City Manager's Office The City Manager's Office provides strategic leadership and professional management to the City government organization and is responsible for planning, directing, managing, and reviewing all activities and operations of the City; coordinates programs, services, and activities among city departments and outside agencies; ensures the financial integrity of the City. He attends all City Council Meetings, makes recommendations to the Council, and keeps them updated on the City's business. City Manager - Eric Swanson Eric has over 35 years of experience in local government management. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of South Dakota. He retired from the U.S. Air Force, in 2017, after 30 years of service. Eric enjoys working with the residents, City Council, and City staff of Phoenix. He encourages anyone with questions to contact him regarding upcoming infrastructure projects, community engagement, input on City Activities, and supporting local businesses.