City Council Selects Roger Klingler As City Manager

Buckeye’s City Council selected its next city manager, replacing longtime manager Stephen Cleveland with Roger Klingler.

Roger Klingler officially got the job Tuesday night, though he has served as Buckeye’s interim city manager since last August.

Roger Klingler

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

Mr. Klingler started his career in Buckeye in 2014 as the assistant city manager and became the interim city manager in August of 2016.

He has three decades of municipal government management and service delivery experience.

He had previously served as assistant city manager in Scottsdale for 10 years, as well as 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.”

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