Minnesota Cities Magazine
MAY-JUN 2017


St. Paul to City Hall: In Memory: My Salute to Two League Lifers

LMC Executive Director David Unmacht reflects on two special people who left an amazing legacy.

Bits & Briefs

Remembering Tom Grundhoefer, emergency response bags, honoring active residents, and more

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

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

Ideas in Action: St. Anthony Village Puts the Puzzle Pieces of Sustainability Together

St. Anthony Village's efforts to increase sustainability by collaborating with others earned it the Sustainable City Award.

Legal Ease

From the Bench: Court Upholds City’s Blight Ordinance

Summaries of recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities

Letter of the Law: What Cities Can Do When They Need Extra Cash

Cities can't just go to the bank and take out a loan, so what can they do when they need to borrow money?

Up for Discussion

Message Matters: Media Relations During a Crisis

Good media relations is crucial when you have a crisis on your hands. Be prepared before the crisis occurs.

Ask LMC: What Are the Requirements for Lifeguards?

LMC staff answer questions about lifeguards, probation periods for veterans a city employs, and temporary liquor licenses.