Buckeye City Council selects Klingler as City Manager

The Buckeye City Council selected Roger Klingler as its next City Manager at their regular meeting last night. Mr. Klingler started his career in Buckeye in 2014 as the assistant city manager, and became the interim city manager in August of 2016.

Mr. KIingler’s experience also includes ten years as assistant city manager in Scottsdale, as well as the general manager of Water Resources and Intergovernmental Relations there.

“Roger has served the city of Buckeye well during his time as both the assistant city manager and interim city manager,” said Mayor Jackie Meck. “He’s a skilled and respected professional city administrator, and his strong leadership these past few years makes him the logical choice to continue leading our city into the future.”

“I’m excited to continue working with the entire City Council and staff to provide outstanding service to our residents,” Klingler added.

Mr. Klingler holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Michigan State University and also holds a Law Degree from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

His contract was approved at the March 7, 2017 City Council meeting. His annual salary will be $195,000. He will begin his duties immediately.

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