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e-Bolleting_icon Residents Encouraged to “Fact Check” Information (7/8/2015) - A letter to the editor was published in the Surprise Independent last week in which a resident cited an annual performance report on local governments. The report, published by a special interest group called Americans for Prosperity, is unfavorable toward many cities in Arizona, including Surprise. This is the same special interest group that claims … Continue reading Residents Encouraged to “Fact Check” Information
e-Bolleting_icon Could a “Surface Subway” be coming to Grand Avenue in the future (6/2/2015) - Imagine if you could use a specially designed transit system between Surprise and Phoenix that would cut your current travel time significantly. Sound too good to be true? A study currently underway is looking at potential scenarios for developing enhanced bus service from Surprise to Phoenix with the possibility of including bus-rapid transit in the … Continue reading Could a “Surface Subway” be coming to Grand Avenue in the future
IRIS USA Ground Breaking IRIS USA Breaks Ground in Surprise (5/22/2015) - Mayor Wolcott and members of City Council joined IRIS USA, Inc. and its parent company IRIS Ohyama Inc. in breaking ground for the Company’s new Western United States Regional Headquarters facility in Surprise on May, 21, 2015. The new facility will house some 420,000-square-feet of manufacturing, distribution and office space and initially employ approximately 100 … Continue reading IRIS USA Breaks Ground in Surprise
Public Works Week Proclamation Mayor proclaims May 17-23 as Public Works Week (5/21/2015) - Mayor Wolcott issued a proclamation recognizing May 17-23, 2015 as Public Works Week in the City of Surprise! The proclamation was issued in honor of all the city employees who impact our residents’ daily lives in the areas of planning, building and maintaining city facilities. National Public Works Week was instituted as a public education … Continue reading Mayor proclaims May 17-23 as Public Works Week

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