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.
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Newly Elected Officials: 2019 Leadership Conference

Get the information and tools you need to successfully navigate your new leadership role and develop essential meeting management and collaboration skills to effectively govern your city. Plus, have time to build connections with fellow newly elected officials and experienced officials.
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Experienced Officials: 2019 Leadership Conference

Learn how to use communication styles to build understanding and trust, discover tips to communicate clearly, and explore how you can effectively engage others to work better as a team. Plus, build connections with newly elected and experienced officials.
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2019 Legislative Conference for Cities

Join more than 150 city officials in St. Paul as you learn more about what cities can expect from the Legislature this year, discover how city priorities are faring so far, and more.
Learn more about this upcoming conference

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
  • 2018 Legislative Preview and City Advocacy
  • 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