Arkansas Municipal League honors North Little Rock Council Member

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Municipal League at its 87th Annual Virtual Convention, held June 16-18, honored Council member Debi Ross, Ward 1 in North Little Rock with the Marvin L. Vinson Commitment to Excellence Award.

Debi Ross

The award is presented to municipal officials who have served with distinction and dedication to their cities and the League’s boards, councils, or committees for 12 years.

The award is named in honor of Vinson, who was mayor of Clarksville from 1983 until his death in 2001 and was League president in 1992-1993. The League hosted the convention and annual business meeting completely online, and it featured a combination of live and pre-recorded sessions focusing on current events and timely programming covering a variety of topics important to municipalities for a remote audience of about 900 city and town officials and personnel.

The Arkansas Municipal League is a service and advocacy organization for the municipalities of Arkansas. The League offers its programs and services to the 500 cities and towns in Arkansas and was created in 1934 to assist cities with information and representation in the public affairs of our state and nation. To find out more, visit