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Jun 1, 2020

This episode of the Amazing Cities and Towns Podcast, Jim Hunt interviews Darryl Moss


  • Darryl Moss was the first African American Mayor of Creedmoor, NC
  • The difference between Joe Busciano’s view in Los Angeles compared to the 4,400 population of Creedmoor, NC impact of COVID-19
  • How the National League of Cities helps the smaller communities that are under 50,000 population
  • The value of knowledge vs clout for small towns working in DC
  • The value of the Cities are Essential campaign for small cities and towns in the US


Special Mentions;


  • Kathy Novak former President of the National League of Cities
  • Joe Busciano current President of National League of Cities



7 Steps to an Amazing City:


  1. Attitude
  2. Motivation
  3. Attention to Detail
  4. Zing
  5. Inclusiveness
  6. Neighborhood Empowerment
  7. Green Awareness


Thanks for listening and look forward to having you join us for the next episode.


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About Darryl Moss:


Darryl is the former Mayor of Creedmoor, North Carolina and Chair of the National League of Cities Advisory Council



About Your Host, Jim Hunt:

Welcome to the “Building Amazing Cities and Towns Podcast” … The podcast for Mayors, Council Members, Managers, Staff and anyone who is interested in building an Amazing City.


Your host is Jim Hunt, the author of “Bottom Line Green, How American Cities are Saving the Planet and Money Too” and his latest book, “The Amazing City - 7 Steps to Creating an Amazing City”


Jim is also the former President of the National League of Cities, 27 year Mayor, Council Member and 2006 Municipal Leader of the Year by American City and County Magazine.


Today, Jim speaks to 1000’s of local government officials each year in the US and abroad.


Jim also consults with businesses that are bringing technology and innovation to local government.


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