News, information, and resources for cities.
Jan. 10, 2022 | Issue 1
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ARPA Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Final Rule Released
The final rule delivers broader flexibility and greater simplicity in the program for cities.
In Other News
Senate Redistricting Committee Introduces Legislative and Congressional Maps
The Legislature has until Feb. 15 to approve redistricting maps. Cities must then redistrict precincts and wards by March 26.
Advisory Group Advances Recommendations on Building Permit Fees and Energy Codes
The DLI technical advisory group wrapped up its work and made legislation recommendations to the Construction Code Advisory Council.
Reminder: Complete the Minnesota Local Housing Trust Fund Survey
Survey responses will be used to help determine local government interest in and usage of local housing trust funds.
Apply by Jan. 18 for City Seat on the Board of Water and Soil Resources
Metro-area elected officials are eligible to apply for the opening.
New! City Career Advantage Project Offers Ideas to Address Workforce Challenges
Featured strategies and outreach tools can help your city attract and retain talent in this tight job market.
On the City Speak Podcast: I Wish I Could Say I’ve Never Made That Mistake
Crystal City Manager Anne Norris discusses a lesson learned about clear communication and owning a mistake.
More Information and Resources
Thursday: Get Answers on MNOSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Requirements
Survey Seeks to Collect Data on Access to Mental Health Services
Newly Elected Officials: Register by Jan. 14 to Take Part in the Foundational Program
Reminder: Applications for Workforce Housing Development Grants Due Jan. 11
Free Webinar: Explore Your Role in Land Use Regulation
Housing Is Local Series: Do the Math — Preemption Arguments Are Based on Incomplete Research
Develop Skills to Deliver Effective Messages in High-Pressure Situations This February
Prepare for 2022 Finance With the City Deposits & Investments Memo — Models and Samples Included
Get Tips and Tricks for More Energy-Efficient Buildings at Jan. 19 GreenStep Workshop
Discuss Key Issues for City Attorneys During the 2022 MACA Annual Conference
LMC Staff News: League Announces Two New Employees and a Promotion
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MNOSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Requirements
Jan. 13 — 12-1 p.m.
Leading Economic Transformation Cohort
Jan. 24 — 8:30-10 a.m.
Jan. 26 — 8:30-10 a.m.
Jan. 31 — 8:30-10 a.m.
Feb. 2 — 8:30-10 a.m.
Feb. 7 — 8:30-10 a.m.
Land Use Regulation for Local Officials
Feb. 1 — 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
2022 Elected Leaders Institute: Foundational Program
Jan. 18 — online courses open
Feb. 4-5 — Plymouth
2022 Elected Leaders Institute: Advanced Program
Feb. 4-5 — Plymouth
MACA 2022 Annual Conference
Feb. 10-11 — Bloomington
Upcoming League Events
Archive of Previous Issues
Jobs with LMC
Wanted/For Sale/RFP Announcements in the LMC Marketplace
Cities Vendor Guide
Weekly 4M Fund Rates (Minnesota Municipal Money Market Fund)
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