New Threat to Local Land Use Authority
The Federal Communications Commission has requested public comment on how to streamline the deployment of small wireless facilities, primarily through potential changes to local land use ordinances. The League is planning to join the National League of Cities in submitting a response, and we need information about your city’s wireless facility siting process.
Newly Elected Officials: 2017 Leadership Conference
Jan. 27-28, 2017—Bloomington
Feb. 24-25, 2017—Brainerd
Congratulations on your new city leadership position! We encourage you to attend this comprehensive two-day training so you can get your term off to a strong start.
Experienced Officials: 2017 Leadership Conference
Jan. 27-28, 2017—Bloomington
What can cities do to increase success for all residents in our communities? Gather with your municipal colleagues from around Minnesota to talk about how we can reform local government policies to positively impact communities of color.
2017 Legislative Conference for Cities
March 23—St. Paul
Join your city colleagues in St. Paul this March as you get up to date on how the League's legislative priorities are fairing at the Capitol. Plus, get tips on how to advocate, tour the renovated Capitol building, and more!
2017 Safety & Loss Control Workshops
March & April—nine locations across Minnesota
Practical training is just ahead! Join city colleagues from your area of the state and hear from experts about how to be safe on the job. Leave with tips and tricks for managing risks and common safety challenges.
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!
Senate Bonding Bill Proposes Funds for Many City Needs
The Senate bonding bill was introduced on Jan. 19 and, similar to Gov. Dayton’s recommendations, provides support for a variety of city needs, including water infrastructure, roads, bridges, rail safety, and a range of other types of projects.
MnDOT Releases 20-Year Policy and Investment Plans
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has released the final versions of its 20-year policy and highway capital investment plans. The reports will be presented to the Transportation committees in the House and Senate and will likely help inform the transportation funding debate during the 2017 legislative session.
Shine a Light on City Issues March 23
Get updates on how city legislation is fairing at the Capitol as you focus on city issues during this conference.
Memo: City Authority to Regulate Firearms
A new memo explains the limits on a city’s ability to regulate firearms and related components, and what cities should be aware of in state and federal law.
Training Created Just for New Municipal Leaders
Are you ready to get your term off to a good start? Join us in early 2017 for a comprehensive workshop.
Advocacy and Economic Development in Greater MN Cities
In a new video, LMC Past President Steve Nasby shares his thoughts on getting your city's voice heard at the Capitol on issues related to economic development in Greater Minnesota cities.
Learn How Your City Can Increase Success for *All* Residents
Join with your municipal colleagues from around Minnesota to talk about how we can reform local government policies to positively impact communities of color.
Latest from LMC Blogs
The City Spot
Highlights from the Jan-Feb 2017 Issue of Minnesota Cities Magazine
The Pipeline: MN Public Works Connection
Winter Safety Tips
On the Line: Public Safety Risk Management
Carbon Monoxide and First Responders
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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