Minnesota Cities Magazine
NOV-DEC 2015


St. Paul to City Hall: A New Pair of Shoes

LMC Executive Director David Unmacht lays out his plan to fill some big shoes.

Bits & Briefs

Financial inclusion, a bike fix-it station in Austin, citizen recognition, and more.

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

Staff from Browns Valley and Ranier discuss snow removal.

Ideas in Action: Alexandria’s Public Involvement Key to Street Project Success

Alexandria successfully completed a complex reconstruction of its main street with the help of an equally ambitious stakeholder process.

Legal Ease

From the Bench: Officer’s Promotion Denial Goes to State Supreme Court

Summaries of recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities.

Letter of the Law: Residency Requirements for City Officials and Employees

Can a Minnesota city require its officials and employees to live in the city?

Up for Discussion

Let's Talk: GASB 68—New Public Pension Accounting Rules

A discussion with Jim Riebe, principal accounting officer with the Public Employees Retirement Association.

Ask LMC: Police Moonlighting—What Are the Risks to the City?

LMC staff answer questions about moonlighting, establishing an HRA, OSHA changes, and reassessments.