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!
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.
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2015 Annual Conference
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
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.
Mayors Call for City Street Funding Legislation
Though city streets are essential to mobility and economic vitality, money for them has been missing from state transportation funding bills for over a decade. More than 20 mayors attended a press conference at the League on April 27 to urge state leaders to provide dedicated funding for city streets.
Senate Tax Bill Moves to Senate Floor
The Senate Taxes Committee approved the omnibus tax bill on April 28. The bill reduces state taxes by $170 million, provides additional tax relief through aids and credits of $67 million, and accelerates the distribution of local government aid and county program aid paid to cities, counties, and townships.
Directory of MN City Officials
From Ada to Zumbrota—the 2015 Directory is the only printed directory that provides comprehensive information on every Minnesota city!
Federal Fluoride Standard Lowered
Cities should continue to treat their water at the current required levels until they are informed by the Department of Health that a variance has been issued.
2015 LMC Annual Conference
Join hundreds of city leaders in Duluth June 24-26 for the 2015 LMC Annual Conference!
Affordable Care Act: City Trends, Common Challenges
Minnesota Cities magazine sat down with a benefits consultant to learn more about how cities are responding to the Affordable Care Act, and what resources are out there to help.
Another Training Opportunity for New City Leaders
Are you a new city clerk—or have you never attended the Clerks' Orientation Conference? This three-day conference can give you tools for your city!
Zoning Guide for Cities
Help your city guide private development through zoning to promote both the best use of the land and the prosperity, health, and welfare of the community. You'll also find example provisions and maps taken from real Minnesota cities.
Does your city collaborate with another city or entity on any projects or services?
- Yes, we have an ongoing collaboration with at least one other entity.
- Yes, we collaborated with another entity on a one-time project.
- No, we have not collaborated with another entity on anything, but we plan to in the future.
- No, we have not collaborated with another entity and we don’t have plans to.
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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