Wednesday, February 07, 2018
KCMO Council Lady Heather Hall Earns National League Of Cities Appointment
An important bit of recognition for a Council Lady working diligently behind the scenes for her constituents . . .
Councilwoman Heather Hall Appointed to National League of Cities Community & Economic Development Committee
WASHINGTON – Heather Hall, 1st District In-District Councilwoman, City of Kansas City, Missouri has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2018 Community and Economic Development (CED) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s 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 Mark Stodola,mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas.
“I look forward to working with my fellow colleagues across the country on important needs concerning housing, community and economic development use,” said Councilwoman Heather Hall.
As a committee member, Councilwoman Hall 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.
“Serving on an NLC committee is one of the most effective ways for a local official to advocate for their community in Washington,” said NLC President Stodola. “I am thrilled to have Councilwoman Heather Hall join a team of local leaders from around the country working to cra* our policy pla+orm and to solve the most pressing challenges facing our communities.”
The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair Gina Bivens, councilmember, Fort Worth, Texas; and Vice Chairs Lou La Monte, mayor, Malibu, California; and Kevin Thompson, councilmember, Mesa, Arizona.
For more information, contact Markus Smith, Legislative Aide to Councilwoman Hall, at (816) 513-6505 or NLC’s federal advocacy committees, visit: http://www.nlc.org/advocacy/committees