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The U.S. Census has announced a delay in its planned release of redistricting data​ to states.

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The League is excited to announce our new Membership Services Coordinator, Amanda Trebon Boyd! Amanda comes to us from the city of…

​The Iowa Department of Administrative Services recently set the publication rate for Fiscal Year 2023. Effective July 1, 2022, each line of eight-point type…

The Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEMD), in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Iowa…

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Published June 23, 2022

Review our New Laws of Interest where we highlight recently passed legislation that could impact your city.

Published January 5, 2022

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) is a tool cities can use to enhance a wide range of development efforts. Find helpful information regarding this topic.

Published November 5, 2021

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

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