New LMC Board Members and Officers Elected for 2016-2017 Terms
In addition to educational sessions and speakers, the 2016 Annual Conference was also time for League elections. Several new members and officers were elected to the organization’s Board of Directors for 2016-17 at the annual business meeting.
Running Effective Meetings and Leading with Civility
Various dates and locations in July
While different opinions can lead to better decisions, there are times when disagreements can make meetings less productive. Join colleagues from county, school, and township boards to explore how your role as mayor gives you unique opportunities to encourage civility and run effective meetings.
Read more and register for this workshop
2016 Clerks' Orientation Conference
August 2-4—St. Paul, MN
If you are new to your job, or have never attended the League of Minnesota Cities Clerks’ Orientation Conference, this 3-day workshop is a must. This conference provides excellent basic training for city employees charged with municipal clerk’s duties—including essential information on election laws, financial management, data practices, human resources, and insurance and loss control issues.
Read more about and register for the 2016 Clerks' Conference
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!
Want a Special Legislative Session? Let Legislators Know
Many cities would like to see the Legislature reconvene to complete unfinished work. The League is providing sample letters that can be easily customized by city officials who want to urge legislators to support a special session.
Materials from Annual Conference Now Available
Handouts and presentations from the 2016 Annual Conference are being posted as they become available. See materials from the conference's educational sessions to review what you learned, or see what you missed!
Your Comprehensive Guide to Minnesota Cities
Have city official contact information, city council meeting dates, and more at your fingertips.
New! GreenStep Cities Intern Manual
If your city is looking for the support of an intern but unsure how to structure the mutually-beneficial opportunity, then the new Minnesota GreenStep Cities Intern Manual will be a valuable resource that can help you each step of the way.
Mark Your Calendar for Aug. 2-4!
Are you a new city clerk—or perhaps you've never attended this conference? Join us in St. Paul this summer for this crucial training!
Prepare Now for Ice Arena Transitions
The refrigerant Freon is being phased out, and cities with ice arenas have some important decisions to make when preparing for the transition. See background on this issue and review what your choices are in the latest issue of Minnesota Cities magazine.
How Can You Run More Effective Meetings?
Explore what you can do as a city leader to run more effective meetings and encourage civility during these workshops this July.
Latest from LMC Blogs
The City Spot
Spotted: TSO Training in Kentucky
The City Spot Café: Municipal Liability
The Pipeline: MN Public Works Connection
New Federal OSHA Reporting Rules
On the Line: Public Safety Risk Management
New LMCIT Public Safety Resources Now Available Online
Check out the Resource Library to find handbooks, manuals, information memos, publications, and other resources you need to govern and manage your city.