This publication is designed to assist cities begin their annual budget process. Learn about revenues, expenditures, legislation and other budget issues.
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.
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.
Review our New Laws of Interest where we highlight recently passed legislation that could impact your city.
Tax Increment Financing (TIF) is a tool cities can use to enhance a wide range of development efforts. Find helpful information regarding this topic.
We asked our members about the League’s services, check out their responses in our membership survey.
Interested in running for a political office? Learn what the requirements are and resources available.
The League publishes a monthly magazine, Cityscape, which covers issues of interest to city officials in Iowa.
One of the key services a city provides its citizens is law enforcement. While all cities in Iowa are required to provide effective law
enforcement services, the method to deliver the service can vary from city to city.