The League’s Research & Information Service is Minnesota’s most relied upon and comprehensive clearinghouse of information on city government, answering more than 6,000 inquiries each year. The information we produce and collect helps members navigate their daily governance and management responsibilities.
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Other key League resources and services on General Government topics
- Handbook for Minnesota Cities
The most comprehensive reference available on city government in Minnesota. Our online version is always current and easily searchable.
Access the online Handbook through the Resource Library
- Information Memos
In-depth explanation of key topics (e.g., running council meetings, investing city funds, data practices compliance). Many include sample documents (e.g., resolutions, ordinances, forms).
Access Managing & Governing Information Memos through the Resource Library
- Charter Assistance Program
Information, analysis, and advice on charter-related issues.
Read more about the Charter Assistance Program
- Codification Services
Complete indexing of city codes that is easy to update, stored on disk, and can be displayed on your city website.
Read more about Codification Services