National League of Cities

The Last Word: Fort Worth Mayor Pro Tem Gyna Bivens on Being Elected to the NLC Board

The National League of Cities elected Bivens to serve a one-year term on the NLC Board of Directors. Representing Council District 5 in Fort Worth, Bivens stepped into her new role at NLC’s 2023 City Summit in Atlanta, where the organization kicked off a year-long celebration of its centennial.
The Last Word: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson On Joining the ‘Smart Surfaces’ Coalition to Cool Cities
by | Jul 31, 2023
Johnson and four other U.S. mayors recently joined with the coalition to announce a project to cool cities and metropolitan areas with "Smart Surfaces"—an integrated solution that aims to reduce heat and fight climate change through the use of reflective "cool" roofs and pavements, green roofs, solar energy, porous pavements, rain gardens, and trees.