City of Surprise, Arizona

Population (Year): 149.191  (2021)

The City of Surprise, located in Maricopa County, Arizona, faces several infrastructure challenges. One of the main challenges is water scarcity, which requires the city to find alternative water sources to meet the increasing demand. Another significant challenge is transportation infrastructure, including the need for new road construction and improvement of existing roads to accommodate the growing population. Additionally, the city faces challenges in maintaining and upgrading its sewer and wastewater systems to meet the environmental standards and comply with the regulations set by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. Finally, there is a need for the city to improve and expand its parks and recreational facilities to meet the growing demand of the community.

City of Surprise

Sample Highlights from the Capital Improvement Plan

Project ID

Project Title

Project Start Year

Project Description

Project Spend Total

Page Ref

Project Satus


City Center Parking Garage


“The parking garage project in City Center will provide additional capacity to accommodate the growing needs of City Center. The
project may include but is not limited to, the payment of fees (city, county, state), engineering plans, construction documents,
and general contractor services for development of a parking garage. The estimated number of garage stalls to be delivered with
the project funding is 300 to 350.”



Not Started


Citywide Broadband Infrastructure


“The city of Surprise is a member of the Connective, a regional coalition conducting a gap analysis for broadband service across
Maricopa County. The Connective analysis will identify any significant gaps in existing and future population areas of Surprise,
allowing for the city broadband project to narrow service gaps in selected areas. The select areas may include the US 60
corridor to North Surprise, the emerging employment area in and around the Surprise Railplex, Surprise City Center, Prasada
Loop 303, and the Surprise Original Town Site. The project may include in-ground fiber and/or wireless service enhancements in
the selected areas.”



Not Started


Wildlife Corridor Study


“Contract with a recognized consulting firm to identify potential wildlife corridors and linkages, identify focal species, habitat
suitability, threats, land ownership, mitigating barriers and GIS mapping for the purpose of maintaining connectivity within the
analysis area and it’s correlation to annexed lands and neighborhood effects within the City of Surprise Planning Area.”



Not Started


SPA 3 Recharge Expansion


“The funding associated with this project would be used to expand the City’s recharge capabilities to the Areas of Hydrologic
Impact (AHI) with in Special Planning Area 3 (SPA3). These expansions would include the construction of pipe and associated
equipment, booster stations, wells, and basins to recharge the SPA3 aquifer. The final determination will be dependent on the
location of the facility. Actual construction of this infrastructure may entail reimbursement to developers for the construction of
such facilities and the commissioning of studies, permitting, design, and construction of facilities by the City.”



Not Started


SPA2 WRF Block Wall


“Design and Construction a block wall around the perimeter of the SPA2 Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) thereby increasing
the security at the site from intruders. The wall will be approximately 8′ tall with additional security placed on top of wall to
prevent intruders from scaling the wall. The wall will have security cameras mounted in strategic locations as an enhancement
for monitoring the site.”



Not Started

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When a city, municipality or state issues a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP),  it can be overwhelming and daunting, but there are a few key things you need to investigate. Let’s start with the definition of CIP – A Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) contains all the individual capital projects, equipment purchases, and major studies for a local government; in conjunction with construction and completion schedules, and in consort with financing plans. The plan provides a working blueprint for sustaining and improving the community’s infrastructures. It coordinates strategic planning, financial capacity, and physical development. A CIP stands at the epicenter of a government’s Planning, Public Works, and Finance departments. When a CIP is issued, it typically includes the following information:

  1. A listing of the capital projects or equipment to be purchased
  2. The projects ranked in order of preference
  3. The plan for financing the projects
  4. A timetable for the construction or completion of the project
  5. Justification for the project
  6. Explanation of expenses for the project
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