Minnesota Mayors Handbook

Published: July 17, 2019

Minnesota Mayors Handbook
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This material contains general information; it should not be used as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited in this material are available on request from the League’s Research and Information Service staff.

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.