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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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​Keep Iowa Beautiful (KIB) offers grant funding through their Paint Iowa Beautiful program, which provides paint to help local entities complete community enhancement projects. Through a…

​Governor Reynolds and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) recently announced the award of grant funding to 32 rural communities. Funding was made available through…

This is the last full week to register for the 2022 Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute Winter Session. The Winter Session of the…

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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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