Minnesota Cities Magazine
JAN-FEB 2015


As I See It: The Sales Associate

Being an effective manager involves more than pointing out shortcomings.

Bits & Briefs

Alzheimer's resources, mini municipal bonds, and more

Two-Way Street: How Does Your City Engage Youth?

Mayors from Northfield and Woodbury discuss engaging youth in city government.

Ideas in Action: Coon Rapids Invests in Residents’ Remodeling Dreams

The City of Coon Rapids was honored with a 2014 City of Excellence Award from the League of Minnesota Cities for a program that has spurred investment in the city's housing stock.

Legal Ease

From the Bench: School Levy Ballot Opponents Challenge Law Against False Campaign Ads

Summaries of recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities.

Letter of the Law: Safety Inspections—Watch Out for Extension Cords and Other Common Hazards

Office, stockroom, and kitchen areas are often overlooked when it comes to workplace safety inspections.

Up for Discussion

Let’s Talk: Cities Advocating for Cities at the Legislature

A Discussion with Lenny Rutledge, Building Official, City Of Hutchinson

Ask LMC: Protect & Serve Police with Annual Hearing Tests

LMC staff answer questions about OSHA hearing tests, military leave, and library boards.