Needed: More State Funds for City Streets

The League and others are advocating at the Capitol for additional dedicated state funding for city street maintenance, construction, and reconstruction. Support from cities for this initiative is critical to its success. We have several tools available to help cities advocate for city street funding. Please join us in this effort!

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Newly Elected Officials: 2017 Leadership Conference

Jan. 20-21, 2017—Mankato
Jan. 27-28, 2017—Bloomington
Feb. 24-25, 2017—Brainerd
Congratulations on your new city leadership position! We encourage you to attend this comprehensive two-day training so you can get your term off to a strong start.

Experienced Officials: 2017 Leadership Conference

Jan. 27-28, 2017—Bloomington
What can cities do to increase success for all residents in our communities? Gather with your municipal colleagues from around Minnesota to talk about how we can reform local government policies to positively impact communities of color.

2017 Safety & Loss Control Workshops

March & April—nine locations across Minnesota
Practical training is just ahead! Join city colleagues from your area of the state and hear from experts about how to be safe on the job. Leave with tips and tricks for managing risks and common safety challenges.

2017 Legislative Conference for Cities

March 23—St. Paul
Join your city colleagues in St. Paul this March as you get up to date on how the League's legislative priorities are fairing at the Capitol. Plus, get tips on how to advocate, tour the renovated Capitol building, and more!


City Learning Point: Professional Online Training

City Learning Point provides online courses that are easy to navigate and designed specifically for the staff and elected officials of Minnesota cities.

It’s affordable, convenient, effective training just for Minnesota cities!

Read more about City Learning Point


Underserved Cities Receive Broadband Grants

New Tax Proposals Include LGA Increase

Resource Library

Check out the Resource Library to find handbooks, manuals, information memos, publications, and other resources you need to govern and manage your city.

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LMC Legislative Updates

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Stay Informed During the 2017 Legislative Session

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Which of these legislative issues that affect cities will you be watching most closely during the 2017 State Legislative session?


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Which of these legislative issues that affect cities will you be watching most closely during the 2017 State Legislative session?

  • Transportation
  • Bonding
  • Broadband access
  • Local government aid
  • Other

Learn more about LMC’s priority policies and contact the IGR staff with questions.