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  • IMWCA Regional Workshop
  • Tuesday, February 27, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Description:
    Free to members, these workshops include discussions and presentations on human resources topics, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reporting updates and underwriting updates. learn more
  • Location(view map)
  • Decorah City Hall
    400 Claiborne Drive
    Decorah
  • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
  • Thursday, March 08, 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.
    • NLC Congressional City Conference
    • Sunday, March 11, 2018 - Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    • 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
    • Location
    • Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
      Washington
    • Iowa Municipal Management Institute
    • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - Friday, March 16, 2018
    • Description:
      The Iowa Municipal Management Institute (IMMI) is a joint effort between the Institute of Public Affairs and 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 program is also co-sponsored by the Iowa League of Cities. learn more
    • Location
    • Iowa City
    • ISAC Spring School of Instruction
    • Thursday, March 15, 2018 - Friday, March 16, 2018
    • Description:
      This annual meeting held in March is the Association’s business meeting where the ISAC budget is approved by the membership and the ISAC scholarship award winners are recognized. ISAC also plans educational seminars on Thursday morning. Programming Thursday afternoon and all day Friday are left to the affiliate associations to plan. The exhibit hall will be open and full of exhibitors all day Thursday.
    • Location
    • Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
      Des Moines
    • Sheepdog Safety Training
    • Monday, March 19, 2018 - Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    • Description:
      The Pleasant Hill Police Department is hosting a Sheepdog Safety Training March 19 and 20, 2018 at Berean Church in Pleasant Hill  to prepare communities for acts of violence. Sheepdog Safety Training aims to equip individuals with tools to stay safe. learn more
    • Location(view map)
    • Berean Church
      5299 E University Ave
      Pleasant Hill
    • Emergency Management Plan Disaster Exercises
    • Monday, March 19, 2018 - Sunday, April 29, 2018
    • Description:
      An intensive six-week introduction to the fundamentals of disaster exercise design. This class will provide participants with the knowledge to develop, conduct, and evaluate effective disaster exercises that test an organization’s emergency management plan. learn more
    • Location
    • Online
    • IMWCA Solid Waste Workshop
    • Tuesday, March 20, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Description:
      The workshop is free to members and non-members and includes lunch. The training is approved for .44 CEUs from the Iowa DNR. Learn more about the agenda and discussion topics in the Informer​. Please register early​ as space is limited! learn more
    • Location(view map)
    • Ziegler Caterpillar
      1500 Ziegler Drive NW
      Altoona
    • APWA Spring Conference
    • Thursday, April 05, 2018 - Friday, April 06, 2018
    • Description:
      The American Public Works Association (APWA) is again providing it's annual Spring Conference in West Des Moines, Iowa . . .an excellent event that you will DEFINITELY want to attend! This year's event offers even more opportunities to learn for an even larger spectrum of attendees. learn more
    • Location(view map)
    • West Des Moines Sheraton
      1800 50th Street
      West Des Moines
    • Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) Part Three
    • Thursday, April 05, 2018 4:00 PM - 8:00 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)
    • Bridge View Center
      102 Church St
      Ottumwa
    • Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) Part Three
    • Saturday, April 07, 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)
    • Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center
      2525 North Dodge Street
      Iowa City
    • ICAP Board Meeting
    • Thursday, April 12, 2018
    • Description:
      ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
      • Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) Part Three
      • Thursday, April 12, 2018 4:00 PM - 8:00 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)
      • Griswold Community Building
        603 2nd St
        Griswold
      • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
      • Thursday, April 12, 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.
        • Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) Part Three
        • Saturday, April 14, 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)
        • Knights of Columbus
          1507 E Lakeshore Dr
          Storm Lake
        • IMFOA Spring Conference
        • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 3:00 PM - Friday, April 20, 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
        • Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) Part Three
        • Thursday, April 19, 2018 4:00 PM - 8:00 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)
        • Clarion Inn University Plaza
          5826 University Ave
          Cedar Falls
        • 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
          • 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
          • 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
            • Memorial Day - League Office Closed
            • Monday, May 28, 2018
            • Description:
              League and IMWCA offices closed.
              • 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 Municipal Building
                170 Main 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.
                • 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
                  • 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
                      • 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.
                            • 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
                                • 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
                                      • 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
                                      • 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.
                                            • 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.