Meetings of City Councils

Information Memo

Learn important meeting concepts like the open meeting law, taking meeting minutes, and scheduling and conducting meetings.

Published Apr 19, 2022.

Minnesota Mayors Handbook

A resource for practical and legal issues concerning Minnesota city mayors. Focuses on leadership, meeting and public hearing management skills.

Published Apr 11, 2022.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 7: Meetings, Motions, Resolutions and Ordinances

Handbook Chapter

City council meeting requirements, calculating a quorum, procedures and how councils take action.

Published Dec 29, 2021.

City Options for Meeting Remotely

Information Memo

The COVID-19 public health emergency requires cities to make alternative meeting plans and still comply with the Open Meeting Law.

Published Oct 16, 2021.

General Operational Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding general council and city operational issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published Mar 21, 2020.