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  • Stewardship

    Cities are embracing "Complete Streets" policies to better address the needs of the community and surrounding environment.
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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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End-of-Session Scramble

Legislators adjourned from the 2015 legislative session with no tax bill, but they did manage to pass a budget bill, including a “lights-on” transportation funding package, and a few other bills in the final hours and minutes before the session ended. As directed by the Minnesota Constitution, the session had to end by 11:59 p.m. on May 18. Gov. Dayton is expected to call a special session to take care of some unfinished business.

Read more in the Cities Bulletin


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.
Read more and register for this conference

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.
Read more and register for this conference


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.

Read more and access the HR Actions Lookup


New Liquor Laws to Note

The Benefits of Hiring Veterans

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Learn more about Complete Streets policies and see how other Minnesota cities are benefiting from this philosophy in the latest issue of Minnesota Cities magazine.


LMC Legislative Updates

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