Minnesota Cities Magazine
NOV-DEC 2019


St. Paul to City Hall: Embracing the Value of Change

The League is making a few changes that will benefit members.

Bits & Briefs

Chat benches, painting plows, a building remodel, and more

Two-Way Street: How Does Your City Coordinate Its GreenStep Cities Program?

Scandia and Crosslake volunteers explain how they administer their sustainability work.

Focus on Small Cities: Clarks Grove Builds a Better Fire Station

Years of saving allowed the city to close the funding gap on the new building without raising taxes.

Ideas in Action: City of North Oaks Tackles Tick Problem

The North Oaks Integrated Tick Management Program was the winner of a League of Minnesota Cities 2019 City of Excellence Award.

Legal Ease

From the Bench: Court Allows County-Owned WWI Memorial to Remain Standing

Read about summaries of recent court cases of interest to Minnesota cities.

Letter of the Law: ADA Considerations for Municipal Liquor Stores

Services offered by municipal liquor stores must comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Up for Discussion

Message Matters: Take Steps Now Toward Digital Accessibility

Learn about five steps any city can implement now to provide reasonable access to web-based public services.

Ask LMC: Is the City Required to Designate Polling Places Every Year?

LMC staff answer your questions about designating polling places, safety committees, and interview questions to avoid.