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Focus on New Laws: Changes to Local Sales Tax Approval Process

Cities must now seek authorization from the Legislature to have a local sales tax before getting voter approval.

Reminder: Send Your Thoughts on City Legislative Policies by Oct. 25

Once finalized, the legislative policies will guide the League’s advocacy efforts at the state Capitol in 2020.

The City Speak Podcast: What Race Equity Work Looks Like in Small Cities

Find out what strengths small and Greater Minnesota cities have in creating equitable and welcoming communities.

Gov. Walz Appoints Members to Broadband Task Force

The task force, which includes representatives from local government, will help inform state broadband policy.

There’s Still Time to Register for This Year’s Regional Meetings!

Join us in Waite Park on Oct. 16, Spring Valley on Oct. 30, or Minnetonka on Nov. 14.

More Information and Resources

Don’t Forget to Register for Next Week’s Tobacco 21 Webinar

Apply Now for a 2020 Census Complete Count Committee Grant

Online Registration Closes Oct. 23 for Mental Health First Aid for Fire & EMS in Windom

League CIO Offers Tips Not Tricks for National Cybersecurity Awareness

Why Is Long-Term Financial Planning Important to Your City?

New Courses on Avoiding Collisions Are Available Through FirstNet Learning

Learn and Network at the NLC City Summit Nov. 20-23 in San Antonio

Mounds View Police Department Makes Community Outreach a Priority

‘Communities Charging Ahead’ Resource Page for EV Readiness Now Available

Memorial Service Honors Firefighters Who Died in the Line of Duty

Memo Explains Tricky Land Use Non-Conformities and Options for How to Treat Them