(June 27, 2019–St. Paul, MN) Mike Mornson, city manager of Hopkins, was elected today as the president of the League of Minnesota Cities for 2019-2020. Voting was held at the League’s Annual Conference in Duluth.
The Board of Directors is responsible for leading the statewide organization in a way that is strategic, responsible, and representative of all cities’ interests.
“Mike Mornson brings a passion and energy for the League and Minnesota cities that is contagious and motivating," said League Executive Director David Unmacht. “Mike continuously encourages and challenges staff to find new and creative ways to help our members.”
Mornson was hired by the City of Hopkins as city manager in August 2011. Mornson oversees the management and operations of all city departments and services, as well as citywide projects. Before joining Hopkins, Mike served as the city manager for the City of St. Anthony from 1994 to 2011, city administrator in the City of Big Lake from 1987 to 1994, and city administrator for the cities of Carver and Young America from 1985 to 1987.
The League of Minnesota Cities is a membership organization dedicated to helping cities throughout Minnesota build quality communities through effective advocacy, expert analysis, trusted guidance, and collective action. The League serves its more than 830 member cities through advocacy, education and training, policy development, risk management, and other services.