Layoffs and HR Cost-Saving Measures

Informational Memo

Options for saving costs by reducing staff through furlough or layoffs. Describes alternatives such as hiring or wage freezes.

Published May 25, 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.

Legislative Issues During COVID-19 Pandemic

Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about legislative issues and COVID-19.

Published Apr 1, 2020.

GASB 75 OPEB Estimator Worksheet

Requirements to comply with post-employment benefits funding accounting. Worksheet to estimate your potential liability.

Published Feb 14, 2020.

Paying for City Services

Access resources about city finances like the property tax system, local government aid, and tax increment financing.

Published Feb 13, 2020.

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Decertification

This economic development tool can affect a city's tax base and LGA distribution when its districts are decertified.

Published Feb 3, 2020.

Term Series Investment Pools

This opportunity, provided by the 4M fund, features fixed rates, fixed maturity dates, and higher yields for short-term investments.

Published Feb 3, 2020.

4M Fund

The Minnesota Municipal Money Market Fund is a customized cash management and investment program for Minnesota public funds.

Published Feb 3, 2020.

City Deposits and Investments

Informational Memo

Learn which depositories a city may use and how to choose one.

Published Dec 12, 2019.

National Flood Insurance Program

Informational Memo

Learn how the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) protects cities from some flood damage.

Published Dec 5, 2019.