SEMINOLE – City Councilor Thomas Barnhorn has been appointed to the National League of Cities Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations Steering Committee.
The committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, general financial assistance programs, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, census, municipal bonds and capital finance, municipal management, antitrust issues, citizen participation and civil rights, labor relations, Native American sovereignty and municipal authority.
NLC president Marie Lopez Rogers, mayor of Avondale, Ariz., announced the appointment.
As a member of the committee, Seminole's Barnhorn will play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions, while advocating on behalf of America’s cities and towns on Capitol Hill, with the Administration, and at home.
The chair of this year’s committee is Robert Avery, a city council member in Gadsden, Ala.
Serving as this year’s vice chairs are Sarah Levison, a council member in Longmont, Colo.; and Cynthia Mangini, a councilman-at-large in Enfield, Conn. The National League of Cities is the nation’s oldest and largest organization devoted to strengthening and promoting cities.