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—Local Property Taxes 2.0 for City Government Reporters

Take part in this free webinar to find out about the role of property tax as a revenue source, trends in rates over the last 15 years, current legislative policies affecting those rates, and more!

Running Effective Meetings and Leading with Civility

Mayors, join colleagues from county, school, and township boards to explore how your unique role provides opportunities to encourage civility and run effective meetings.

Recorded Webinar: Partnering for Successful Downtown Street Reconstruction Projects

A considerable amount of vital city 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.

LMC Webinars

The League frequently offers webinars on timely issues affecting cities. Recent webinars have been presented on:
—Partnering for Successful Downtown Street Reconstruction
—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.