,000 people. The two nearest hospitals are Banner Boswell in Sun City and Banner Del Webb in Sun City West.