Large Cities Council (LCC)

The Large Cities Council is open to any local elected official who represents an NLC member city with a population of 200,000 or more. By participating in the LCC, members gain access to a network of local leaders who work on issues that are relevant to your community.

The objective of the Large Cities Council (LCC) is to share ideas and successful strategies that solve the unique challenges affecting large cities.

Large Cities Council Membership Details

The Large Cities Council welcomes new members at any time throughout the year. The group meets in person at the Congressional City Conference and City Summit. There is no extra cost for NLC members to join the LCC.  

Leadership nominations for the Large Cities Council are solicited every Fall and their term begins at City Summit by the group’s membership.

Applications Open

Apply now for membership in the Large Cities Council. For directions on how to apply, information on leadership nominations and for access to the application, click the link. Current NLC members already engaged with Member Councils must also reapply for the upcoming year. 

Applications close November 30, 2022.

About NLC Member Councils

NLC’s member councils bring together leaders from communities that are similar in size, type or another important characteristic. The councils provide a space for local leaders to network and exchange ideas around issues of importance to the varying types of communities.