District 6 Councilmember Kevin Thompson has been re-appointed to the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee for 2017. This will be Councilmember Thompson’s second term on the committee. The appointment was announced by NLC president Matt Zone, councilmember from Cleveland, Ohio.
The CED Committee is charged with issues dealing with housing, community and economic development, land use, parks and recreation, historic preservation and international competitiveness.
“I’m excited to once again represent Mesa on the CED committee,” Thompson said. “It is a great opportunity to meet with other elected officials from across the country and discuss best practices and strategies as it relates to economic development in our cities”
The National League of Cities is the nation’s largest and most prestigious organization devoted to strengthening and promoting cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.