Minnesota Cities Magazine
SEP-OCT 2017


St. Paul to City Hall: The Art of the Job Interview

LMC Executive Director David Unmacht outlines four tips for interviewing that both job candidates and hiring managers should consider.

Bits & Briefs

Online community engagement, barn quilt trails, and more

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

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

Ideas in Action: Hutchinson Program Aims to Solve Workforce Shortage

Hutchinson is working with local schools and businesses to build its workforce of the future.

Legal Ease

From the Bench: Can the City Require Forfeiture of Totaled Vehicle’s Insurance Proceeds?

Summaries of recent court cases that may affect Minnesota cities

Letter of the Law: What Cities Should Know About Permitting Demonstrations

Cities should be aware of the limitations on their power to restrict speech and withhold permits for lawful assembly.

Up for Discussion

Message Matters: Tips for Giving Constructive Feedback

For true productivity and effectiveness in the workplace, we need to be able to have honest conversations with our co-workers, and this includes giving constructive feedback.

Ask LMC: What Should a Data Practices Policy Cover?

LMC staff answer questions about data practices, employee leave policies, and requirements for outdoor ice rinks.