Minnesota Mayors Handbook

Published: October 18, 2023

Minnesota Mayors Handbook
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A resource for practical and legal issues concerning Minnesota city mayors. Has an overview of some of the more important laws for Minnesota mayors and general areas of law requiring careful consideration. Discusses council meeting and public hearing management skills and general leadership skills. Learn about meeting agendas, running a meeting and rules of procedure (sometimes called parliamentary procedure). Includes sample council bylaws and procedural rules of order.