Minnesota Cities Magazine

Two-Way Street

Two-Way Street: How Is Your City Advancing Race Equity? September 2017

Officials from Brooklyn Center and Duluth discuss their cities' efforts to advance racial equity in hiring and providing services.

Two-Way Street: Does Your City Contract or Provide Its Own Ambulance Service? July 2017

Officials from Carlton and Chisholm discuss their cities' ambulance services.

Two-Way Street: Has Your City Received an OSHA Grant? May 2017

Staff from the cities of Stewartville and Victoria discuss their experience with OSHA grants.

Two-Way Street: How Does Your City Honor Veterans? March 2017

Officials from Wahkon and Wanamingo discuss how their cities honor veterans.

Two-Way Street: Does Your City Have a Poet Laureate? January 2017

Officials from Winona and Rochester discuss their poet laureate programs.

Two-Way Street: How Does Your City Manage Feral Cats? November 2016

Staff from the cities of Princeton and Hinckley discuss how feral and stray cats are addressed in city limits.

Two-Way Street: How Do You Manage Vacation Coverage in a Small City? September 2016

Staff from Bigfork and Upsala talk about how they balance work and play in a small city.

Two-Way Street: Does Your City Grow a Summer Community Garden? July 2016

Staff from Lindstrom and Kennedy discuss their community gardens.

Two-Way Street: How Does Your City Handle Delinquent Utility Payments? May 2016

Staff from Beaver Creek and Underwood explain their process for collecting overdue utility payments.

Two-Way Street: Does Your City Lease Space to Cell Phone or Internet Companies? March 2016

Staff from Mankato and Wanamingo discuss cell and wireless provider leases.

Two-Way Street: Does Your City Offer ‘PTO’ or Traditional Leave Benefits? January 2016

Staff from Crystal and Maplewood explain their cities' considerations when weighing paid time off (PTO) vs. traditional benefits.

Two-Way Street: Is Snow Removal Done by Contractors or Staff in Your City? November 2015

Staff from Browns Valley and Ranier discuss snow removal.