Bill Requires Cities to Directly Notify Businesses of New Ordinances
A bill has that would add a potentially costly and burdensome mandate to cities and counties has been introduced in both the House and Senate. The legislation would require cities to notify businesses of ordinances that impact their operations.
Newly Elected Officials: 2017 Leadership Conference
Feb. 24-25, 2017—Brainerd
Congratulations on your new city leadership position! We encourage you to attend this comprehensive two-day training so you can get your term off to a strong start.
2017 Legislative Conference for Cities
March 23—St. Paul
Join your city colleagues in St. Paul this March as you get up to date on how the League's legislative priorities are faring at the Capitol. Plus, get tips on how to advocate, tour the renovated Capitol building, and more!
2017 Safety & Loss Control Workshops
March & April—nine locations across Minnesota
Practical training is just ahead! Join city colleagues from your area of the state and hear from experts about how to be safe on the job. Leave with tips and tricks for managing risks and common safety challenges.
City Learning Point: Professional Online Training
City Learning Point provides online courses that are easy to navigate and designed specifically for the staff and elected officials of Minnesota cities.
It’s affordable, convenient, effective training just for Minnesota cities!
Bill Calls for Peace Officer Crisis and Diversity Training
Legislation, HF 346/SF 445, would require and fund training in crisis response, conflict management, and cultural diversity for peace officers. The League and law enforcement groups support the measure, which aims to help police officers foster trust with the communities they serve.
LMC Mourns Loss of General Counsel Tom Grundhoefer
It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the sudden passing of our dear friend and colleague, Tom Grundhoefer, the League’s general counsel, who served Minnesota cities through his work at LMC for more than 30 years. Our LMC staff extends our love and sympathies to Tom’s wife Jane, his five children, and the many friends whose lives he touched.
Shine a Light on City Issues March 23
Get updates on how city legislation is faring at the Capitol as you focus on city issues during this conference.
Commentary: Broadband is Missing Link in Greater MN
High-speed fiber internet service has taken decades to reach parts of Greater Minnesota. The result? Rural areas that are struggling to compete for economic development and population. Star Tribune columnist Lori Sturdevant reflects on the state's journey and the need for robust funding of the Broadband Grant Program.
Coming This Spring to a City Near You!
Join us in one of nine locations across Minnesota for this training that will help city staff manage safety challenges.
Future City Regional Competition
This year’s recipient of the “Building Qualities Communities” award at the annual Future City Regional Competition brought city services to a galaxy far, far away. See more about the competition and what made this Star-Wars inspired city great.
Training Created Just for New Municipal Leaders
Are you ready to get your term off to a good start? Join us in early 2017 for a comprehensive workshop.
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City Administrator and Law Enforcement Training
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