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City of Rosemount

Posted on: December 18, 2017

Two from Council to serve on national committees

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Rosemount’s Mayor and one of its Council members have been reappointed to committees of the National League of Cities (NLC) for 2018.

Mayor Bill Droste will serve on the League’s Transportation and Infrastructure Services federal advocacy committee. Council member Jeff Weisensel will serve on the Community and Economic Development committee. Their appointments were announced by NLC President Mark Stodola, mayor of Little Rock, Ark.

As committee members, the Rosemount officials will play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions. They will advocate on behalf of America’s cities and towns before Congress, with the administration, and at home.

“Serving on an NLC committee is one of the most effective ways for a local official to advocate for their community in Washington,” said NLC President Stodola. “I am thrilled to have Bill Droste and Jeff Weisensel join a team of local leaders from around the country working to craft our policy platform and to solve the most pressing challenges facing our communities.”

The transportation committee on which Mayor Droste will serve has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving transportation, including planning, funding, safety and security of public transit, streets and highways, aviation, railroads and ports.

The economic development committee on which Council member Weisensel will serve has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving housing, community and economic development, land use, recreation and parks, historic preservation and international competitiveness.

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