Minnesota Cities Magazine
JAN-FEB 2014


As I See It: You Do Get What You Pay For

Local governments require the same level—if not more—expertise as any private-sector organization of comparable size.

Bits & Briefs

E-book price gauging, secure cities, NLC's City Fiscal Conditions report, and more.

Two-Way Street: How Does Your City Approach Code Enforcement?

Staff from Savage and Fridley explain their approach to code enforcement.

Ideas in Action: Clara City Gets Energy Boost from Natural Gas

Clara City has successfully developed a regional natural gas utility to provide both cost savings and development opportunities.

Legal Ease

From the Bench: Wrongful Discharge Case Hinges on Timeliness of Claim

Summaries of recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities.

Letter of the Law: Medical Records—OSHA 300 and Beyond

It’s that time of year again when the OSHA Form 300A Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses gets posted.

Up for Discussion

Let's Talk: Changing Perspectives—From City Hall to State Capitol

A discussion with Rep. Jeff Howe (R-Rockville) and Rep. Shannon Savick (DFL-Wells).

Ask LMC: Make the Most of Your New Sales Tax Exemption

LMC staff answer questions about sales tax exemptions, retroreflectivity, hiring retirees, and more.