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Auburn Councilmember John H. Holman Appointed to National League of Cities First Tier Suburbs Council

John HolmanAuburn City Councilmember John H. Holman has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2014 First Tier Suburbs Council. This council represents cities and towns outside of central cities and inside the ring of developing suburbs and rural areas. They share unique challenges and strengths that should be included in national, state and regional policy discussions. The appointment was announced by NLC President Chris Coleman, mayor, St. Paul, Minn. 

“We are quickly moving from a suburban to an urban environment in Auburn,” said Holman. “It is exciting to be a part of our positive growth. Serving on this committee for a second year is an honor and great resource for Auburn.” 

As a member of the committee, Holman will play a key role in strengthening suburban communities across the nation and will help set organizational policies on federal issues, while exploring city challenges and networking with peers. 

The chair of this year’s First Tier Suburbs Council is Corey Rushton, councilmember, West Valley City, Utah. Serving as this year’s vice chairs are Stanley Koci, mayor, Bedford, Ohio. and Gary Sherwood, councilmember, Glendale, Ariz. 

For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit the NLC Committees webpagelinks to external site.

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.