Oliver Lum

Senior Manager, Communications and Media Relations
Office of the Mayor


Amy Jugpal

Communications and Media Relations Lead
Office of the Mayor

Weekend and after-hour media requests

City Hall operating hours are weekdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm. For after-hour media requests, email media.requests@surrey.ca. Media requests of an urgent and operational nature will be responded to after hours. All other requests will be actioned the next business day.

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City of Surrey’s 2025 Cultural Grants Program is now accepting applications. 

Submissions are accepted now through 5 p.m. PDT on August 30, with the grant allocation announcement taking place in September 2024.

Surrey City Council has endorsed the Imagine Scott Road Visioning Study, a comprehensive planning framework that will guide the long-term development along Scott Road and 72 Avenue.

The City of Surrey is reporting significant progress in achieving its goals in the Housing Action Plan in its semi-annual Housing Accelerator Fund (HAF) progress report.

Illegal dumping costs the City of Surrey approximately $750,000 annually, which could be better spent on community amenities and services.

During Monday night’s Regular Council Meeting, Surrey City Council approved a $744K contract to Aplin & Martin Consultants Ltd. to design the 72 Avenue Extension from 152 Street to 176 Street.

The B.C. government and the City of Surrey have reached an agreement that will
complete the transition to the Surrey Police Service (SPS) by providing oversight, accountability
and cost mitigation for residents and businesses in Surrey.

The Museum of Surrey (MOS) is opening applications for the Community Treasures exhibition series, for 2025 and 2026.

During the Regular Council Meeting on June 24, Surrey City Council approved Partnering, License and Operating Agreements with Alexandra Neighbourhood House for 25 new licensed childcare spaces at Strawberry Hill Hall.

On July 1, Surrey Canada Day saw its highest attendance of 90,000 people in its 20-year history.