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Phelps Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities’ Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee

Morgantown — June 1, 2021 — Billy Phelps, Mayor, Morgantown, Kentucky, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2021 (Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee) Federal Advocacy Committee. Mayor Phelps, was appointed to a one-year term and will provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC’s federal advocacy agenda and policy priorities. The appointment was announced by NLC President Kathy Maness, Councilmember, Lexington, South Carolina.

Mayor Phelps stated – “I have dedicated most of my life to the security of the citizens of Kentucky and I look forward to bringing my knowledge of Public Safety to the National League of Cities”

As a committee member, Mayor Phelps will play a key role among a diverse group of local leaders in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocating on behalf of America’s cities and towns before Congress, with the administration and at home.

“Our federal advocacy committees are the voices of what’s happening on the ground in our communities,” said Kathy Maness, councilmember of Lexington, South Carolina, and President of the National League of Cities (NLC). “I am proud to have Billy Phelps join NLC's Public Safety and Crime Prevention committee on behalf of his residents. Together with a team of local leaders from around the country, we will work to solve the most pressing challenges facing our communities.”

The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair ALAN Wapner, Councilmember, Ontarin, CA, Vice Chair Sheri Lauritano , Councilmember, Goodyear, Az .

For more information on NLC’s federal advocacy committees, visit: www.nlc.org/advocacy/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. www.nlc.org

 
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