This course provides public finance essentials for elected officials, including city budgeting and property tax levies.
Understand the city’s role in operating a municipal liquor store.
City authority to regulate various activities city comes from state law. Learn about activities cities most commonly regulate and license.
Understand the basic concepts in licensing such as city authority, constitutional issues, preemption and limitation and fees.
Outlines requirements to regulate the collection and disposal of solid waste and the roles of state and county oversight.
Learn about the tools available to cities under state law to remedy unhealthy and dangerous properties.
Learn about regulating all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), golf carts, mini-trucks, motorized foot scooters, pocket bikes, mini-motorcycles, motorized bicycles, and electric-assisted bicycles.
Understand how state laws affect a city’s ability to prohibit guns on city property.
Outlines legal developments surrounding unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones.
Describes possible ways cities can regulate peddlers, solicitors, and transient merchants.
Learn what gambling is allowed in Minnesota, like pull-tabs and raffles, and which organizations may conduct them.