Securing Payment of Utility Charges

Information Memo

Learn about setting rates for municipal utilities, on what basis cities may make charges, and method for collecting payments due.

Published Jul 29, 2020.

Layoffs and HR Cost-Saving Measures

Information 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.

Paying for City Services

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

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Decertification

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

Term Series Investment Pools

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

4M Fund

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

City Fund Balances 101

Information Memo

Describes city fund balances and provides related definitions of terms.

Published Sep 7, 2019.

Dates for City Budgets 101

Information Memo

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

Published Aug 28, 2019.

Comparing Coverage Quotes

Information 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.