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

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