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This publication is designed to assist cities begin their annual budget process. Learn about revenues, expenditures, legislation and other budget issues.

The U.S. Census has announced a delay in its planned release of redistricting data​ to states.

Learn about resources for your city from the American Rescue Plan.

The League is excited to announce a partnership with the University of Iowa’s School of Planning and Public Affairs to conduct a salary survey of city positions

Learn about the property tax backfill phase-out and what impact it will have your city.

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Robert Palmer of the Iowa League of Cities and Bartlett Durand of the Sand County Foundation will present on February 23 at…

Join the League on February 10 at 10 a.m. as we host a webinar with the Iowa Department of Transportation. This webiar…

The League office will be closed on January 17 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. Normal business hours will…

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The League provides several different resources to help your city.

Published January 5, 2022

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) is a tool cities can use to enhance a wide range of development efforts. Find helpful information regarding this topic.

Published November 5, 2021

This publication is designed to assist cities begin their annual budget process. Learn about revenues, expenditures, legislation and other budget issues.

Published October 20, 2021

Check out the 2021 New Laws of Interest …

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