June 22-26, 2001
Marriott Renaissance

Press Release: 2001 City Livability Program Award Winners Announced

Michigan Governor John Engler stressed the importance of cities and states working together on such issues as brownfields redevelopment, school improvements and internet taxation to continue the nation's growth and prosperity.

Partner America™ Chairman George A. Cloutier, Chairman and CEO of American Management Services, Inc., announces the first Partner America™ Small Business of the Year awardees: ECS Technologies, Inc. (Baltimore, MD), Gorman Bus Sales (Elma, NY) and Microsoft Big Day (Redmond, WA).


Tribute Paid to Coles Presidency; Congressman Gephardt and Governor Engler Address Mayors

Video: Tom Cochran and Mayor Coles discuss action taken on brownfields during the Coles Presidency.
Video: Tom Cochran thanks the people of Boise for Mayor Coles and pays tribute with a video.
Outgoing Conference of Mayors President and Boise Mayor, H. Brent Coles, gave the annual "President's Report" using a tried and effective media practice, a television talk show format. Hosted by Conference of Mayors executive director J. Thomas Cochran, the "live" television show, "Mayors U.S.A." took a look at the past year of the Coles' presidency. read more...

Video: House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt tells mayors he and his colleagues focus on issues from a local perspective.

Video: Mayor Coleman discusses "urban villages" at the Mayors and Business Council Plenary Breakfast.