Resources

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 17: Liability

Handbook Chapter

Understand city exposure to lawsuits and the state statutes and judicial decisions that limit liability.

Published Nov 12, 2019.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 25: Financial Reports, Accounting and Auditing

Handbook Chapter

Has basic information on routine financial tasks and duties cities must perform such as use of funds in accounting and…

Published Oct 28, 2019.

Property Tax Statement 101

Informational Memo

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

Published Oct 25, 2019.

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 Sep 30, 2019.

City Fund Balances 101

Informational Memo

Describes city fund balances and provides related definitions of terms.

Published Sep 7, 2019.

Dates for City Budgets 101

Informational Memo

A quick reference to important dates for cities in the state aid and property tax systems.

Published Aug 28, 2019.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 24: Financing Public Improvements

Handbook Chapter

Read about commonly used and authorized financing tools for cities to fund local improvements and economic development.

Published Aug 2, 2019.

LMCIT Property Appraisal Program

Informational Memo

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

Published Sep 21, 2018.

Comparing Coverage Quotes

Informational Memo

Find questions to ask commercial insurance companies when comparing their coverage to the coverage offered by the League Insurance Trust.

Published Nov 30, 2017.

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.