Member City: Cologne, MN

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2014 Regional Meetings

Come take a seat at the community table! Join neighboring colleagues and LMC staff this fall at the regional meeting closest to you, where you'll have the chance to learn about the latest in municipal topics. From safeguarding your city's confidential data to what happened in the legislature during session, this year's agenda is packed with useful information!
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2014 Fireground Safety—10 Frequent Mistakes, 10 Best Practices with Dr. Richard Gasaway

How can different roles contribute to improved fireground safety? At this workshop Dr. Richard Gasaway will take us through common mistakes and best practices based on evaluations of near-miss reports and line-of-duty casualty investigation, and show us how to improve fireground safety.
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Police Leadership in the New Normal—Part II—with Randy Means

While supervisory style can vary, there are certain key principles and managerial responsibilities cannot. Join us at this intensive two-day workshop to learn how to create an organizational structure that includes consistent polices for the all the members of the leadership team.
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Recorded Webinar: How to Inspect Traffic Signs to Meet Retroreflectivity Requirements

Does your city have a program in place to train sign inspectors to evaluate sign retroreflectivity? What is needed to effectively assess sign retroreflectivity? Join us to learn more about the new retroreflectivity minimums and what your city can do to maintain traffic signs at or above specific levels.
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Recorded Webinar: Data Privacy—Legal Risks, Mitigation, and Response for Municipalities

The biggest data breach threat for cities isn't a stolen credit card, but rather when information your city maintains is compromised. In this webinar, the law firm of McDonald Hopkins will walk you through how cities are vulnerable to data breach, and what your city can do to protect against data security threats.
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LMC Webinars

The League frequently offers webinars on timely issues affecting cities. Recent webinars have been presented on:
—Data Privacy: Legal Risks, Mitigation and Response for Municipalities
—Tips for Meeting Management—Managing Expectations and Meeting Your Goals
—State budget forecast & 2014 legislative session
—The Gen Y talent factor
—Individual vs. council authority
—Managing risk in contracts
—Common mistakes in land use ordinances

Access recordings and presentation slides of recent webinars

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.
Read more and register for City Learning Point courses