Newly Elected Officials: 2014 Leadership Conference

Jan. 31-Feb. 1—Brooklyn Center

Get off to a strong start in your new city leadership role by attending Minnesota’s most comprehensive training opportunity available for newly elected city officials!

In just two days you will:

  • Gain an understanding of legal responsibilities and finance fundamentals
  • Understand what city councils can and cannot do
  • Learn how to avoid common missteps, pitfalls, and negative press
  • Find out about resources that will help you make sound decisions
  • Get insights on how to work effectively with constituents, staff, and your colleagues
  • Enjoy opportunities to meet and talk with your peers in city government

Pre-conference Session for Mayors Only: So Now You’re the Mayor
Whether new to public office or moving up from a council seat, you have a lot of fun and some big challenges ahead! The Minnesota Mayor’s Association (MMA) is teaming up with the League to offer a special Friday morning session to help you get off on the right foot. Come learn about the top 10 things you’ll want to know as you assume your duties. Then enjoy some casual conversation with a panel of seasoned mayors who’ve already been down this leadership path on which you’re about to embark.

Online registration is now closed for this conference.



—Fee: $315 per person (includes meals and materials—does not include lodging)


Jan. 31-Feb. 1—Brooklyn Center
Earle Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Dr. (view map)
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430