• Innovation

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  • Stewardship

    An annual cycle of park vandalism is sadly predictable. See what cities and residents are doing to combat damage to public gathering spaces.
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  • Leadership

    Apply now to serve on the League of Minnesota Cities Board of Directors and help to lead an organization that represents cities across the state. The deadline to apply is May 29.
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It All Adds Up at the 2015 Annual Conference

But what does it all add up to? In this video, Annual Conference Planning Committee Chair and League Board Member Mike Mornson goes through Mike’s Math—breaking down how inspiring speakers, adventurous activities, and more equal the 2015 Annual Conference!

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Data Practices and Records Management for City Clerks

May 29—Breezy Point
June 25—Two Harbors
These half-day workshops will provide an in-depth look at what cities need to do to meet state data requirements. The League is partnering with MCFOA to bring these workshops to MCFOA regional trainings.
Read more about these workshops

2015 Annual Conference

June 24-26—Duluth
It all adds up at the 2015 LMC Annual Conference in Duluth! Three keynote speakers will engage and inspire, you'll have the opportunity to meet and connect with hundreds of city colleagues from around the state. Plus, explore Duluth during the pre-conference mobile session and a planned evening in Canal Park.
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Clerks' Orientation Conference

June 24-26—Duluth
Find out about Open Meeting Law, data practices, legal compliance issues, and more at this three-day conference held concurrently with the annual conference in Duluth. In addition to finding about fundamentals you'll need as a city clerk, you'll have the opportunity to attend annual conference concurrent and keynote sessions.
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City HR Actions Lookup Tool

Looking for bright ideas on HR-related matters? Use the City HR Actions Lookup tool to find examples and get ideas from cities across the state. The League’s newest lookup tool includes over 1,100 examples of what cities have done in the area of HR. Categories include combining positions, eliminating positions, changing policies that affect staff, early retirement, making changes to employee benefits, and more.

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Mayors Call for City Street Funding Legislation

Senate Tax Bill Moves to Senate Floor

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Does your city collaborate with another city or entity on any projects or services?

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Find out about the cooperative initiatives of other cities with the League’s Collaboration Lookup Tool. It includes more than 1,900 examples!
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