Mayor Christian Price has been appointed to serve a third term on the National League of Cities (NLC) Community and Economic Development Committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving housing, community and economic development, land use, recreation and parks, historic preservation and international competitiveness.The appointment was announced by NLC President Melodee Colbert-Kean, councilmember, Joplin, Missouri.
“Serving on the National League of Cities Community and Economic Development Committee is a tremendous opportunity for the City of Maricopa and an honor,” said Price. “This is an opportunity to exchange ideas with leaders from around the country, impact policy that affects our city and state, and helps us create better solutions at a local level.”
As a member of the committee, Mayor Price will play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocate on behalf of America’s cities and towns before Congress, with the Administration and at home.
The chair of this year’s Community and Economic Development committee is Craig Thurmond, mayor, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Serving as this year’s vice chairs are Gerri Schroder, councilwoman, Henderson, Nev. and Gyna Bivens, councilmember, Fort Worth, Texas.
For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit http://www.nlc.org/influence-federal-policy/policy-committees.
The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.