Andy Hafen Appointed Vice Chair of National League of Cities Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations Steering Committee
January 21, 2014
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Henderson, Nev. – Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen has been appointed vice chair of the National League of Cities (NLC) 2014 Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations Steering Committee. This 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. The appointment was announced by NLC President Chris Coleman, mayor, St. Paul, Minn.
“Working with this committee will provide a wonderful opportunity for Henderson to have a greater voice in developing national policies for city councils across the nation,” said Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen. “I also look forward to working with council members from agencies across the country to discuss best practices and build better communities.”
As vice chair of the committee, Hafen 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.
The chair of this year’s Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations Steering Committee is Sarah Levison, councilmember, Longmont, Colo. Serving with Hafen as vice chair is Cynthia Mangini, councilmember, Enfield, Conn.
For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit nlc.org.
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About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006 and Liveability.com: 2013), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and being a safe community (Forbes: 2nd safest in 2011, InsuranceProviders.com: 6th in 2012, Law Street Media: 6th in 2013) Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.
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