Inquiries & Assistance

Many questions about the roles and responsibilities of city government can be answered by League publications (available through our online Resource Library). When new topics or challenging situations arise, you may want to contact knowledgeable League staff for direct assistance.

  • General Government Inquiry & Assistance Services
    Research & Information Service staff has knowledge about the many issues and obligations city officials navigate on a daily basis. These staff members answer more than 6,000 member inquiries each year and conduct in-depth research to ensure League guidance is current and informed by the real-world situations cities face.
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League staff are also available for topic-specific inquiries and assistance:

  • HR & Benefits Inquiry & Assistance Services
    The League's HR & Benefits resources and trainings can help you through your thorniest personnel issues and benefits questions. More than 2,000 inquiries are fielded each year by HR & Benefits staff who also develop publications on a wide variety of employment- related topics. Cities that turn to the League for help on HR topics are much more likely to avoid costly claims and lawsuits.
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  • Land Use Inquiry & Assistance Services
    More than 20 percent of all LMCIT members' liability costs are the result of land use claims. Because the only way to avoid many of these costly land use claims is to make informed, thoughtful and appropriate land use decisions, our team of LMCIT land use attorneys provides customized information and training, and guidance to elected and appointed city officials, and to city attorneys.
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