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Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, March 12, 2024

MLA Part Three builds on the understanding developed in the first two parts by covering specific issues and challenges that cities face, providing…

Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, March 12, 2024

The Iowa League of Cities established the Certified Elected Municipal Official (CEMO) program to recognize elected officials who are committed to continuing their professional…

Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Congratulations to the four winners of the If I Were Mayor Essay Contest Amelia Eapen, Bristol Miller, Abi Hemesath, and Mirabel Abraham. With more…

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 Updated on Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The All-Star Community Awards program seeks to acknowledge and encourage excellence in local government and provides an opportunity for officials and staff…

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 Updated on Thursday, September 22, 2022

Download the free conference app found in the Google and Apple stores under “Iowa League of Cities Events.” It provides a customizable…

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 Updated on Thursday, September 22, 2022

It’s time for the 2022 Annual Conference &  Exhibit! ​League staff has packed up our gear and will be rocking out in Waterloo from September 27- 30. With this in…

Posted on Monday, July 11, 2022 Updated on Monday, July 11, 2022

Today Iowa Economic Development Authority & Empower Rural Iowa opened six competitive grants available for rural communities with a population under 20,000.…

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