Building Civility Through Citizen EngagementPublished Feb 5, 2015
Workbook from the 2015 Leadership Conference for Experienced Officials session, "Authentic Public Engagement: Working Together to Solve Problems and Achieve Community Goals."
Cities Win with WellnessPublished Jan 1, 2007
Studies show that healthier employees are less likely to be absent from work; are more productive when at work; and tend to have fewer health insurance, work comp, and disability claims. (Article from Minnesota Cities magazine, Jan. 2007.)
Community Conversation Phase IIPublished Nov 21, 2013
Handout from the 2013 Greater Minnesota Regional Meetings session, "LMC Services: The League Would Really Do That For Me?"
Community Voices Panel DiscussionPublished Jul 9, 2012
An artist's rendering of what occurred during the Community Voices Panel Discussion at the 2012 LMC Annual Conference.
Conflict Handling Styles ExercisePublished Feb 27, 2015
Conflict Handling Styles Exercise worksheet from the 2015 Leadership Conference for Newly-Elected Officials Session, The Big Picture: Your Role as a City Leader
Conflict Managing Styles QuizPublished Feb 27, 2015
Conflict Managing Styles Quiz from the 2015 Leadership Conference for Newly-Elected Officials Session, The Big Picture: Your Role as a City Leader
Conflict of Interest Flow ChartsPublished Nov 21, 2013
Handout from the 2013 Greater Minnesota Regional Meetings session, "Conflict of Interest: Stump the Attorney."
Creating More Collaborative CouncilsPublished Feb 27, 2015
Presentation from the 2015 Leadership Conference for Newly-Elected Officials Session, Creating More Collaborative Councils
Creating Safe Grounds for PlayPublished Apr 1, 2011
City trails and playgrounds are integral to active, health living in cities. But with limited resources, what can cities do to provide safe "grounds for play" and limit liability for unfortunate injuries that may occur on trails and playgrounds? (Article from Minnesota Cities magazine, Mar.-Apr. 2011)
Crisis Communications GuidePublished May 9, 2008
The LMC Crisis Communications guide includes tools for cities in crisis and case studies of successful crisis communications operations in Minnesota cities.
Decision Making Styles SurveyPublished Feb 27, 2015
Decision Making Styles Survey from the 2015 Leadership Conference for Newly-Elected Officials Session, The Big Picture: Your Role as a City Leader
National Incident Management SystemPublished Jun 1, 2005
NIMS is a consistent, nationwide system that enables all levels of government, private sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during emergencies. (Article from Minnesota Cities magazine, June-July 2005.)
POST Mandated Training Offered Through PATROLPublished Jan 1, 2014
Peace officer Accredited Training Online, PATROL, offers various courses to help law enforcement agencies meet POST mandates on use of force and deadly force.
Training Safety Officer Planning FormPublished May 18, 2012
Ensure a quality program with minimal safety issues and concerns by having the Training Safety Officer fill out this form as it pertains to the upcoming training.
Training Safety Officer: The Control Tower for Police Injury ReductionPublished May 18, 2012
LMCIT recommends that member police departments implement a safety officer assignment when the department is engaged in active police training such as Use of force, active scenario based training, or firearms training/qualifications. The goal of using a training safety officer is to reduce injuries by increasing the amount of risk analysis and control, participant oversight, and safety awareness exercised during the training.
Training Session Reminders and ChecklistPublished May 18, 2012
This reminders checklist can be used to document all injuries, near misses, accidents, and successes as a result of the specific training.
Understanding Conflict Handling StylesPublished Feb 27, 2015
Understanding Conflict Handling Styles from the 2015 Leadership Conference for Newly-Elected Officials Session, The Big Picture: Your Role as a City Leader