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Arkansas Municipal League Presents New Officers at 83rd Convention (Doug Sprouse)

The Arkansas Municipal League at its 83rd Convention presented a new slate of officers for the 2017-2018 year. Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse was elected president. In his acceptance speech he urged cities and towns to continue to work together for the betterment of all Arkansans.

            Mayor Sprouse has served the League on the Executive Committee from 2009 to the present and as District 3 vice president in 2013-2014. He has also served on the League-affiliated State Aid Street Committee from 2013 to the present.

            Other officers elected for 2017-2018 include North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith, first vice president; Mountain Home Mayor Joe Dillard, District 1 vice president; North Little Rock Alderman Debi Ross, District 2 vice president; Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan, District 3 vice president; and Lamar Mayor Jerry Boen, District 4 vice president.

            More than 1,300 city and town leaders from across Arkansas attended the 83rd Convention, where they adopted the League’s agenda for the upcoming year.

            The Arkansas Municipal League is a service and advocacy organization for the municipalities of Arkansas. The League offers its programs and services to all 500 cities and towns in the state and was created in 1934 to assist cities with information and representation in the public affairs of our state and nation. To find out more, please visit www.arml.org.

DATE, 2017


Contact: Don Zimmerman, Executive Director

Whitnee V. Bullerwell, Communications Director

Arkansas Municipal League, 501-374-3484


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