City Manager

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City Manager

Shawnee operates as a Council-Manager form of government.  The City Commission is comprised of an elected Mayor and six elected City Commissioners.  The City Commission sets policy, adopts legislation, and approves major projects and initiatives.  The City Commission appoints a City Manager to handle day-to-day operations and to manage the administrative tasks of the City, including the implementation of their legislative directives.  The City Commission also appoints the City Attorney, City Judge and City Treasurer. 

Justin Erickson was appointed Shawnee City Manager in June 2015.  Previous to this appointment, Justin served as the Community Development Director for the City of Shawnee from 2008-2015.  Previous to that, he worked in Washington State for county, city, and regional governmental entities.  He considers it an honor to serve the Mayor, City Commissioners, and the public in this capacity and is excited about working each day to improve the quality of life for the community. 

The City Manager's office is located in City Hall.  Please call (405) 878-1601 for assistance. 

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