• Innovation

    Visit The City Spot for interviews, ideas, photos, and more—just for cities!
    Meet The City Spot

  • Trust

    The 2014 Leadership and Ludwig award winners are building a legacy by engaging with citizens and building connections with neighboring communities.
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  • LMC's Core Values

    These nine core values are the foundation for how the League does its work.
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Members: Send Comments on 2015 City Policies by Friday

We need your feedback on the 2015 Draft City Policies! Please send your comments to the League by Oct. 24—that's this Friday. Once finalized, the policies will serve as a framework for the League’s advocacy efforts during the 2015 legislative session. For a quick overview of what's new in the draft policies, check out our 2014 Policy Committee Highlights document.

Read more and access the 2015 Draft City Policies


2014 Regional Meetings (October, various dates and locations)

Pull up a chair to discuss today's hottest municipal topics with your neighboring city colleagues and LMC staff!
Read more about these meetings

Free Webinar: Zoning Decisions (October 24, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.)

Review the nature of a city’s decision-making authority around zoning and find out what resources on this topic are available to your city through LMC.
Read more about this webinar

2015 Leadership Conferences (Save these dates!)

Newly Elected Officials
Jan. 9-10—Cohasset
Jan. 23-24—Mankato
Jan. 30-31—Brooklyn Center
Feb. 20-21—Alexandria

Experienced Officials
Jan. 30-31—Brooklyn Center


Don’t Let Incivility Paralyze Your City

Being passionate about your community is what makes you a great city official or employee. But when passions flare and behavior crosses the line into incivility, everyone suffers and nothing gets accomplished. So if things are getting heated in your community, a new collection of resources can help. You’ll find information, tips, tricks, and tools designed to get your city through a difficult time and back on track to serving the community you love.

Read more and access civility resources


Don’t Let Incivility Paralyze Your City

Deadline Approaching for Local Government Innovation Awards

Business Leadership Council

The LMC Business Leadership Council (BLC) provides financial support for the League, as well as a wealth of knowledge and expertise throughout publications and conferences.


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