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April 5, 2021 | Issue 14
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Sign Up for 2021 Remote Policy Committees
City staff and elected officials are encouraged to join fellow city officials from around the state as the League convenes its legislative policy committee meetings starting in July.
In Other News
New Earmark Process: What Cities Should Know About Congressionally Directed Spending
Congress is reviving the “earmark,” allowing members to request federal funding for specific projects in their district that could benefit cities.
Biden Administration Rolls Out American Jobs Plan Infrastructure Package
The proposed $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs package seeks to address aging roads and bridges, overhaul water infrastructure, and more.
Need Inspiration for Your LMC Award Entry? Watch Videos of 2020 Winning Projects
Submit your city’s best work by April 19 to get recognized.
Grants Available for Metro-Area Cities Working to Improve Public Safety and Well-Being for Communities of Color
Apply by May 14 to demonstrate a long-term commitment to racial justice in public safety.
Stay Up to Date on COVID-19 Information for Cities
New information from the American Rescue Plan Act was added last week.
More Information and Resources
Free Online This Thursday 4/8: The 2021 Safety and Loss Control Workshops’ Administrative Track
Next Week! Join a Virtual Discussion About Community Resilience
Nominations Due 4/19 for 2021 City of Excellence Topical Category: COVID-19 Response
Just Announced! Get Legislative Updates During This Free Webinar
League No Longer Publishing Directory of Minnesota City Officials
Explore Proactive Ways to Lead Change
Apply by May 27 for Wildlife Habitat Funding
Learn More About Police Officer Physical Fitness Testing
Grants Now Available for Port Infrastructure-Related Projects
Take Part in a Six-Week Program to Build Skills for Leading Economic Transformation
GreenStep Cities: Free Webinar on Urban Tree Canopy and Climate Change 4/21
Webinar Recording: First Amendment and Residential Protests
League Welcomes Caitlyn Walker as Public Administration Intern
League Named Finalist for the 2021 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
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2021 Safety and Loss Control Workshops
Community Resilience Roundtables: Virtual Get Togethers
April 12, 10-11:15 a.m.
2021 Legislative Series: Legislative Session Update
April 14, 12-1 p.m.
Bridging Divides 2.0: Leading Through Difficult Situations
April 21, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Upcoming League Events
Archive of Previous Issues
Jobs with LMC
Wanted/For Sale/RFP Announcements in the LMC Marketplace
Weekly 4M Fund Rates (Minnesota Municipal Money Market Fund)
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