Get Help Preparing Your 2017 Budget

Are you working on your city’s budget for 2017? Then the League has something just for you—the 2016 Budget Guide for Cities! We know how busy you are, so the Budget Guide focuses on just those new laws that you need to know about now that will affect your budget.

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Running Effective Meetings and Leading with Civility

Various dates and locations in July
While different opinions can lead to better decisions, there are times when disagreements can make meetings less productive. Join colleagues from county, school, and township boards to explore how your role as mayor gives you unique opportunities to encourage civility and run effective meetings.
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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.
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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!

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League Recognizes Legislators of Distinction

Materials from Annual Conference Now Available

Resource Library

Check out the Resource Library to find handbooks, manuals, information memos, publications, and other resources you need to govern and manage your city.

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What skill is most important when running effective meetings?


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What skill is most important when running effective meetings?

  • Diagnosing causes of conflict
  • Working with a variety of opinions
  • Leading with civility
  • Creating understanding

Elected officials can explore these topics and more during these upcoming workshops on leading effective meetings.