By Jay Taylor | InMaricopa
If there is such a thing as a practical visionary who can survive in government, Rick Horst may be that “unicorn.”
On his arrival as city manager in 2018, he set about to build a city — without creating debt.
That economic development philosophy was honed over a 30-year career in public administration. And it led him to this city in the desert with plenty of open land to execute his vision.