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Mayor Recognized at U.S. Conference of Mayors Leadership Meeting

Carmel, IN – Mayor Jim Brainard is one of 16 mayors who were selected to be profiled by the USCM in a report on mayoral leadership, The Power of 86 Million Americans: 1,000 Mayors Committed to Climate Action. This report highlights specific actions mayors are taking around the country to meet the goals of the Mayors Climate Protection Agreement (www.usmayors.org).  Brainard was highlighted among mayors from other cities such as Atlanta, Boston, Philadelphia and Miami.

This report was released by the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) at their fall leadership conference. More than 60 mayors came together at the fall USCM Leadership Meeting in Seattle to confer with U.S. Energy Secretary, Steven Chu; U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Shaun Donovan; HUD Deputy Secretary, Ron Sims; Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary, John Pocari; White House Urban Affairs Office Director, Aldofo Carrion; National Drug Control Policy Director, Gil Kerlikowske; U.S. Census Bureau Director, Dr. Robert Groves; and others on stimulus implementation, climate protection, and other policies that impact urban America and metropolitan areas.

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Contact:
Nancy Heck
(317) 571-2494
City of Carmel
www.carmel.in.gov

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