At the League’s largest conference of the year, network with 2,000 elected officials and staff, and choose from more than 60 sessions designed to educate and inform.
Two lifelong friends who lead neighboring cities find working together doubles their impact.
The new tool gives cities much-needed flexibility.
First and foremost, the relationship between the city council and the city manager is a partnership that serves the community.
Mayors and council members describe the most helpful aspect of League membership.
A 6-year-old boy’s rules for his Spy Club provide food for thought regarding public service.
Continuing education is essential in every profession. These two conferences are geared to both experienced and recently elected mayors and council members.
By definition, effective public managers are both problem-solvers and leaders, but it requires a special type to take the helm of a public agency in crisis.
The city recruited seniors to supervise and support students as they walk or bike to and from school.
If you want a sneak preview of a city council’s future, a planning commission meeting is a good place to start.
Significant positive developments for the League included the adoption of a new economic development tool for lower-income communities and the passage of a medical marijuana regulatory bill package.
City officials offer advice to newly elected council members.
The strategic goal-setting process involves representatives from all of the League’s policy committees, departments, divisions and diversity caucuses as well as its entire board of directors….
It takes only one scandal to give the public the impression that all local elected officials are not to be trusted, and public perception can be very slow to change. How can we build our…
When a city and a recognized employee organization are unable to reach agreement on matters within the scope of bargaining, an impasse occurs. In addition to any other resolution process the…
Take a look at the conference’s networking opportunities, Expo and more.
A number of “elephants” lurk in city halls statewide.
Join city officials from over 400 cities throughout the state at the League’s largest conference of the year.
Resources and information on a broad range of local government topics are available in a helpful archive.
Hackers generally hit the easiest targets first. Such an attack may be financially based rather than an attempt to cause mayhem in your city. Risk can be mitigated in many ways, but one of the…