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Posted on Monday, December 20, 2021 Updated on Monday, December 20, 2021

​The competitive bid threshold for horizontal infrastructure will increase on January 1, announced by the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT). The threshold will increase…

Posted on Monday, December 13, 2021 Updated on Tuesday, December 14, 2021

2022 is on the horizon and now is the time to prepare for various tasks that should be completed early in the…

Posted on Monday, December 13, 2021 Updated on Monday, December 13, 2021

The 2022 Institute will again be split into three different sessions referred to as winter, summer and fall sessions.  Fall and winter…

Posted on Monday, December 6, 2021 Updated on Monday, December 6, 2021

Cities are invited to participate in the Stormwater Utility and Management Survey from the Iowa Storm Water Education Partnership (ISWEP). The biennial survey collects data…

Posted on Monday, December 6, 2021 Updated on Thursday, December 16, 2021

​​Funding is available to city governments through several Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs that make awards on an annual basis. Administered by the Iowa Economic…

Posted on Monday, December 6, 2021 Updated on Monday, December 6, 2021

The 2020 Census CQR provides an opportunity for tribal, state, and local governmental units (GUs) to request that the Census Bureau review…

Posted on Monday, November 29, 2021 Updated on Monday, November 29, 2021

Join the League, the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and Drake Law School Agricultural Law Center on December 14 at 11 a.m. for…

Posted on Monday, November 29, 2021 Updated on Monday, November 29, 2021

​Here’s an exciting opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise with local government decision-makers! The Iowa League of Cities is seeking ideas/proposals…

Posted on Monday, November 22, 2021 Updated on Monday, November 22, 2021

The National League of Cities (NLC) released a new report, On the Frontlines of Today’s Cities: Trauma, Challenges and Solutions​, detailing the rising…

Posted on Monday, November 15, 2021 Updated on Monday, November 15, 2021

The 2022 City Calendar is now available, offering details on various deadlines and other important events. Find due dates for the annual city budget, audits and…

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