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Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 4: The Home Rule Charter City

Handbook Chapter

Understand the authority to form a home rule charter city, charter city powers and the ways it may be organized.

Published Aug 20, 2020.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 3: The Statutory City

Handbook Chapter

Minnesota law provides for two basic types of cities: statutory cities operating under the statutory city code, and home rule…

Published Jul 21, 2020.

Charter Assistance Program

Guidance for home rule charter cities or a statutory city considering adopting the home rule form of government.

Published Feb 3, 2020.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 1: Local Government in Minnesota

Handbook Chapter

Learn about the different kinds of local government such as cities, towns, counties, and their relationship to state and federal…

Published Sep 13, 2019.