Contact Your Legislators During the Break This Week
The Legislature is in recess until April 22. This break is a great opportunity for your city to provide lawmakers with a better understanding of local community needs. There are several bills still in process that will impact cities, so use this time to make sure your legislators understand what these issues mean to your city.
2014 Safety & Loss Control Workshops (March & April, various locations)
Get tips and tricks to help you manage on-the-job risks and common safety challenges!
Read more and register now for the Safety & Loss Control Workshops
Minnesota Mayors Association 2014 Annual Conference (April 25-26, Fergus Falls)
Join your peers to discuss how the role of the mayor helps restore and maintain civility at city hall and in the community.
Read more and register now for this conference
Free Webinar: Tips for Meeting Management—Managing Expectations and Meeting Your Goals (May 6, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.)
Learn specific techniques on how to get the most out of your city council meetings!
Read more and register now for this free webinar
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!
2014 Salary & Benefits Survey
Want to know how your city's salaries and benefits compare to others? Participate now in the Salary & Benefits Survey for Minnesota Local Governments, and you'll get free access to the results in June. Survey deadline is April 18.
Nominate Your City or Leader for a League Award
It's your city's chance to shine!
The League is now accepting entries for the City of Excellence Awards, C.C. Ludwig Awards, and Leadership Awards. The deadline is April 30. Submit your entry today!
Hear from experts about how to be safe in your job during this training designed just for city employees.
Water Policy Debates at the Capitol
Several environmental issues related to water will be decided in the final weeks of the session. These issues include re-establishment of a Legislative Water Commission, stronger water appropriation enforcement and penalties, and language affecting groundwater area management plans.
Tips for Meeting Management—Managing Expectations and Meeting Your Goals
Learn specific techniques on how to get the most out of your city meetings!
Ideas In Action: Princeton Creates a Buzz Downtown
The city of Princeton and its business community set out to fill vacant storefronts by holding a contest and offering a forgivable loan and incentives to the winning business idea. Find out what happened next in the latest issue of Minnesota Cities magazine.
2014 Clerks' Orientation Conference
Are you a new city clerk? Learn about some fundamentals of being a city clerk at this three-day orientation.
Help Shape 2015 City Policies
Sign-up is now available for city officials who are interested in serving on an LMC policy committee this summer. Join your city colleagues for great discussion about municipal legislative issues, and become a part of the League’s policy-development process.
Don't miss a thing!
Three ways to stay informed during the 2014 legislative session:
Subscribe to Cities Bulletin
—Get a weekly round-up of legislative news via Cities Bulletin.
—NEW! Get the news more frequently via Cities Bulletin: Capitol Updates.
Join us in person
Stop by the Capitol during the session to meet with your legislators. You can even park in the LMC lot!