Calendar of Important Dates

Information Memo

Provides city officials a reference to some of the more significant dates in their business year.

Published Nov 6, 2023.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

The League of Minnesota Cities supports cities as they work to make their communities welcoming places where all people belong,…

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 26: Records Management

Handbook Chapter

Defines public records and outlines records management issues including creation, retention, destruction and public inspection rights.

Published Sep 18, 2023.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 5: Election Procedures

Handbook Chapter

Discusses election procedures, notices, ballot requirements, qualifications and training of election judges, voting and counting procedures.

Published Sep 5, 2023.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 8: City Administrative Staff

Handbook Chapter

Learn about the duties of various city officials, the requirements for qualifying for office, and the problem of incompatible offices.

Published Aug 10, 2023.

Adult-Use Cannabis: What Cities Need to Know

Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on what cities need to know regarding Minnesota's new law on adult-use cannabis.

Published Jun 12, 2023.

City Special Elections

Information Memo

Understand which election questions are authorized or required by state law and which are not.

Published May 31, 2023.

IRS Audits of City Payroll

Information Memo

Prepare for a potential IRS audit or compliance check by learning about common problematic issues for cities.

Published May 15, 2023.

Newspaper Publication

Information Memo

Find out requirements for publishing meeting and election notices, city financial reports, ordinances, advertisements for bids and more.

Published May 10, 2023.

Collaboration Services

This service for League Insurance Trust members helps city councils work together, understand roles, be transparent, and avoid conflict.