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  • Excellence

    Submit your entries now for the 2014 City of Excellence, C.C. Ludwig, and Leadership awards. The deadline is April 30.
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  • Inclusiveness

    See how parks and recreation departments in Minnesota are complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act and creating fun for all.
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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.

Read about specific bills in the Cities Bulletin


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!

Read more about City Learning Point


2014 Salary & Benefits Survey

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