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The Webb Presidency : Launching the Century of Cities

View the full video shown at the 68th Conference of Mayors in Seattle. The 26 minute video reviews the groundbreaking year under the leadership of Mayor Webb (shown above with wife, Wilma J. Webb).

2000 City Livability Program Award Winners Announced
20 Mayors Honored For Leadership, Innovation In Creating Better, More "Livable" Communities

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  • Daily Update: Saturday, June 10
    Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Receives the First Ever U.S. Conference of Mayors President's Award

    Mayor Riley is presented the President's Award by Mayor Webb. J. Thomas Cochran, Conference Executive Director, looks on.
    Watch the complete speech delivered by Mayor Riley.
    Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. received the first-ever U.S. Conference of Mayors President's Award during the Conference's 21st Annual City Livability Luncheon.

    Mayor Webb, who presented the award, praised Mayor Riley for his outstanding record in architectural design and historic preservation. Riley also is a Past President of the Conference.

    Mayor Riley, who recently organized a march in South Carolina supporting an effort to remove the Confederate Flag from the State Capitol building, regaled the audience with the tale of how the march was organized and how he personally walked more than 100 miles with thousands of supporters from Charleston to Columbia, South Carolina's capital.

    Mayors Johnson and Plusquellic Emphasize Importance of Conference Small Business Initiative

    Mayor Johnson gives an overview of Partner America.
    Small Business/Partner America Co-Chairs Akron Mayor Donald L. Plusquellic and Rochester Mayors William A. Johnson emphasize the importance of the Conference's small initiative. The program is designed to link mayors, small businesses, federal, state and local resources and management expertise to help small U.S. businesses succeed and profit.