Resources

Property Tax Statement 101

Information Memo

Describes the elements of a typical property tax statement from the county.

Published Jul 7, 2021.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 20: Municipal Budgeting

Handbook Chapter

Learn the characteristics of city budgets as a work plan and communication tool. Understand the budget cycle.

Published Jun 21, 2021.

Reducing LMCIT Premium Costs

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

Published May 4, 2021.

City Participation in the National Flood Insurance Program

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

Published Mar 24, 2021.

Liability Claim Decisions

Learn how and why the Trust determines whether to cover or deny a liability claim submitted by a member.

Published Jan 7, 2021.

Extraordinary Expense Coverage

Learn about the League Insurance Trust’s coverage designed to assist a Trust member that’s been unavoidably hit by unexpected expenses.

The Trust’s Property Appraisal Program

This Insurance Trust program is a service provided to all members to ensure property premiums and coverage limits are accurate.

Special Assessment Toolkit

Information Memo

Discusses city authority and steps to levy special assessments for local improvements like streets, waterworks or sanitary sewer.

Published Aug 31, 2020.

City Deposits and Investments

Information Memo

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

Published Aug 26, 2020.

IRS Audits of City Payroll

Information Memo

Prepare for a potential IRS audit or compliance check by learning about common problematic issues for cities.

Published Aug 4, 2020.