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Peoria City Manager Earns Positive Review
City Council Expresses Confidence in City's Direction
Peoria, Ariz. (Dec. 16, 2009) – City Manager Carl
Swenson has earned high marks from the Peoria City Council for guiding the city
through a tough economic period, according to his recently completed evaluation.
Collectively, the City Council expressed a high degree of confidence in the
direction of the city under his management.
“Carl’s leadership of the city organization has been
excellent, especially considering the difficult period we are in,” said Mayor
For the second consecutive year, Swenson made it
clear that he would not accept a pay increase given the economic climate, and
the City Council agreed.
“While we’d like to reward Mr. Swenson for a job
well done, it’s just not something fiscally responsible right now,” said
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