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Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Time’s running out to register for the Iowa League of Cities Local Leaders Day on March 6 in Des Moines. Register early…

Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Registration is open for Part 3 of the Municipal Leadership Academy, which will be held in April with a mix of in-person and…

Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Iowa Thriving Communities Webinar – February 27, 2024 at noon. Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) and Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) have introduced…

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Updated on Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Local Leaders Day is fast approaching and our unified voice is only as loud as our membership. Sign up today for the March…

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Updated on Wednesday, February 14, 2024

February 15 is the next Newly Elected Mayors Training, this time focusing on how mayors can effectively work with staff and the council.…

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Updated on Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Congressional City Conference is coming March 11-13 in D.C. At CCC, NLC brings together thousands of local government advocates from elected officials to…

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Updated on Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Does your city have budget questions? The Iowa League of Cities will be hosting Budget “Office Hours” on February 20 from 1-2:30 p.m. This…

Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

February 15 is the next Newly Elected Mayors Training, this time focusing on how mayors can effectively work with staff and the council.…

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Reminder to please turn in your city directory form! The League cannot support cities without up-to-date information. Have you confirmed your contact…

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

City budget season is in full swing and the League encourages cities to closely review the guidance available on the new budget adoption…

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Published February 13, 2023

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