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    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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LMC Seeks Balance in Data Security Bill

A bill imposing additional requirements on how cities maintain and protect nonpublic data is advancing at the Legislature. The League has worked to ensure the new requirements balance the rights of citizens with the administrative burden on cities, but a few unfavorable provisions remain. The League will continue to monitor the bill and voice city concerns.

Read more 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 about 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


Deadline Approaching: Submit LMC Award Entries by April 30!

State Increases Minimum Wage

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