Member City: Cologne, MN

The League offers more learning opportunities than any other city organization. We help you grow your skills and leadership capacity, while exploring emerging issues, promising approaches, and new perspectives.

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Free Webinar: Zoning Decisions

Land use decisions can often be complicated. There are many perspectives and priorities that cities must consider—as well as legal standards they must follow—to avoid costly conflicts. Join us to sort through the complexities involved in zoning decisions and help keep your city on the right track!
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2014 Regional Meetings

Come take a seat at the community table! Join neighboring colleagues and LMC staff this fall at the regional meeting closest to you, where you'll have the chance to learn about the latest in municipal topics. From safeguarding your city's confidential data to what happened in the legislature during session, this year's agenda is packed with useful information!
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Data Practices and Records Management for City Clerks

This half-day workshop will provide an in-depth look at what cities need to do to meet state data requirements. The League is partnering with MCFOA to bring these workshops to MCFOA regional trainings.
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Recorded Webinar: To Share or Not to Share—Data Practices Compliance

Data practices law is complex, and applying the law can be tricky! What does your city need to do to meet state data practices requirements? Join League staff for a tour of data practices topics, including designating a responsible authority and compliance official, identifying types of data and who has access, tips for responding to requests for data, and more.
View a recording of this webinar

LMC Webinars

The League frequently offers webinars on timely issues affecting cities. Recent webinars have been presented on:
—To Share or Not to Share: Data Practices Compliance
—Follow the Money—Using a Financial Plan to Implement a Community's Vision
—Data Privacy: Legal Risks, Mitigation and Response for Municipalities
—Tips for Meeting Management—Managing Expectations and Meeting Your Goals
—State budget forecast & 2014 legislative session
—The Gen Y talent factor
—Individual vs. council authority
—Managing risk in contracts

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