|By PR Newswire||
|January 16, 2014 08:09 PM EST||
WILTON MANORS, Fla., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Resnick, Mayor of the City of Wilton Manors, Florida has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2014 Information Technology & Communications Steering Committee. This Committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving telecommunications and information systems (and public access to these systems), privacy concerns, cable TV, phone services, spectrum issues, communications tower siting, universal service, broadcasting and defense of city rights-of-way from degradation caused by installation of communications facilities. The appointment was announced by NLC President Chris Coleman, Mayor, St. Paul, Minnesota.
"As a previous member of the National League of Cities Information Technology & Communications Steering Committee, it is both a privilege and honor to represent the City of Wilton Manors," said Mayor Gary Resnick. "This committee serves to explore innovative technological advancements in IT and communications and develop policy that directly affects public access to these systems. It has been, and will continue to be, immensely productive and valuable to our community."
As a member of the committee, Mayor Resnick 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 Information Technology & Communications Committee is Beth Martinez Humenik, councilmember, Thornton, Colo. Serving as this year's vice chairs are Jeffrey Quibell, councilmember, Blue Springs, Mo. and Phil Goldstein, councilmember, Marietta, Ga. For more information on NLC's other committees and councils, visit http://www.nlc.org/influence-federal-policy/policy-committees.
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ABOUT THE CITY OF WILTON MANORS
The City of Wilton Manors was founded in 1925 by Edward John "Ned" Willingham, a land developer from Georgia. Today, the City of Wilton Manors offers all the benefits of a big city from shopping, to hip restaurants and bars, a burgeoning arts community and tons of community events, yet still maintains a cozy, community-feeling offering miles of natural waterways perfect for kayaking, paddle boarding and other outdoor activities. Recently named the "Second Gayest City" in the United States, the City of Wilton Manors boasts a diverse population of approximately 12,000 residents. To learn more about the live, work and play opportunities in Wilton Manors call (954) 390-2100 or visit www.wiltonmanors.com
CONTACT: Laurie Menekou, (954) 271-4666 (or) [email protected]
SOURCE City of Wilton Manors