McKinney elected as municipal league VP

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The Arkansas Municipal League at its 86th Annual Virtual Convention, held Aug. 19-21, presented a new slate of officers for the 2020-2021 year. Berryville Mayor Tim McKinney was elected first vice president.

McKinney has previously served the League as District 3 vice president in 1996-1997; on the Cities of the First Class Advisory Council from 1992-1995, 1999-2001 and 2012-2013; and on the Executive Committee from 1995-1996, 1997-1999, 2001-2009, and 2015-2020.

Other officers elected for 2020-2021 include Mulberry Mayor Gary Baxter, president; Cave City Mayor Jonas Anderson, District 1 vice president; Sherwood Council Member Beverly Williams, District 2 vice president; Gentry Mayor Kevin Johnston, District 3 vice president; and Pine Bluff Mayor Shirley Washington, District 4 vice president.

The Municipal League hosted the convention and annual business meeting completely online.

The Arkansas Municipal League is a service and advocacy organization for the municipalities of Arkansas. The league offers its programs and services to the 500 cities and towns in Arkansas 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, visit

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