Minnesota Cities Magazine
NOV-DEC 2016


St. Paul to City Hall: ‘Aha’ Moments and Aspirations

Here are a few observations from Executive Director David Unmacht that fit the “aha” category.

Bits & Briefs

Public library rave reviews, MnTAP's intern program, beach safety, and more.

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

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

Ideas in Action: Hastings’ ‘Riverfront Renaissance’ Brings New Vitality

The project was the winner of a League of Minnesota Cities 2016 City of Excellence Award.

Legal Ease

From the Bench: Is Engineering Contractor Entitled to Official Immunity?

Summaries of recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities.

Letter of the Law: Regulating Cell Towers and Small Cell Technology

Cities can regulate the placement of towers and other personal wireless service facilities.

Up for Discussion

Message Matters: City Budget—Making It Relevant To Residents

Communicating with residents about city budgets and other financial information can be a challenge.

Ask LMC: How Will the New Body Cam Law Affect Our City?

LMC staff answer your questions about body cameras, selling land, city types, and part-time exempt employees.