Resources

Competitive Bidding Requirements in Cities

Informational Memo

Learn what types and price of contracts are subject to competitive bidding requirements.

Published Jul 31, 2020.

Public Purpose Expenditures

Informational Memo

Find general criteria that must be met in order for a public expenditure to be valid.

Published Jul 13, 2020.

Financial Considerations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Updates and information to assist in your city's financial decision-making process during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published Apr 23, 2020.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 22: Expenditures, Purchasing and Contracts

Handbook Chapter

Learn about state laws regulating disbursement of public funds such as competitive bidding requirements, best value and emergency contracting.

Published Nov 18, 2019.

Procedures for Paying City Claims

Informational Memo

Learn the process for paying city bills as set by laws applying to all forms of statutory city government.

Published Oct 29, 2019.

Purchase and Sale of Real Property

Informational Memo

Understand statutory authority for cities to acquire and dispose of real estate.

Published Oct 28, 2018.

Reducing LMCIT Premium Costs

Informational Memo

Explore ways in which League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust (LMCIT) members can reduce premium costs.

Published Nov 20, 2017.