The League has launched an effort that has the potential to help shape the future of Minnesota cities—the services you provide, how those services are delivered, and how they are paid for.
Read more about this effort and how you can get involved
As cities continue to struggle financially, they are looking for ways to effectively cut costs, generate new revenue, and balance their budgets. Here are resources to help:
Read tips on dealing with the financial crisis
A wide variety of other issues and trends also have implications for the future of cities. In this section, you'll find research, analysis, reports, and other resources to help your city understand the big picture and take action.
League staff members are experts on a wide variety of city issues. If you’ve got a question, we’ll help you get the answer. Give us a call or send us an email!
Connect with a League staff member
(choose the “Department” category that best fits your needs)
The League maintains a member forum (listserv) for Minnesota mayors, in conjunction with the Minnesota Mayors Association. Learn tips, exchange ideas, and connect with your colleagues.
Take the guesswork out of your city's financial projections with the League's new City Pro Financial Planning Tool. This Microsoft Excel-based tool will help your city make accurate financial projections going out as much as 10 years.