NEWS

In-Person Absentee Voting Made Easier

A new law will make the in-person absentee voting process a better experience for all involved. The 2016 omnibus elections law includes a League-supported provision that allows in-person absentee voters to place their ballots into a tabulator, just like they would on Election Day. Previously absentee ballots were not processed until after the voter left the building. The change will increase efficiency and reduce the potential for error.

Learn more about the new law

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2016 Annual Conference

June 14-17—St. Paul, MN
Explore leading-edge ways your city can be future-ready at the 2016 Annual Conference—a joint event hosted by the League and the Alliance for Innovation. Take part in this expanded conference as you network with local government colleagues from Minnesota and across the nation, see examples of local innovation in the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs, and get tools to bring back to your city during 45 educational sessions.
Read more about the 2016 Annual Conference

2016 Clerks' Orientation Conference

August 2-4—St. Paul, MN
If you are new to your job, or have never attended the League of Minnesota Cities Clerks’ Orientation Conference, this 3-day workshop is a must. This conference provides excellent basic training for city employees charged with municipal clerk’s duties—including essential information on election laws, financial management, data practices, human resources, and insurance and loss control issues.
Read more about and register for the 2016 Clerks' Conference

SPOTLIGHT+

City Learning Point: Professional Online Training

City Learning Point provides online courses that are easy to navigate and designed specifically for the staff and elected officials of Minnesota cities.

It’s affordable, convenient, effective training just for Minnesota cities!

Read more about City Learning Point

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Cities Work to Build Racial Equity

What's in the Omnibus Tax Bill for Cities?

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Read about the cell/Internet lease agreements of two cities in the “Two-Way Street” column of a recent Minnesota Cities magazine.

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