Training & Conferences

2016 Annual Conference

Explore leading-edge ways your city can be future-ready at the 2016 Annual Conference—a joint event hosted in St. Paul by the League and the Alliance for Innovation. Take part in this expanded conference as you network with local government colleagues from Minnesota and across the nation, see examples of local innovation in the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs, and get tools to bring back to your city during 45 educational sessions.
Read more about and register for the 2016 Annual Conference

2016 Clerks' Orientation Conference

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.
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Recorded Webinar—Handling Unfair Labor Practices: What Cities Need to Know

Join the League’s HR director and an experienced labor and employment attorney to hear about common unfair labor practices (ULPs) and relevant court cases. You will also learn what cities can expect under a new process for reporting ULPs beginning this summer, as well as what steps your city should consider taking to avoid ULPs.
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Recorded Webinar: The Economic Status of Minnesotans

In this webinar, presented live on May 12, State Demographer Susan Brower discuss a new report released in January on the economic status of the 17 largest cultural groups in the state, and what trends, such as age and immigration patterns, are behind the numbers.
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LMC Webinars

The League frequently offers webinars on timely issues affecting cities. Recent webinars have been presented on:
—Expectations for the 2016 Legislative Session
—Developing Long-Term Strategies to Control Employer Health Care Costs
—Gov. Dayton's Buffer Initiative and Minnesota Cities
—Planning State Transportation Systems
—What to Think About When Considering Police Body Cameras
—Keeping Electronic City Data Secure
—MN Medical Cannabis Program
—Introduction & Legislative Update
—Avoiding Public Sector #SocialMediaMissteps
—Road Map to Successful Implementation of PERA GASB 68
—Five Important Controls to Mitigate Employee Fraud
—Performance Evaluation in the Post-Schwanke Era
Access recordings and presentation slides of recent webinars

City Learning Point—professional online training for Minnesota cities

This online training program provides city officials and staff with professional development opportunities created specifically
for them. Sign up now for the new Respectful Workplace course, and check out the Human Resources Basics for Managers Series and the first course in the Land Use Series.
Read more and register for City Learning Point courses