Join NLC and your peers to learn how communities in the South are addressing the economic fallout from COVID.  Many cities, towns, and villages were the first to respond using all available resources to protect their residents and the safety of their communities.

Hear from city managers and budget directors how they are addressing expected budget shortfalls, supporting small businesses, and rethinking staff assignments in the wake of COVID. 



Lee Feldman, City Manager, Gainesville, FL 

Aretha Ferrell-Benavides, City Manager, Petersburg, VA 

Tyler Scott, Chief of Staff, Office of Mayor Linda Gorton, Lexington, KY