Resources for Newly Elected City Officials

It’s time to grow!
As a newly elected city official, you are already a member of the League of Minnesota Cities. So what does that get you? A lot! We’ve compiled this web page just for you, so be sure to bookmark it and check back for new and timely updates throughout your first year in office.

CONFERENCES & TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Whether it’s face-to-face or online, League training events are opportunities to network with others in your shoes, get your questions answered, and meet the League staff who will help you out down the road. (full schedule)

LEARN ONLINE

  • City Learning Point courses: These courses are available on the League’s website; you take these courses anywhere and on your own schedule.
  • Webinars: Webinars are free for members, and we offer a new one every month. If you miss a webinar, you can access the recordings on our website at any time.

    Recorded webinar highlights:

LEARN ON LOCATION
Registration is open now for these affordable training opportunities.

Events happening this spring:

  • 2014 LMC Annual Conference
    June 18-20 in St. Cloud
    Register today for the biggest learning opportunity of the year. This year’s conference is all about bold new ideas and fresh takes on perennial issues. Get a good start by attending the Elected Officials Preconference Workshop on Wednesday morning.
  • Elected Officials Preconference Workshop
    June 18 in St. Cloud
    Thinking about going to the 2014 Annual Conference in St. Cloud? Get a good start by attending the Elected Officials Preconference Workshop on Wednesday morning. You’ll review critical information on legal requirements, financial basics, communications skills, and more alongside elected officials of all experience levels.

SOME ESSENTIAL READING

Mayor?

  • The Minnesota Mayors Handbook, a product of the Minnesota Mayors Association in cooperation with the League, is a starting point for all you need to learn to be a successful mayor.