MCTX District B Councilmember Jeffrey L. Boney was recently appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2020 Community and Economic development (CED) federal advocacy committee.
According to NLC, this committee is responsible for developing policy positions and leading NLC’s advocacy on issues involving housing, community and economic development, land use, recreation and parks, historic preservation, and international competitiveness. In addition, the Committee leads efforts in support of federal grant programs that support these activities, including the Community Development Block Grant program.
“I am honored to have been appointed to the NLC’s Community and Economic Development federal advocacy committee,” said Councilmember Boney. “Community and Economic Development have always been extremely important to me and they are issues I continue to advocate for. I am looking forward to working collaboratively with my colleagues from across the country to ensure policymakers understand the issues that are important to us locally.”
The Federal Advocacy Committee members comprise of local elected officials and city staff from NLC-member cities and towns across the country who are committed to discussing and influencing federal policy that has a direct and profound impact on local government operations. For additional information about NLC’s Federal Advocacy Committees, click this link: http://bit.ly/2SCIRQ5.
Councilmember Boney was also elected as the regional director for the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) Region 11. The NBC-LEO is a network and caucus within NLC that represents the interests of African American local elected officials. For more details on the caucus, visit: http://bit.ly/2MAScDU.
To learn more about Councilmember Boney or to contact him, visit: www.missouricitytx.gov/374/District-B.
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