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  • IMWCA One-Day Safety University
  • Tuesday, October 16, 2018
  • Description:
    The workshop is free and open to safety coordinators, elected officials and management staff or other employees that influence safety as well as agents. Lunch is provided. learn more
  • Location(view map)
  • Stoney Creek Inn
    5291 Stoney Creek Ct
    Johnston
  • 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
  • Budget, Examinations & Accounting for Municipalities
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2018 2:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Description:
    Many cities find it difficult to accurately complete required financial documents and complete proper procedures for the Annual Financial Report, the budget and the 2013 Oversight law in part because they rely on part time clerks/treasurers who are not able to attend training sessions due to time and travel cost. The Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute at ISU Extension and Outreach, is now offering a new six hours of practical hands-on training on administration and accounting in 6 locations which will minimize travel time and expense for any participant. This program qualifies for six (6) hours of credit towards IMFOA or IIMC certification programs. learn more
  • Location(view map)
  • Iowa Western Community College
    705 Walnut St.
    Atlantic
  • 11th Annual Upper Mississippi River Conference
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Thursday, October 25, 2018
  • Description:
    A goal of the 2016 ‘Raise the Grade’ Upper Mississippi River Conference is being addressed in the 2018 conference – “Begin a comprehensive watershed planning process for the basin, which would engage regional planners and flood plain managers in a planning process that links floodplain and watershed management to better plan infrastructure, development, and natural resource management in the region with the goal of improving connections to natural floodplains, and minimizing at-risk development.” The overall 2018 conference theme, “Our Watershed – Working Together for Healthy Waters and Flood-resilient Communities” is aimed at this goal, and will feature a workshop specifically designed to bring together interested stakeholders to form a flood resiliency alliance for the greater Quad Cities area and surrounding watersheds. learn more
  • Location(view map)
  • Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
    101 18th St.
    Moline
  • 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
    • Budget, Examinations & Accounting for Municipalities
    • Thursday, October 25, 2018 2:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Description:
      Many cities find it difficult to accurately complete required financial documents and complete proper procedures for the Annual Financial Report, the budget and the 2013 Oversight law in part because they rely on part time clerks/treasurers who are not able to attend training sessions due to time and travel cost. The Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute at ISU Extension and Outreach, is now offering a new six hours of practical hands-on training on administration and accounting in 6 locations which will minimize travel time and expense for any participant. This program qualifies for six (6) hours of credit towards IMFOA or IIMC certification programs. learn more
    • Location(view map)
    • North Iowa Area Community College
      203 Brantingham St.
      Charles City
    • 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
    • Budget Workshop
    • Tuesday, November 13, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Description:
      The annual Budget Workshops help city officials prepare for the budget process by providing information on financial projections and strategies to maintaining a sound city budget. The workshops are designed for city administrators, city clerks and finance officers, but are open to all city officials. learn more
    • Location(view map)
    • King’s Pointe
      1520 E Lakeshore Drive
      Storm Lake
    • 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
      • Budget Workshop
      • Thursday, November 15, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
      • Description:
        The annual Budget Workshops help city officials prepare for the budget process by providing information on financial projections and strategies to maintaining a sound city budget. The workshops are designed for city administrators, city clerks and finance officers, but are open to all city officials. learn more
      • Location(view map)
      • Hiawatha City Hall and Community Center
        101 Emmons Street
        Hiawatha
      • 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.
            • Budget Workshop
            • Tuesday, November 27, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
            • Description:
              The annual Budget Workshops help city officials prepare for the budget process by providing information on financial projections and strategies to maintaining a sound city budget. The workshops are designed for city administrators, city clerks and finance officers, but are open to all city officials.  learn more
            • Location(view map)
            • Waverly Area Veterans Post
              1300 4th Street SW
              Waverly
            • Budget Workshop
            • Thursday, November 29, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
            • Description:
              The annual Budget Workshops help city officials prepare for the budget process by providing information on financial projections and strategies to maintaining a sound city budget. The workshops are designed for city administrators, city clerks and finance officers, but are open to all city officials. learn more
            • Location(view map)
            • Carson Community Center
              316 S Commercial Street
              Carson
            • Budget Workshop
            • Tuesday, December 04, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
            • Description:
              The annual Budget Workshops help city officials prepare for the budget process by providing information on financial projections and strategies to maintaining a sound city budget. The workshops are designed for city administrators, city clerks and finance officers, but are open to all city officials. learn more
            • Location(view map)
            • Fairfield Art and Convention Center
              200 N Main Street
              Fairfield
            • Budget Workshop
            • Thursday, December 06, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
            • Description:
              The annual Budget Workshops help city officials prepare for the budget process by providing information on financial projections and strategies to maintaining a sound city budget. The workshops are designed for city administrators, city clerks and finance officers, but are open to all city officials. learn more
            • Location(view map)
            • Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
              5291 Stoney Creek Ct
              Johnston
            • 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.
                • New Year's Day observed - League Office Closed
                • Tuesday, January 01, 2019
                • Description:
                  League and IMWCA offices closed.
                  • ICAP Board Meeting
                  • Thursday, January 10, 2019
                  • Description:
                    ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                    • Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
                    • Wednesday, January 16, 2019 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.
                      • Martin Luther King Day - League Office Closed
                      • Monday, January 21, 2019
                      • Description:
                        League and IMWCA offices closed.
                        • IPAIT Board Meeting
                        • Wednesday, January 23, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 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
                          • IMWCA Board Meeting
                          • Thursday, January 24, 2019 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
                          • ICAP Board Meeting
                          • Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - Sunday, February 17, 2019
                          • Description:
                            ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                            • League Executive Board Meeting
                            • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 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
                            • Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
                            • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 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.  
                              • NLC Congressional City Conference
                              • Sunday, March 10, 2019 - Wednesday, March 13, 2019
                              • Description:
                                Americans trust their local leaders most. Speak up for your community at the annual federal advocacy meeting of the National League of Cities. Come together and collaborate with thousands of local officials from across the nation to:• Advocate for municipal priorities• Learn how to partner with federal agencies• Expand your mind and your network learn more
                                • Iowa Municipal Management Institute
                                • Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - Friday, March 22, 2019
                                • Description:
                                  The Iowa Municipal Management Institute (IMMI) is a training offered by the Iowa City/County Management Association. The annual program provides Iowa's city/county managers and administrators a unique opportunity to participate in a national level management development experience without traveling outside the state. The event is also supported by the Iowa League of Cities.
                                • Location
                                • Iowa City
                                • Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
                                • Wednesday, March 20, 2019 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.
                                  • ICAP Board Meeting
                                  • Thursday, April 11, 2019
                                  • Description:
                                    ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                                    • IMWCA Board Meeting
                                    • Thursday, April 11, 2019 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
                                    • Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
                                    • Wednesday, April 17, 2019 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.
                                      • IPAIT Board Meeting
                                      • Wednesday, April 24, 2019 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
                                        • League Executive Board Meeting
                                        • Thursday, April 25, 2019 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
                                        • Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
                                        • Wednesday, May 15, 2019 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.
                                          • Memorial Day - League Office Closed
                                          • Monday, May 27, 2019
                                          • Description:
                                            League and IMWCA offices closed.
                                            • ICAP Board Meeting
                                            • Thursday, June 13, 2019
                                            • Description:
                                              ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                                              • Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
                                              • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 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.
                                                • League Executive Board Meeting
                                                • Thursday, June 20, 2019 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
                                                • IMWCA Board Meeting
                                                • Thursday, June 20, 2019 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
                                                • Independence Day - League Office Closed
                                                • Thursday, July 04, 2019
                                                • Description:
                                                  League and IMWCA offices closed.
                                                  • IaCMA Summer Conference
                                                  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - Friday, July 12, 2019
                                                  • 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 15, 2019 - Wednesday, July 24, 2019
                                                    • 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 24, 2019 12:00 AM - Friday, July 26, 2019 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
                                                    • ICAP Board Meeting
                                                    • Thursday, August 01, 2019 - Saturday, August 03, 2019
                                                    • Description:
                                                      ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                                                      • League Executive Board Meeting
                                                      • Thursday, August 15, 2019 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
                                                      • IPAIT Board Meeting
                                                      • Wednesday, August 28, 2019 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 02, 2019
                                                        • Description:
                                                          League and IMWCA offices closed.
                                                          • IMWCA Board Meeting
                                                          • Thursday, September 05, 2019 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
                                                          • Description:
                                                            IMWCA Board of Trustees meets five times a year. learn more
                                                            • Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
                                                            • Wednesday, September 18, 2019 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.
                                                              • League's Annual Conference & Exhibit
                                                              • Wednesday, September 25, 2019 12:00 PM - Friday, September 27, 2019 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. learn more