This course provides public finance essentials for elected officials, including city budgeting and property tax levies.
Outlines requirements to regulate the collection and disposal of solid waste and the roles of state and county oversight.
Understand how state laws affect a city’s ability to prohibit guns on city property.
Understand the city’s role in operating a municipal liquor store.
Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on what cities need to know regarding Minnesota's new law on adult-use cannabis.
Outlines legal developments surrounding unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones.
Learn about the tools available to cities under state law to remedy unhealthy and dangerous properties.
Describes how cities may control pets, farm animals, exotic animals, and newly popular hobbies of keeping bees or chickens.
Describes possible ways cities can regulate peddlers, solicitors, and transient merchants.
Understand the basic concepts in licensing such as city authority, constitutional issues, preemption and limitation and fees.
City authority to regulate various activities city comes from state law. Learn about activities cities most commonly regulate and license.