Training & Conferences

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2018 in Review for Municipal Lawyers—Top 5 Noteworthy Decisions and the Most Common Trip-ups

Which municipal law cases from 2018 may affect how city attorneys counsel Minnesota communities? Learn which five key decisions from last year may impact cities the most and—in light of these cases—review the most common mistakes by city councils.
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2019 Safety & Loss Control Workshops

Practical training for city staff is coming to a city near you this spring! Join us in one of nine locations across Minnesota in March or April to hear about the latest news that impacts the work you do, and get tips for managing common safety challenges.
Review this year's topics and sign up for these workshops

Free Webinar: Budgeting 101 for Elected Officials

Budget season is upon us! Whether you are new to city government or experienced with the budget process, take part in this webinar to discover information and tools to use during your city budget process.
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2019 Annual Conference

This June, join nearly 500 fellow city officials for a superior conference in Duluth! Meet your colleagues @ the Lake as you leave your routine behind to explore new depths and resources.
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2019 Clerks' Orientation Conference

Take part in this conference within a conference to learn vital information, including the Open Meeting Law, data practices, human resources issues, and more. Plus, take part in some 2019 Annual Conference events, including the keynote speakers, kick-off in the exhibit hall, and awards show.
Find out more about this fundamental training

Recorded Webinar: 2019 Legislative Preview and City Advocacy

Tune into this free webinar to hear from the League’s intergovernmental relations (IGR) team about the new political landscape and what cities can expect during the 2019 legislative session.
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LMC Webinars

The League frequently offers webinars on timely issues affecting cities. Recent webinars have been presented on:

  • Census 2020
  • Janus v. AFSCME
  • NLC's Service Line Warranty Program
  • Complying with the New Small Cell Wireless Law
  • Finance Fundamentals for City Clerks
  • What's in YOUR Brain? Understanding Unconscious Bias
  • Hackers and Crackers: Your Cybersecurity Toolkit

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