Surprise City Scorecard: How public bodies voted

By Independent Newsmedia
Posted 6/14/20

How Surprise city boards, commissions and committees voted at recent meetings.

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Surprise City Scorecard: How public bodies voted

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MARLEY PARK COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT



    • When: Tuesday, June 2
    • Where: City Hall, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza
    • Present: Mayor Skip Hall, Vice Mayor Chris Judd, Councilmembers Roland Winters, Nancy Hayden, Patrick Duffy, Ken Remley and David Sanders.



Unanimous Approvals:



    • Minutes of the May 5 Marley Park CFD Board Meeting.
    • Board’s intent to levy secondary property taxes at a rate of $3.4771 per $100 dollars of assessed valuation on June 16, 2020.
    • Adoption of the FY2021 Marley Park Community Facilities District final expenditure limitation budget of $1,605,600.



SURPRISE CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING



    • When: Tuesday, June 2
    • Where: City Hall, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza
    • Present: Mayor Skip Hall, Vice Mayor Chris Judd, Councilmembers Roland Winters, Nancy Hayden, Patrick Duffy, Ken Remley and David Sanders.



Unanimous Approvals:



    • City’s intent to levy primary property taxes in the amount of $0.7591 per $100 of assessed valuation and secondary property taxes in the amount of $0.3880 per $100 of assessed valuation and setting the property tax adoption for June 16, 2020.
    • City’s intent to adopt Street Light Improvement District (SLID) property tax levies up to the maximum rate of $1.20 for each $100 of assessed valuation and setting the property tax adoption for June 16, 2020.
    • Adoption of the final budget for FY2021.



SURPRISE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING



    • When: Tuesday, June 2
    • Where: City Hall, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza
    • Present: Mayor Skip Hall, Vice Mayor Chris Judd, Councilmembers Roland Winters, Nancy Hayden, Patrick Duffy, Ken Remley and David Sanders.



Unanimous Approvals:



    • Minutes of May 19 regular city council work session and regular city council meeting.
    • Declaring the city’s intent to establish the “City of Surprise, Arizona, SU­ TieraVrdeEast185 Lighting Improvement District” to purchase facilities and energy for lighting the public streets and parks.
    • Two Intergovernmental Agreements for the purpose of Records Management System (RMS) sharing.
    • Amendment to the FY2020 budget by reallocating appropriations of $33,600 from contingency within the Grant Fund Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Project to account for the acceptance of a grant award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (OJP) for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, BJA FY20 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program.
    • Amendment to the FY2020 budget by reallocating appropriations of $75,500 from the Grants Fund to a new project in the Ground Ambulance Service Fund to account for the acceptance of CARES Act funding and cover healthcare related expenses attributable to the COVID­19 pandemic.
    • Declaring the city’s intent to establish the “City of Surprise, Arizona, SU­ DesertCove184 Lighting Improvement District” to purchase facilities and energy for lighting the public streets and parks.
    • Amendment to the FY2020 budget by reallocating appropriations of $750,000 within the Employee Healthcare fund to cover anticipated medical and pharmacy expenditures.
    • Selection of art for new Fire Station 304 facility.



SURPRISE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION



    • When: Thursday, June 4
    • Where: City Hall, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza
    • Present: Chair Matthew Keating, Vice Chair Ken Chapman, Commissioners Dennis Bash, Mitchell Rosenbaum, Scott Krous, Gisele Norberg and Dennis W. Smith
    • Absent: Commissioners Mitchell Rosenbaum (excused)



Unanimous Approvals:



    • April 27, 2020, meeting minutes [Norberg abstained].
    • May 7, 2020, meeting minutes.
    • Comprehensive Sign Program entitled “Abrazo Surprise Hospital Sign Plan” on the southwest corner of Bell Road and Loop 303.
    • Zone change from Mesquite Mountain Ranch Planned Area Development Low Density Residential (RL­ 5­PAD) to Mesquite Mountain Ranch III Planned Unit Development Low Density Residential (RL­5­ PUD), Medium Density Residential (RM­6­PUD), and Open Space (OS­PUD); and a zone change from Mesquite Mountain Ranch II PAD Low Density Residential (RL­5­PAD) to Mesquite Mountain Ranch III PUD Low Density Residential (RL­5­PUD) and Medium Density Residential (RM­6­PUD).
    • Preliminary plat for Heritage Asante Parcel 6, located west of 163rd Avenue and north of Grand Avenue [Krous recused].
    • Preliminary plat entitled “Preliminary Plat for Sycamore Farms Subdivision,” a property on the southeast corner of Cactus Road and Cotton Lane [Krous recused].

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