Mar 23,2007 00:00
Bend City Manager, Andy Anderson has officially appointed Eric King as the new Assistant City Manager. King begins his tenure on April 16, and brings to the position an extensive and diverse background in management, citizen involvement and project management.
“City staff and the Bend 2030 Board are looking forward to working with Eric,” said City Manager Andy Anderson. “Eric has the experience, leadership skills, integrity and enthusiasm to lead both the staff and the Bend 2030 Board in their ongoing goals to build Bend into an even better city.”Under the general direction of the City Manger, the Assistant Manager is responsible for managing the City operations, programs, and policies, including special projects. This position also serves as the City liaison to the Bend 2030 Vision Board and is responsible for promoting the Bend 2030 Vision and working with community partners in monitoring the vision’s progress.
King has a Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning and a Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development from Portland State University. He has been in Oregon for ten years and is originally from Madison, Wisconsin. He enjoys spending time in the great outdoors with his wife and son and is looking forward to being an arms length distance to the Cascade Mountains.