About PORA

About PORA

What is PORA?

PORA (Sun City West Property Owners and Residents Association) is a non-profit organization serving the interests of the unincorporated community of Sun City West. All membership and business service fees support PORA’s efforts in being the Voice for Good Government in Sun City West.
PORA maintains offices for the Visitors Center and Arizona Office of Tourism, Consumer Services, Arizona State Attorney General satellite office, U.S. Senator Representative satellite office, Tax Assessor and the PORA OASIS Education Program.
PORA’s Board of Directors serve voluntarily, and look after the interests of Sun City West by working with state, county, and local authorities on issues impacting the community.

PORA is a member-supported organization that provides services to the residents of Sun City West in all civic matters except those strictly dealing with the administration and operation of the recreational facilities. PORA also relies on a solid team of volunteers who give freelu of their time to help distribute information and staff the Membership Office and the Sun City West Visitors Center.

Government Relations:
PORA is committed to fostering good relationships with local state and federal governments. We are dedicated to working with other community entities to support SCW.

The priorities of the Government Relations Committee are:

-Develop a consistent, working relationship with the County
Supervisor (Hickman)
-Meet with SCHOA Leadership about issues of mutual
concern.
-Develop an ongoing conversation/relationship with school
districts.
-Grow the relationship with legislators pre-session.

-Create and implement a liaison relationship with Fire and
Medical Authority.
-Maintain relationship with RUCO (Resident Utility Consumer
Office)
-Reinstate meetings with utility company leadership
-Continue to develop a relationship with City of Surprise
officials
-Create a liaison relationship with Congressional delegation.