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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…

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

Save the date for the 2024 Nuisance Abatement Conference, which will be held May 15. The annual event provides guidance on city nuisance…

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

Are you familiar with the Certified Elected Municipal Official (CEMO) program? This voluntary recognition program uses League training opportunities, such as the Annual Conference…

Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

The Iowa League will conduct a State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) / ARPA compliance reporting webinar on January 31 from 2 –…

Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Is your city working on its budget? Keep in mind League membership dues! If in doubt, check your city’s membership status and projected…

Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Region XII Council of Governments is hosting a training on the redevelopment of difficult properties and brownfields. If this is of value…

Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, January 9, 2024

The agenda has dropped for Local Leaders Day 2024 and it’s time to get excited! Hear from thought leaders and city officials on how…

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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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