Training & Conferences

Highlights of this Section

2016 Regional Meetings

October and November—various dates and locations
Join LMC staff and your neighboring city officials this fall to learn about a model for engaging in constructive conversations with community members—no matter how challenging the situation. You'll also get an elections-year update from Minnesota's Secretary of State, hear from our IGR team about legislative issues, and have the opportunity to participate in a new, optional morning program.

Free Webinar: Partnering for Successful Downtown Street Reconstruction Projects

City streets, water, sewer, and municipal utilities are vital services to residents in our communities. However, a considerable amount of this infrastructure is aging—and maintaining, repairing, and replacing it can be challenging and expensive. So what practices and tools can help your city successfully complete infrastructure upgrades? During this online briefing, hear about how one community formed effective partnerships to successfully complete a downtown street reconstruction project.

Developing a Culture of Safety: 16 Life Safety Initiatives

This evening workshop will take you through the 16 Life Safety Initiatives that contribute to the foundation of safety policies in the U.S. fire service.

Mental Health First Aid for Police

During this hands-on training you'll explore about the warning signs of mental health problems and discover how you can offer initial help during an emergency situation.

Recorded Webinar: Police-Worn Body Cameras—How to Handle Data and Public Input Under the New Law

If your police department has a body-worn camera (BWC) policy, or is considering implementing one, a new law that went into effect Aug. 1 could impact your department. Watch this webinar to learn the requirements of this new law, understand the issues and pitfalls of BWC programs, and hear from practitioners.

LMC Webinars

The League frequently offers webinars on timely issues affecting cities. Recent webinars have been presented on:
—How to Handle Data and Public Input Under the New Police-Worn Body Cameras Law
—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

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.