Resources

Electronic Funds Transfer Fraud

Get tips to avoid Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) fraud, and access a model policy on Safe Electronic Transfers and Payments…

Published Sep 13, 2021.

Implicit Price Deflator for State and Local Government

Informational Memo

Historical data on the Implicit Price Deflator (IPD).

Published Jan 26, 2021.

CARES Act Funds: Requirements for Issuing 1099-G Statements to Beneficiaries

Get answers to FAQs regarding CARES Act funds and Form 1099-G.

Published Jan 13, 2021.

State Capital Investment

The State of Minnesota's capital budget process can include bonding money for city public improvement projects.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 21: Property Tax Levy

Handbook Chapter

Learn about the city’s authority to tax and the property tax process including assessment, valuation and classification of property.

Published Oct 22, 2020.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 23: Debt and Borrowing

Handbook Chapter

Describes legal aspects of debt and borrowing such as laws governing bonds, debt service funds, and the impact of federal…

Published Oct 20, 2020.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 19: Sources of Revenue

Handbook Chapter

Learn about major sources of revenue for cities you can consider in developing and implementing a city budget.

Published Oct 12, 2020.

Securing Payment of Utility Charges

Informational 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.

CARES Act Funding Information for Cities

Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding federal CARES Act funding.

Published Jul 6, 2020.

LGA Formula Key Points

Informational Memo

Lists top ten points about the Local Government Aid program and its distribution mechanisms.

Published Jul 6, 2020.