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NEWS

NLC Climate Meeting Coming to St. Paul

The National League of Cities’ (NLC) Sustainable Cities Institute will host its Midwest Regional Convening on Climate Resiliency in St. Paul Sept. 21-23. This convening will bring together teams of city officials from communities all across the upper Midwest, allowing for participants to delve into the issues that are specifically affecting their region. Cities must apply to be one of only 30 city teams chosen to attend. The deadline to apply is Aug. 31.

Learn more about this event

EVENTS+

Free Webinar: How to Inspect Traffic Signs to Meet Retroreflectivity Requirements(July 24, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.)

Find out what your city can do to ensure your sign inspectors are trained properly to assess new retroreflectivity levels.
Read more about and register for this webinar

Why Police Reports Are a Big Deal - with Jason Hiveley (October, various dates and locations)

Learn why having the ability to craft a well-written police report is crucial—and get practical tips to help you hone this skill.
Read more and register now for these workshops

SPOTLIGHT+

New Cyber Security Resource for Cities

Unfortunately, data security breaches have become a hot topic in the news today. So how can you protect your city and its data?

The League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust’s new eRisk Hub can assist members in the prevention of network, cyber, and privacy losses—and provide support in the timely reporting and recovery of losses if an incident does occur.

Read more about how to access the eRisk Hub

SOCIAL+

MN Cities Honor Veterans

GASB Seeks Comments on Proposals

Business Leadership Council

The LMC Business Leadership Council (BLC) provides financial support for the League, as well as a wealth of knowledge and expertise throughout publications and conferences.

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