Advocate for Minnesota cities at the State Capitol!

Whether you’re a newly elected official or a veteran in city government, you have a role in the 2023 legislative session. You’ve heard from your constituents, and now it’s time to get things done for Minnesota cities!

city day on the hill 2023

Join the League of Minnesota Cities for the 2023 City Day on the Hill, formerly known as the Legislative Conference, on Thursday, March 9, at DoubleTree by Hilton St. Paul.

Attend City Day on the Hill to:

Learn about important legislative issues impacting cities, including updates on cannabis legalization, duty disability, aids to cities, and other key priorities.
Hear from state policymakers about legislative proposals and their impacts on cities.
Build relationships with your state legislators and advocate for your city’s needs.
Connect with League Intergovernmental Relations staff.
Increase the visibility of Minnesota cities as key partners in policymaking.

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Who should attend?

Mayors, council members, city administrators, managers, and other city employees


$99 – Cities with a population less than 5,000


Subject to change

9-9:30 a.m.
Registration Opens
DoubleTree by Hilton St. Paul Downtown

9:30-9:40 a.m.
Welcome Remarks from LMC President Ron Johnson

9:40-10:15 a.m.
Remarks from Governor Walz (invited)

10:15-10:45 a.m.
Sifting through the weed(s): What cities need to know about cannabis regulation

10:45-11 a.m.

11-11:45 a.m.
Legislative Update from the League’s IGR Team
Topics will include cannabis legalization, duty disability, aids to cities, and other League priorities.

12-1 p.m.
Staff/IGR panel over lunch (moderated by retired Star Tribune columnist Lori Sturdevant)
Invitations have been extended to Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman, House Minority Leader Lisa Demuth, Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic, and Senate Minority Leader Mark Johnson.

1-4 p.m.
Meetings with Legislators
Capitol Hill – Please note that attendees are responsible for scheduling their own meetings with legislators. Bussing to and from the Capitol will be provided.

4:30-7 p.m.
Evening reception
DoubleTree by Hilton St. Paul Downtown’s Town Square Ballroom
411 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101


DoubleTree by Hilton St. Paul Downtown

411 Minnesota Street (view map)
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 651-291-8800

Book your room by Feb. 6, to take advantage of the conference rate!

  • Conference room rate: $149
  • Make reservations online.
  • To receive the conference room rate via phone, ask for the League of Minnesota Cities (group code 141) block when making your reservation.