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Bill Peloza Appointed Chair of National League of Cities Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Steering Committee

Bill PelozaAuburn City Councilmember Bill Peloza has been appointed chair of the National League of Cities (NLC) 2014 Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Steering Committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving air quality, water quality, energy policy, national wetlands policy, noise control, solid and hazardous waste management and climate change or global warming issues. The appointment was announced by NLC President Chris Coleman, mayor, St. Paul, Minn.

“This is a real honor to receive a chair leadership position on one of the seven NLC policy committees. As council representative for the City of Auburn, this appointment will allow me to share and exchange common interests among the many other city officials on the committee," said Peloza.

As chair of the committee, Peloza 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.

Serving as this year’s vice chairs of the Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Steering Committee are Cindy Lerner, mayor, Pinecrest, Fla. and Cindy Circo, mayor pro‐tem, Kansas City, Mo.

For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit their committee webpage.

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.