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Did you miss the League’s Newly Elected Leadership Conference in January and February? You can now attend this crash course in governing offered by the Minnesota Association of Townships. Cities and townships have more similarities than differences—and this three-hour training will cover many complicated and critical topics for all newly elected officials.
Practical training is just ahead! Join city colleagues from your area of the state this spring and hear from experts about how to be safe on the job. Leave with tips and tricks for managing risks and common safety challenges.
Discover how tourism impacts Minnesota cities, learn about shoreline restoration, hear remarks from federal officials, including Rep. Tom Emmer, and much more!
What are the signs of a vibrant city? Explore some of the big issues impacting Minnesota cities as you discover tools to help your city plan for the future, build community capacity, and reinvent local government.
Learn about the Open Meeting Law, data practices, and legal compliance issues—and get grounded in human resources issues, internal controls, financial management, and loss control basics and claims procedures during this orientation conference.
Learn about the League's 2017 legislative priorities, changes to committees and legislative leadership, and more as the League's intergovernmental relations (IGR) team highlights what you can expect during the 2017 Legislative Session. Plus, find out how city officials can affect the debate on key issues.
The League frequently offers webinars on timely issues affecting cities. Recent webinars have been presented on:
—Drones in the City—How to Fly within the Law
—Local Property Taxes 2.0 for City Government Reporters
—Partnering for Successful Downtown Street Reconstruction
—How to Handle Data and Public Input Under the New Police-Worn Body Cameras Law
—Developing Long-Term Strategies to Control Employer Health Care Costs
—Gov. Dayton's Buffer Initiative and Minnesota Cities
This online training program provides city officials and staff with professional development opportunities created specifically for them. Sign up now for the new Respectful Workplace course, and check out the Human Resources Basics for Managers Series and the first course in the Land Use Series.