• Innovation

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  • Inclusiveness

    Minnesota cities are involving youth to get a fresh perspective on local government issues.
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  • Excellence

    2014 LMC award winners have been announced. Congratulations to the City of Excellence, C.C. Ludwig, and Leadership award winners.
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PERA Plans Showing Improvement

The Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) General Plan and Police and Fire Plan are seeing a marked improvement in funding levels, according to a preliminary report on fiscal year 2014. The improvement is due in part to a strong investment return of approximately 18.5 percent, well above the statutory assumed annual investment return of 8 percent.

Read more about the preliminary valuation report


2014 Fireground Safety—10 Frequent Mistakes, 10 Best Practices with Dr. Richard Gasaway(September, various dates and locations)

Learn how different roles can contribute to improved fireground safety.
Read more and register now for these workshops

Free Webinar—To Share or Not to Share: Data Practices Compliance

Find out what your city needs to do to meet state data practices requirements.
Read more and register for this webinar

Police Leadership in the New Normal—Part II—with Randy Means(September and October, various dates and locations)

Find out how consistent policies and key principles are necessary for effective police leadership.
Read more and register now for these workshops


New Cyber Security Resource for Cities

Unfortunately, data security breaches have become a hot topic in the news today. So how can you protect your city and its data?

The League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust’s new eRisk Hub can assist members in the prevention of network, cyber, and privacy losses—and provide support in the timely reporting and recovery of losses if an incident does occur.

Read more about how to access the eRisk Hub


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Note These 2014 Election Law Changes

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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