• Innovation

    Visit The City Spot for interviews, ideas, photos, and more—just for cities!
    Meet The City Spot

  • Trust

    The 2014 Leadership and Ludwig award winners are building a legacy by engaging with citizens and building connections with neighboring communities.
    Read Minnesota Cities magazine

  • LMC's Core Values

    These nine core values are the foundation for how the League does its work.
    View LMC Core Values


Apply Now for Funds to Expand Broadband in Your Community

Are you looking for ways to increase Internet access in your city? You can now apply for funds through the state's new Border-to-Border Broadband Grant program. This grant was established by the 2014 Legislature to provide funds for broadband development in unserved and underserved areas of Minnesota. The deadline to apply is 4 p.m. on Oct. 28.

Read more about the broadband grants


2014 Regional Meetings (October, various dates and locations)

Pull up a chair to discuss today's hottest municipal topics with your neighboring city colleagues and LMC staff!
Read more about these meetings

Free Webinar: Zoning Decisions (October 24, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.)

Review the nature of a city’s decision-making authority around zoning and find out what resources on this topic are available to your city through LMC.
Read more about this webinar

2015 Leadership Conferences (Save these dates!)

Newly Elected Officials
Jan. 9-10—Cohasset
Jan. 23-24—Mankato
Jan. 30-31—Brooklyn Center
Feb. 20-21—Alexandria

Experienced Officials
Jan. 30-31—Brooklyn Center


Don’t Let Incivility Paralyze Your City

Being passionate about your community is what makes you a great city official or employee. But when passions flare and behavior crosses the line into incivility, everyone suffers and nothing gets accomplished. So if things are getting heated in your community, a new collection of resources can help. You’ll find information, tips, tricks, and tools designed to get your city through a difficult time and back on track to serving the community you love.

Read more and access civility resources


League Seeks Member Feedback on 2015 City Policies

Deadline Approaching for Local Government Innovation Awards

Business Leadership Council

The LMC Business Leadership Council (BLC) provides financial support for the League, as well as a wealth of knowledge and expertise throughout publications and conferences.


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