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News Release

Councilwoman Thornton to Serve as Vice Chair of League of California Cities Policy Committee

For immediate release: October 30, 2020

Councilwoman ThorntonMoreno Valley City Councilwoman Dr. Carla J. Thornton (Dist. 2) has been appointed Vice Chair of the League of California Cities Housing, Community and Economic Development Policy Committee, one of seven League policy committees.

The League of California Cities is California's leading association of city officials who work together to enhance their knowledge and skills, exchange information, and combine resources so that they may influence policy decisions that affect cities.

Dr. Thornton has also been appointed as a member of the Executive Committee for the League's Riverside County Regional Division, one of 16 regional divisions.

"I'm proud to help represent Moreno Valley within the League of California Cities," said Thornton. "And housing and economic development are two of my highest priorities as a member of the City Council."

"As the 21st largest City in California, it's appropriate that we have a seat at the League's policy-making table," said Dr. Yxstian Gutierrez, Mayor of Moreno Valley. "Councilwoman Thornton will be a strong advocate for our City and our residents."


Concejal Thornton se desempeñará como
vicepresidenta del Comité de Pólizas de la
Liga de Ciudades de California

Dra. Carla J, Thornton concejal del distrito 2 de Moreno Valley ha sido nombrada Vicepresidente del Comité de Pólizas de Viviendas, Desarrollo Económico y Comunitario de la Liga de Ciudades de California, uno de los siete comités de pólizas de la Liga.

La Liga de Ciudades de California es la principal asociación de funcionarios municipales de California que trabajan juntos para mejorar sus conocimientos y habilidades, intercambiar información y combinar recursos para que puedan influir en las decisiones de pólizas que afectan a las ciudades.

La Dr. Thornton también ha sido nombrada miembro del Comité Ejecutivo de la División Regional del Condado de Riverside de la Liga, una de las 16 divisiones regionales.

"Estoy orgullosa de ayudar a representar a Moreno Valley dentro de la Liga de Ciudades de California", dijo Thornton. "Y la vivienda y el desarrollo económico son dos de mis mayores prioridades como miembro del Ayuntamiento".

"Como la 21ª ciudad más grande de California, es apropiado que tengamos un asiento en la mesa de la Liga para la formulación de pólizas", dijo el Dr. Yxstian Gutiérrez, alcalde de Moreno Valley. "La concejal Thornton será una fuerte defensora de nuestra ciudad y de nuestros residentes".

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