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Index of Iowa Laws Pertaining to Cities

An alphabetical topic reference to the Code of Iowa

Events & Workshops

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Beginner Workshops Budget Projections and IssuesLeague staff will facilitate a discussion on financial trends and projections important to your city budget. Budget…

MLA is designed to help all city officials better understand their role in municipal government and how to effectively serve their community.…

Nuisance Abatement Conference The day-long conference held in the spring features a variety of sessions aimed to provide assistance on nuisance property…

Latest Publications

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.

IOWA League