Missouri Representative Bill Falkner Honored with MML Distinguished Service Award
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Posted by: Laura Holloway
September 19, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, contact Laura Holloway, communications specialist, Missouri Municipal League at 573-635-9134.
Missouri State Representative Bill Falkner Named Recipient of the
Missouri Municipal League 2019 Distinguished Service Award
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Municipal League is honored to present Missouri State Representative Bill Falkner with the 2019 MML Distinguished Service Award.
The award honors a current or former Missouri municipal official who has made outstanding contributions to the Missouri Municipal League. The selection committee considers a candidate’s length of service, enthusiasm and dedication, participation in MML activities and outstanding leadership in the association.
Rep. Falkner received the award at the MML 85th Annual Conference Sept. 10 in St. Charles, Missouri.
Rep. Falkner served as mayor of the city of St. Joseph for eight years, as well as four years on the city council.
Since taking office as representative in 2020, Rep. Falkner has recognized the need to educate House members about legislation affecting local governments. He led the effort to form the House Local Government Caucus, made up of House members who were former city, county and school board officials.
The Missouri Municipal League provides a united voice for municipalities across Missouri. Founded in 1934, MML now serves more than 640 municipalities with training, resources and legislative advocacy for local government success. Learn more at www.mocities.com.