Make Your Messages Memorable
The next time you’re speaking at a city council meeting or other important event, how can you get your points across in a way that will make a difference? The answer is to organize your points into concise and relatable key messages. You can read about key messages and how to effectively use them in the current issue of Minnesota Cities magazine.
Developing a Culture of Safety: 16 Life Safety Initiatives
Oct.—various dates and locations
This evening workshop will take you through the 16 Life Safety Initiatives that contribute to the foundation of safety policies in the U.S. fire service.
Mental Health First Aid for Police
Oct.—various dates and locations
During this hands-on training you'll explore about the warning signs of mental health problems and discover how you can offer initial help during an emergency situation.
2016 Regional Meetings
Oct./Nov.—various dates and locations
Join LMC staff and your neighboring city officials this fall to learn about a model for engaging in constructive conversations with community members—no matter how challenging the situation. You'll also get an elections-year update from Minnesota's Secretary of State, hear from our IGR team about legislative issues, and have the opportunity to participate in a new, optional morning program.
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!
Spotted: LMC's Newest Board Members
The League of Minnesota Cities Board of Directors recently attended a planning retreat in Red Wing. Eight new members are on the board this year and ready to serve member cities.
Benefit From a Right-of-Way Ordinance
Cities can manage their streets and sidewalks, boulevards and ditches by enacting a right-of-way ordinance. The Regulating City Rights-of-Way memo will help your city effectively regulate utilities and other uses of rights-of-way, and offers links to model ordinances to get you started.
Coming to a City Near You This Fall
Join your neighboring officials for one of our autumn gatherings—the agenda is once again *full* of practical and timely information for cities!
Connect With Clean Energy Case Studies in the Metro
Join other city officials to hear what other cities are doing to advance their energy efficiency and clean energy use at the next Metro CERTS Annual Resource and Networking Event. You'll see examples ranging from a community-wide effort in Chisago County to a City Fleet Assessment in Elk River.
Identify Risks and Increase Safety this Fall
Firefighters and police, take part in training near you to explore how you can reduce risks and enhance safety this fall!
Collaboration Brings Fiber-Optic Broadband to Rural Region
The project aims to spread highspeed, fiber-based internet capabilities to residents, businesses, schools, health care providers, agricultural producers, and others in the area. The initiative received a 2016 City of Excellence Award from the League of Minnesota Cities.
Recorded Webinar: Learn How to Partner on Infrastructure Upgrades
Hear about the benefits gained and the lessons learned by one city during their recent successful downtown street reconstruction project.
Latest from LMC Blogs
The City Spot
Spotted: 'New Kids’ on the Board
The Pipeline: MN Public Works Connection
Free Webinar on Partnering for Successful Infrastructure Upgrades
On the Line: Public Safety Risk Management
The Waffle House Index
Check out the Resource Library to find handbooks, manuals, information memos, publications, and other resources you need to govern and manage your city.
Has your city gotten a siting request for a large cell tower, small cell tower, or related equipment?
- Yes, in the past month.
- Yes, in the past six months.
- Yes, in the past year.
- Not yet—how can we be ready?
We hear you loud and clear! Cities are seeing an increase in requests for telecommunications equipment siting permission. A new memo is here to help your city with the process: http://bit.ly/2dexo0R.Back