Following a thorough search and interview process, City Manager Larry Rains is pleased to announce the selection of Steven Weaver as Casa Grande’s new Deputy City Manager, effective March 6, 2017.
“Steven’s demonstrative experience in research, policy analysis, budget preparation, and personnel management will be an immense asset to the City of Casa Grande’s leadership team,” said City Manager, Larry Rains. “His vast knowledge and experience will prove to be extremely beneficial as we move forward to maintain excellent relationships with Council members, employees, and our residents.”
As the Deputy City Manager, Weaver will be responsible for administrative and managerial duties assisting the City Manager, assisting in the direction and implementation of major policies and procedures, directing the activities of assigned department directors and staff, and implementing programs and solutions in designated areas of responsibility.
“I am excited to serve as the Deputy City Manager for the City of Casa Grande,” said Weaver. “I look forward to returning to Arizona, where I grew up, and introducing the great state to my family. I am eager to work in a community that is experiencing growth, to create relationships with companies that are currently located in Casa Grande and companies interested in locating there, as well as help the city attain its goals.”
Weaver joins the City of Casa Grande from Riverton, Wyoming, where he has served as the City Administrator since August 2011. In his previous role, Weaver was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the city, its 130 employees, and city budget of $21-30 million. Prior to Riverton, Wyoming, Weaver held Assistant to the City Manager and City Manager positions in Coalinga, California and Carlton, Oregon respectively.
Weaver holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Brigham Young University, as well as Master of Public Administration from Boise State University.