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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).

Join us to learn best practices and to receive resources that will help you inspire trust, promote unity, and create a sense of stability, even when facing the most trying of situations.

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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The Iowa League of Cities is seeking proposals for educational workshops on topics of importance to city officials for our 2024 Annual…

The future mayors of our cities are in classrooms today. The education they receive helps them to become good citizens – and…

Civility Summit’s speakers have been announced and we’re excited! Join us on December 6 for this virtual summit to hear from illustrious guests such…

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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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