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  • Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) Part Three
  • Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Description:
    Establishing a goal setting process can assist local government policy leaders to develop a future focus, set strategic directions and determine priorities. This session will also cover ways cities can be more strategic in the area of economic development as well as methods to improve the overall look of a community through tools such as nuisance abatement. learn more
  • Location(view map)
  • Hilton Garden Inn
    8600 Northpark Drive
    Johnston
  • IPAIT Board Meeting
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Description:
    Created in 1987, IPAIT is a pooled investment program for local governments providing competitive rates with full security and unparalleled service. This League-sponsored investment trust offers a simple alternative for investment and cash management of public funds. This service is only available to Iowa cities, counties, municipal utilities and other governmental entities. For more information, call Miles Capital at (515) 244-5426. learn more
    • ISAC Board of Directors Meeting
    • Thursday, April 26, 2018
    • Description:
      The Iowa State Association of Counties' (ISAC) mission is to promote effective and responsible county government for the people of Iowa. ISAC members are elected and appointed county officials from all 99 counties. ISAC's vision is to be the principal, authoritative source of representation, information and services for and about county government in Iowa. ISAC and the League often partner to extend additional additional services and programs to local governments.
    • Location(view map)
    • ISAC Office
      5500 Westown Parkway, Suite 190
      West Des Moines
    • League Executive Board Meeting
    • Thursday, April 26, 2018 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Description:
      League Executive Board meets five times a year, in addition to the League Annual Business meeting. learn more
    • Location(view map)
    • Iowa League of Cities Office
      500 SW 7th St, Suite 101
      Des Moines
    • PGI Fireworks Display Operator Certification
    • Saturday, April 28, 2018
    • Description:
      Each year the Iowa chapter of the Pyrotechnics Guild International (PGI) schedules a PGI Display Operator Certification (DOC) Course. The PGI Course is designed to meet the need for both a "basic" course in fireworks display safety and as the first step in an optional certification process which, when completed, results in the successful trainee becoming a PGI Certified Display Operator. This training is recommended for anyone engaged in implementing fireworks displays. A course is being held at the Hill, Iowa Fire Department meeting room on April 28. learn more
    • Location(view map)
    • Hills Fire Department
      90 1st Street
      Hills
    • Nuisance Abatement Conference
    • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Description:
      This day-long training opportunity offers education on nuisance property issues and how cities can improve abatement efforts. Learn how your city can effectively manage nuisance abatement and help rebuild homes and buildings, return dormant properties to an active use and restore community pride.
    • Location(view map)
    • Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
      2100 Green Hills Drive
      Ames
    • Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
    • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Description:
      GCMOA’s members come from the central part of the state, including Des Moines and the surrounding cities. Members are mostly city clerks and finance officers who meet monthly to share what is happening in their community as well as discuss how to do their job more effectively.
    • Location
    • Cumming
    • Southwest Iowa Clerks and Administrators Association (SWICAA) Meeting
    • Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Description:
      This regional group includes municipal officers from the southwest part of the state. Meetings are held on the third Thursday in February, May, August and November at different communities within the region and feature a guest speaker.  In addition to the educational segment, meetings offer cultural, social or recreational activities, with the host member given the opportunity to showcase their community.
      • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
      • Thursday, May 17, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
      • Description:
        This regional group is comprised of cities from the northwest part of the state. Monthly meetings are attended by representatives of member cities, including elected officials and city staff. The meetings are held in different communities within the region and typically feature a guest speaker as well as updates from attendees on projects occurring in their city.
      • Location
      • Sac City
      • East Central Iowa Coalition of Municipalities (ECIC)
      • Thursday, May 17, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
      • Description:
        East Central Iowa Coalition of Municipalities (ECIC) meet quarterly to discuss legislative and emerging issues in local government. The group includes cities from the counties of Iowa, Jasper, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion, Marshall, Monroe, Poweshiek and Wapello.
      • Location
      • Chariton
      • Memorial Day - League Office Closed
      • Monday, May 28, 2018
      • Description:
        League and IMWCA offices closed.
        • Northeast Iowa League of Cities
        • Tuesday, May 29, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
        • Description:
          This regional group includes members from the northeast part of the state. Meetings are generally held every other month. Elected officials and city staff from member cities attend the meetings to hear a speaker and discuss what is happening in their communities.
        • Location
        • Bulicke's
          Delhi
        • Small City Workshop
        • Tuesday, June 05, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
        • Description:
          Each summer, the League hosts Small City Workshops at six locations across the state. The topics and information presented at these workshops are geared toward the specific needs of Iowa's small cities, although anyone is welcome to attend. learn more
        • Location(view map)
        • Britt Country Club
          2360 James Ave
          Britt
        • ICAP Board Meeting
        • Thursday, June 07, 2018
        • Description:
          ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
          • Small City Workshop
          • Thursday, June 07, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
          • Description:
            Each summer, the League hosts Small City Workshops at six locations across the state. The topics and information presented at these workshops are geared toward the specific needs of Iowa's small cities, although anyone is welcome to attend. learn more
          • Location(view map)
          • Community Center
            218 W Main
            Wayland
          • League Annual Golf Outing
          • Friday, June 08, 2018
          • Description:
            Join us for this fun networking event that helps raise money for a great cause! The annual golf outing brings together city officials from across Iowa along with partners that work with cities. The outing also serves as a major fundraiser for the Tim Shields Endowment, which supports the education and development of local government officials. learn more
          • Location(view map)
          • Otter Creek Golf Course
            4100 NE Otter Creek Drive
            Ankeny
          • Small City Workshop
          • Tuesday, June 12, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
          • Description:
            Each summer, the League hosts Small City Workshops at six locations across the state. The topics and information presented at these workshops are geared toward the specific needs of Iowa's small cities, although anyone is welcome to attend. learn more
          • IMWCA Board Meeting & Strategic Planning
          • Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - Thursday, June 14, 2018
          • Description:
            IMWCA Board of Trustees meets five times a year. learn more
            • Small City Workshop
            • Thursday, June 14, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
            • Description:
              Each summer, the League hosts Small City Workshops at six locations across the state. The topics and information presented at these workshops are geared toward the specific needs of Iowa's small cities, although anyone is welcome to attend. learn more
            • Location(view map)
            • City Hall
              1007 Prospect Drive
              Toledo
            • Small City Workshop
            • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
            • Description:
              Each summer, the League hosts Small City Workshops at six locations across the state. The topics and information presented at these workshops are geared toward the specific needs of Iowa's small cities, although anyone is welcome to attend. learn more
            • Location(view map)
            • Community Center
              240 N Douglas St
              Afton
            • Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
            • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
            • Description:
              GCMOA’s members come from the central part of the state, including Des Moines and the surrounding cities. Members are mostly city clerks and finance officers who meet monthly to share what is happening in their community as well as discuss how to do their job more effectively.
            • Location
            • Gilbert
            • League Executive Board Meeting
            • Thursday, June 21, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
            • Description:
              League Executive Board meets five times a year, in addition to the League Annual Business meeting. learn more
            • Location(view map)
            • Iowa League of Cities Office
              500 SW 7th St., Suite 101
              Des Moines
            • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
            • Thursday, June 21, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
            • Description:
              This regional group is comprised of cities from the northwest part of the state. Monthly meetings are attended by representatives of member cities, including elected officials and city staff. The meetings are held in different communities within the region and typically feature a guest speaker as well as updates from attendees on projects occurring in their city.
            • Location
            • Le Mars
            • Small City Workshop
            • Thursday, June 21, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
            • Description:
              Each summer, the League hosts Small City Workshops at six locations across the state. The topics and information presented at these workshops are geared toward the specific needs of Iowa's small cities, although anyone is welcome to attend. learn more
            • Location(view map)
            • West Union Library
              210 N Vine St
              West Union
            • ISAC Board of Directors Meeting
            • Wednesday, June 27, 2018
            • Description:
              The Iowa State Association of Counties' (ISAC) mission is to promote effective and responsible county government for the people of Iowa. ISAC members are elected and appointed county officials from all 99 counties. ISAC's vision is to be the principal, authoritative source of representation, information and services for and about county government in Iowa. ISAC and the League often partner to extend additional additional services and programs to local governments.
            • Location(view map)
            • ISAC Office
              5500 Westown Parkway, Suite 190
              West Des Moines
            • Independence Day - League Office Closed
            • Wednesday, July 04, 2018
            • Description:
              League and IMWCA offices closed.
              • IaCMA Summer Conference
              • Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - Friday, July 13, 2018
              • Description:
                Each summer, members of the Iowa City/County Management Association gather to learn about innovative programs, new trends and the challenges facing the profession of municipal management. learn more
                • Municipal Professionals Institute
                • Monday, July 16, 2018 - Wednesday, July 25, 2018
                • Description:
                  Brought to you by Iowa State University Office of State and Local Government Programs, this annual event offers 30 courses that serve as the core curriculum for a career as a city clerk or finance officer. Sign up for as many courses as your schedule will allow.   learn more
                • Location(view map)
                • Gateway Hotel and Convention Center
                  2100 Green Hills Drive
                  Ames
                • Municipal Professionals Academy
                • Wednesday, July 25, 2018 12:00 AM - Friday, July 27, 2018 11:59 PM
                • Description:
                  Iowa State University Office of State and Local Government Programs offers this annual continuing education event aimed at experienced city clerks or finance officers who have already completed the Municipal Professionals Institute. learn more
                • Location(view map)
                • Gateway Hotel and Convention Center
                  2100 Green Hills Drive
                  Ames
                • Northeast Iowa League of Cities
                • Tuesday, July 31, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
                • Description:
                  This regional group includes members from the northeast part of the state. Meetings are generally held every other month. Elected officials and city staff from member cities attend the meetings to hear a speaker and discuss what is happening in their communities.
                • Location
                • Independence
                • ICAP Board Meeting
                • Thursday, August 02, 2018 - Saturday, August 04, 2018
                • Description:
                  ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                  • IMWCA Board Meeting
                  • Thursday, August 16, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
                  • Description:
                    IMWCA Board of Trustees meets five times a year. learn more
                    • League Executive Board Meeting
                    • Thursday, August 16, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
                    • Description:
                      League Executive Board meets five times a year, in addition to the League Annual Business meeting. learn more
                    • Location(view map)
                    • Iowa League of Cities Office
                      500 SW 7th St, Suite 101
                      Des Moines
                    • Southwest Iowa Clerks and Administrators Association (SWICAA) Meeting
                    • Thursday, August 16, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
                    • Description:
                      This regional group includes municipal officers from the southwest part of the state. Meetings are held on the third Thursday in February, May, August and November at different communities within the region and feature a guest speaker.  In addition to the educational segment, meetings offer cultural, social or recreational activities, with the host member given the opportunity to showcase their community.
                      • East Central Iowa Coalition of Municipalities (ECIC)
                      • Thursday, August 23, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
                      • Description:
                        East Central Iowa Coalition of Municipalities (ECIC) meet quarterly to discuss legislative and emerging issues in local government. The group includes cities from the counties of Iowa, Jasper, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion, Marshall, Monroe, Poweshiek and Wapello.
                        • IPAIT Board Meeting
                        • Wednesday, August 29, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
                        • Description:
                          Created in 1987, IPAIT is a pooled investment program for local governments providing competitive rates with full security and unparalleled service. This League-sponsored investment trust offers a simple alternative for investment and cash management of public funds. This service is only available to Iowa cities, counties, municipal utilities and other governmental entities. For more information, call Miles Capital at (515) 244-5426. learn more
                          • Labor Day - League Office Closed
                          • Monday, September 03, 2018
                          • Description:
                            League and IMWCA offices closed.
                            • League's Annual Conference & Exhibit
                            • Wednesday, September 12, 2018 12:00 PM - Friday, September 14, 2018 12:00 PM
                            • Description:
                              The League’s Annual Conference & Exhibit is largest event in the state geared specifically toward the needs of Iowa’s elected and appointed municipal officials. Held in September of each year, the conference includes workshops, an exhibit hall and unique networking opportunities.
                            • Location
                            • Mid-America Center
                              Council Bluffs
                            • Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
                            • Wednesday, September 19, 2018 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                            • Description:
                              GCMOA’s members come from the central part of the state, including Des Moines and the surrounding cities. Members are mostly city clerks and finance officers who meet monthly to share what is happening in their community as well as discuss how to do their job more effectively.
                            • Location
                            • Roland
                            • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
                            • Thursday, September 20, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                            • Description:
                              This regional group is comprised of cities from the northwest part of the state. Monthly meetings are attended by representatives of member cities, including elected officials and city staff. The meetings are held in different communities within the region and typically feature a guest speaker as well as updates from attendees on projects occurring in their city.
                            • Location
                            • Denison
                            • ISAC Board of Directors Retreat
                            • Wednesday, October 03, 2018 - Friday, October 05, 2018
                            • Description:
                              The Iowa State Association of Counties' (ISAC) mission is to promote effective and responsible county government for the people of Iowa. ISAC members are elected and appointed county officials from all 99 counties. ISAC's vision is to be the principal, authoritative source of representation, information and services for and about county government in Iowa. ISAC and the League often partner to extend additional additional services and programs to local governments.
                              • ICAP Board Meeting
                              • Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - Friday, October 12, 2018
                              • Description:
                                ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                                • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
                                • Thursday, October 11, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                                • Description:
                                  This regional group is comprised of cities from the northwest part of the state. Monthly meetings are attended by representatives of member cities, including elected officials and city staff. The meetings are held in different communities within the region and typically feature a guest speaker as well as updates from attendees on projects occurring in their city.
                                • Location
                                • Storm Lake
                                • IMFOA Fall Conference
                                • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 3:00 PM - Friday, October 19, 2018 12:00 PM
                                • Description:
                                  The Iowa Municipal Finance Officers Association is an association of city clerks and municipal finance officers in Iowa. The purpose of IMFOA is to conduct regular instructional and informational meetings, as often as deemed necessary by the Board of Directors, for the purpose of educating municipal officers in the keeping of public records and for any other purpose deemed to be in the best interest of the public. learn more
                                • Location(view map)
                                • Des Moines Holiday Inn-Airport
                                  6111 Fleur Drive
                                  Des Moines
                                • IPAIT Board Meeting
                                • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
                                • Description:
                                  Created in 1987, IPAIT is a pooled investment program for local governments providing competitive rates with full security and unparalleled service. This League-sponsored investment trust offers a simple alternative for investment and cash management of public funds. This service is only available to Iowa cities, counties, municipal utilities and other governmental entities. For more information, call Miles Capital at (515) 244-5426. learn more
                                  • Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
                                  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                                  • Description:
                                    GCMOA’s members come from the central part of the state, including Des Moines and the surrounding cities. Members are mostly city clerks and finance officers who meet monthly to share what is happening in their community as well as discuss how to do their job more effectively.
                                  • Location
                                  • Huxley
                                  • Northeast Iowa League of Cities
                                  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
                                  • Description:
                                    This regional group includes members from the northeast part of the state. Meetings are generally held every other month. Elected officials and city staff from member cities attend the meetings to hear a speaker and discuss what is happening in their communities.
                                  • Location
                                  • Elkader
                                  • IMWCA Board Meeting
                                  • Thursday, November 08, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
                                  • Description:
                                    IMWCA Board of Trustees meets five times a year. learn more
                                  • Location(view map)
                                  • Iowa League of Cities Office
                                    500 SW 7th Street, Suite 101
                                    Des Moines
                                  • East Central Iowa Coalition of Municipalities (ECIC)
                                  • Thursday, November 08, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
                                  • Description:
                                    East Central Iowa Coalition of Municipalities (ECIC) meet quarterly to discuss legislative and emerging issues in local government. The group includes cities from the counties of Iowa, Jasper, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion, Marshall, Monroe, Poweshiek and Wapello.
                                  • Location
                                  • Newton
                                  • Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
                                  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                                  • Description:
                                    GCMOA’s members come from the central part of the state, including Des Moines and the surrounding cities. Members are mostly city clerks and finance officers who meet monthly to share what is happening in their community as well as discuss how to do their job more effectively.
                                    • ISAC Board of Directors Meeting
                                    • Thursday, November 15, 2018 - Friday, November 16, 2018
                                    • Description:
                                      The Iowa State Association of Counties' (ISAC) mission is to promote effective and responsible county government for the people of Iowa. ISAC members are elected and appointed county officials from all 99 counties. ISAC's vision is to be the principal, authoritative source of representation, information and services for and about county government in Iowa. ISAC and the League often partner to extend additional additional services and programs to local governments.
                                    • Location(view map)
                                    • ISAC Office
                                      5500 Westown Parkway, Suite 190
                                      West Des Moines
                                    • League Executive Board Meeting
                                    • Thursday, November 15, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
                                    • Description:
                                      League Executive Board meets five times a year, in addition to the League Annual Business meeting. learn more
                                    • Location(view map)
                                    • Iowa League of Cities Office
                                      500 SW 7th Street, Suite 101
                                      Des Moines
                                    • Southwest Iowa Clerks and Administrators Association (SWICAA) Meeting
                                    • Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
                                    • Description:
                                      This regional group includes municipal officers from the southwest part of the state.  Meetings are held on the third Thursday in February, May, August and November at different communities within the region and feature a guest speaker.  In addition to the educational segment, meetings offer cultural, social or recreational activities, with the host member given the opportunity to showcase their community.
                                      • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
                                      • Thursday, November 15, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                                      • Description:
                                        This regional group is comprised of cities from the northwest part of the state. Monthly meetings are attended by representatives of member cities, including elected officials and city staff. The meetings are held in different communities within the region and typically feature a guest speaker as well as updates from attendees on projects occurring in their city.
                                        • Thanksgiving Day - League Office Closed
                                        • Thursday, November 22, 2018 - Friday, November 23, 2018
                                        • Description:
                                          League and IMWCA offices closed.
                                          • Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
                                          • Tuesday, December 18, 2018 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                                          • Description:
                                            GCMOA’s members come from the central part of the state, including Des Moines and the surrounding cities. Members are mostly city clerks and finance officers who meet monthly to share what is happening in their community as well as discuss how to do their job more effectively.
                                          • Location
                                          • Waukee
                                          • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
                                          • Thursday, December 20, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                                          • Description:
                                            This regional group is comprised of cities from the northwest part of the state. Monthly meetings are attended by representatives of member cities, including elected officials and city staff. The meetings are held in different communities within the region and typically feature a guest speaker as well as updates from attendees on projects occurring in their city.
                                            • Christmas - League Office Closed
                                            • Tuesday, December 25, 2018
                                            • Description:
                                              League and IMWCA offices closed.