01/04/11¬† Mayor Senter‚Äôs Office announced today that Matthew C. Greller, Executive Director of the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns has appointed Plymouth City Attorney E. Nelson Chipman, Jr. as a member to the 2011 IACT Legislative Committee.¬† The committee will be chaired by Mayor Jason Thompson of Monticello and co-chaired by Mayor Greg Goodnight of Kokomo.¬†
In his letter of appointment, Greller detailed the committee‚Äôs primary duties to include:
‚óŹ¬† Review legislative proposals from the IACT membership and staff;
‚óŹ Design legislation in response to policies and resolutions adopted at the IACT Annual Conference;
‚óŹ¬† Provide testimony and other legislative representation and support activities on behalf of IACT;
‚óŹ¬† Act as spokespersons and communicators with media, membership and other groups on legislative matters;
‚óŹ¬† Monitor and review legislative developments during the General Assembly and interim study period;
‚óŹ¬† Maintain communication with House and Senate members as IACT issues develop;
‚óŹ¬† Review and recommend policy resolutions for consideration at the IACT Annual Conference.
¬†The committee meets approximately six to eight times per year.
¬†In accepting the appointment, Chipman stated he was honored and would work hard on issues important to cities and towns throughout Indiana.