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Fort Collins Councilmembers appointed to National League of Cities councils

Released on Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Contact Information

  • Sarah Kane, Executive Assistant to City Council, 970-416-2447,

The National League of Cities (NLC) has appointed two Fort Collins City Councilmembers to serve on member councils.

  • Councilmember Shirley Peel was appointed to the Council on Youth, Education, and Families, which connects city and youth leaders address the needs of and improve outcomes for children, youth and their families.
  • Councilmember Tricia Canonico was appointed to the University Communities Council, which works to share ideas and creative solutions to the unique challenges affecting university communities.

The NLC is comprised of city, town and village leaders from across the country that are focused on improving the quality of life for their current and future constituents. The NLC works to strengthen local leadership, influence federal policy and drive innovative solutions.

NLC’s member councils bring together leaders from communities that are similar in size, type or another important characteristic to provide space for local leaders to network and exchange ideas around issues of importance to these communities.

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