The Arkansas Municipal League President recently appointed Fourth Ward Alderman Steven Mays of Pine Bluff to the league’s Advisory Council for Cities of the Large First Class Cities in Arkansas for 2018-2019.

North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith, newly elected league president, made the appointment, according to a news release.

“The purpose of this advisory council is to allow cities of similar size to get together and discuss their mutual problems and advise the league staff and executive committee as to the types of services and policies they would like for the league to pursue in order to help Large First Class Municipalities to solve their problems by working together in a timely manner,” according to the release.