Training & Conferences

Highlights of This Section

2017 Annual Conference

What are the signs of a vibrant city? Explore some of the big issues impacting Minnesota cities as you discover tools to help your city plan for the future, build community capacity, and reinvent local government.

2017 Clerks' Orientation Conference

Learn about the Open Meeting Law, data practices, and legal compliance issues—and get grounded in human resources issues, internal controls, financial management, and loss control basics and claims procedures during this orientation conference.

Recorded Webinar: What’s in YOUR Brain? Understanding Unconscious Bias

Join us for this free webinar to learn why and how our brains make judgments about others, what the research tells us about how these biases can have unintended consequences at work, the ways these biases can impact employment decisions, and what you can do to avoid them.

LMC Webinars

The League frequently offers webinars on timely issues affecting cities. Recent webinars have been presented on:
—What's in YOUR Brain? Understanding Unconscious Bias
—What Cities Should Know about Bonding
—Hackers and Crackers: Your Cybersecurity Toolkit
—Drones in the City—How to Fly within the Law
—Local Property Taxes 2.0 for City Government Reporters
—Partnering for Successful Downtown Street Reconstruction
—How to Handle Data and Public Input Under the New Police-Worn Body Cameras Law
—Developing Long-Term Strategies to Control Employer Health Care Costs
—Gov. Dayton's Buffer Initiative and Minnesota Cities

City Learning Point—professional online training for Minnesota cities

This online training program provides city officials and staff with professional development opportunities created specifically for them. Sign up now for the new Respectful Workplace course, and check out the Human Resources Basics for Managers Series and the first course in the Land Use Series.