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Are you a newly elected official ready to get to work? The Municipal Leadership Academy shares the essentials of municipal government from finances and operations to zoning and economic development. 

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Keeping track of the due dates, reports and filings can be a lot. The League has put together the 2024 City Calendar, which details important deadlines for reports and filings that cities must complete throughout the year.

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The League is developing information on HF 718 – property tax reform.

Find the latest information on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL).

SimpliCity is a communications campaign created by the Iowa League of Cities to help you empower residents to find the information they’re looking for, engage with their community, and rekindle their love for your city

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Just one week until Local Leaders Day 2024 in downtown Des Moines so this is your last chance to register! With more than 100…

The city clerk position is essential to the operations of any city because of the numerous and varied duties they fulfill. The…

The “Introduction to Planning and Zoning for Local Officials” workshop is now open for registration across various Iowa locations throughout April. Offered…

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Through legislative advocacy, one of our core values, the League continues to ensure cities can grow, thrive and make decisions to help their communities.

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Latest Publications

The League provides several different resources to help your city.

Published November 7, 2023

This publication is designed to assist cities begin their annual budget process. Learn about revenues, expenditures, legislation and other budget issues.

Published February 13, 2023

The Iowa League of Cities has focused on the topic of local option sales and service tax (LOSST), the mechanics of how it works and the importance to the communities.

Published November 1, 2022

Property taxes play a significant role in municipal government as the primary funding source for city budgets. Check out a variety of special reports regarding this topic.

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