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Cleveland (November 3, 2015) – Councilman Matt Zone is in line to become First Vice President of the National League of Cities when the organization convenes this week in Nashville for its annual national conference.
Councilman Zone, currently Second Vice President of the national organization, is running unopposed for the higher position. Voting is Saturday.
The National League of Cities advocates for more than 19,000 cities, villages and towns it represents across the country, offering resources, workshops and networking to municipal officials.
Its annual conference is the largest gathering of local elected officials and staff in the country.
Councilman Zone will be joined at the four-day conference by Councilwoman Phyllis Cleveland and Councilman Tony Brancatelli, both of whom have been invited as experts to participate in panel discussions.
Councilwoman Cleveland will speak on the impact of racism in America’s cities.
Councilman Brancatelli will speak on the recovery of Cleveland’s Slavic Village neighborhood which had been devastated during the national foreclosure crisis.
The event marks the National League of Cities’ 90th annual gathering. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks to the conference.
For more information about the national conference visit the Web site: