Supreme Court Decisions Impact Workers’ Compensation Costs
Two Minnesota Supreme Court rulings issues in August will increase the cost of workers’ compensation for public employers in Minnesota. The court concluded that there should be no offset to workers’ compensation benefits for Public Employees Retirement Association retirement benefits.
2014 Fireground Safety—10 Frequent Mistakes, 10 Best Practices with Dr. Richard Gasaway(September, various dates and locations)
Learn how different roles can contribute to improved fireground safety.
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Free Webinar—To Share or Not to Share: Data Practices Compliance (Sept. 18—10-11 a.m.)
Find out what your city needs to do to meet state data practices requirements.
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Police Leadership in the New Normal—Part II—with Randy Means(September and October, various dates and locations)
Find out how consistent policies and key principles are necessary for effective police leadership.
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New Cyber Security Resource for Cities
Unfortunately, data security breaches have become a hot topic in the news today. So how can you protect your city and its data?
The League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust’s new eRisk Hub can assist members in the prevention of network, cyber, and privacy losses—and provide support in the timely reporting and recovery of losses if an incident does occur.
New Water Supply Plan in the Works
The Metropolitan Council is in the process of updating its 2010 Master Water Supply Plan. This is important as all city water supply plans and comprehensive plans must be consistent with this master plan. The plan will have major implications on future water planning and supply requirements for metro area cities.
Have You Heard About the New Levy Certification Deadline?
Beginning this year, the deadline for cities to certify their proposed property tax levy to the county auditor is moved from Sept. 15 to Sept. 30. This extended deadline applies to the proposed levies set this year and payable in 2015 and all subsequent years.
Why Police Reports Are a Big Deal with Jason Hiveley
Learn practical tips and simple strategies for writing quality police reports at our fall workshops.
MCPA Launches Certification for Police Chiefs
The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association developing its Chief Law Enforcement Officer (CLEO) certification process to advance professionalism and leadership in law enforcement.
Less Than a Month Away!
Find out which meeting is closest to you, and mark your calendar for October!
2014 Congress of Cities
The National League of Cities' Congress of Cities is around the corner, Nov. 18-22 in Austin, TX. Register today for the largest educational event for city officials. Remember: everything's BIG in Texas!
Calling All Future City Leaders!
Encourage the Minnesota 4th, 5th, and 6th graders you know to put pen to paper about how they would make their own cities better places to live.
Video: What Members Have to Say About GreenStep Cities
Did you know members of GreenStep Cities range in size from Milan (population 326) to St. Paul (290,770)? Watch officials from several participating cities describe the benefits of the GreenStep Cities program on The City Spot.