Rick Klein

Rick Klein

City Manager
City of La Junta

About this Speaker

Rick has been in La Junta for the past 30 years, starting as the City Engineer, and transitioning to City Manager in 1990. His passion is to help his community move forward by preserving La Junta’s history and promoting healthy and active lifestyles. He is responsible for the management, operation, and direction of the City of La Junta including 27 departments, 128 staff members, and a $41 million budget. Rick also serves on numerous boards, including the Utility Board, Tri-County Housing and Community Development, City Tourism Board, Liaison for City Youth Commission, City Retirement Board, and is actively involved with Action 22, which helped save their Amtrak Station.