Features

Jul-Aug 2021

Municipal Bonds 101: A Primer on Issuing General Obligation Bonds

Issuing municipal bonds is one of the most common ways for cities to finance capital improvements.

Jul-Aug 2021

My Year as ‘The Virtual President’

Brad Wiersum reflects on the past year as President of the League of Minnesota Cities.

Jul-Aug 2021

Promoting Public Safety Mental Health: The Elected Official’s Role

How cities can create an accountable and compassionate work environment that promotes the mental health of public safety employees.

Jul-Aug 2021

The League Thanks Outgoing Board Members

Six members of the League of Minnesota Cities (LMC) Board of Directors recently completed their Board terms.

Jul-Aug 2021

Budgeting for Technology

Reliable technology is crucial for cities to conduct business and provide excellent service to residents.

Jul-Aug 2021

Mornson: Lifelong Learner and Leader

Mike Mornson reflects on his final term on the Board of the League of Minnesota Cities.

May-Jun 2021

Your Checklist For Group Health Insurance Shopping

Take the guesswork out of health insurance renewals. Use this checklist when shopping for group health insurance for your city.

May-Jun 2021

Understanding Your City’s Past To Advance Racial Equity

As Minnesota’s population grows more diverse, cities are looking at how they present local history and the impacts of rules…

May-Jun 2021

City Partnerships Help Create Safe Routes to Schools

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) provides resources to communities to help them upgrade infrastructure, enhance safety measures, and make it…

Mar-Apr 2021

The Importance of Police Officer Physical Fitness Testing

Working with experts in the field, the League has developed a physical fitness test for police that is now available…