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  • City Street Finance Report
  • Thursday, August 16, 2018
  • Description:
    Each Summer the Iowa DOT offers training classes for those interested in learning more about how to complete the City Street Finance Report (SFR).  These classes provide an overview of the entire reporting process, including where to find your information, what should be included, how to use the online system, filling out the forms, as well as time for questions. Several different types of training class are being offered this year.   To register for a class, you are required to create an account on the IowaDOTU web page. If you have previously created an account, please log in. Once you are logged in, you can search for the classed under the “Search” option or you can select the calendar method. These trainings are listed as City Street Finance Report. 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.
        • Mid-Sized Cities
        • Friday, August 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
        • Description:
          The mid-sized cities group includes city officials from cities with a population of 10,000 to 50,000 who meet twice a year.
        • Location(view map)
        • Altoona Public Library
          700 8th St SW
          Altoona
        • City Street Finance Report
        • Tuesday, August 21, 2018
        • Description:
          Each Summer the Iowa DOT offers training classes for those interested in learning more about how to complete the City Street Finance Report (SFR). These classes provide an overview of the entire reporting process, including where to find your information, what should be included, how to use the online system, filling out the forms, as well as time for questions. Several different types of training class are being offered this year.   To register for a class, you are required to create an account on the IowaDOTU web page. If you have previously created an account, please log in. Once you are logged in, you can search for the classed under the “Search” option or you can select the calendar method. These trainings are listed as City Street Finance Report. learn more
          • 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.
            • City Street Finance Report
            • Monday, August 27, 2018
            • Description:
              Each Summer the Iowa DOT offers training classes for those interested in learning more about how to complete the City Street Finance Report (SFR). These classes provide an overview of the entire reporting process, including where to find your information, what should be included, how to use the online system, filling out the forms, as well as time for questions. Several different types of training class are being offered this year. To register for a class, you are required to create an account on the IowaDOTU web page. If you have previously created an account, please log in. Once you are logged in, you can search for the classed under the “Search” option or you can select the calendar method. These trainings are listed as City Street Finance Report. learn more
              • City Street Finance Report
              • Wednesday, August 29, 2018
              • Description:
                Each Summer the Iowa DOT offers training classes for those interested in learning more about how to complete the City Street Finance Report (SFR). These classes provide an overview of the entire reporting process, including where to find your information, what should be included, how to use the online system, filling out the forms, as well as time for questions. Several different types of training class are being offered this year. To register for a class, you are required to create an account on the IowaDOTU web page. If you have previously created an account, please log in. Once you are logged in, you can search for the classed under the “Search” option or you can select the calendar method. These trainings are listed as City Street Finance Report. learn more
                • 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.
                    • City Street Finance Report
                    • Thursday, September 06, 2018
                    • Description:
                      Each Summer the Iowa DOT offers training classes for those interested in learning more about how to complete the City Street Finance Report (SFR). These classes provide an overview of the entire reporting process, including where to find your information, what should be included, how to use the online system, filling out the forms, as well as time for questions. Several different types of training class are being offered this year.To register for a class, you are required to create an account on the IowaDOTU web page. If you have previously created an account, please log in. Once you are logged in, you can search for the classed under the “Search” option or you can select the calendar method. These trainings are listed as City Street Finance Report. learn more
                      • 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. learn more
                      • 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
                      • Budget, Examinations & Accounting for Municipalities
                      • Tuesday, October 02, 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)
                      • Southwest Iowa Community College
                        2520 College Dr.
                        Osceola
                      • 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.
                        • Budget, Examinations & Accounting for Municipalities
                        • Thursday, October 04, 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)
                        • Northeast Iowa Community College
                          1200 1/2 W Main St
                          Manchester
                        • Budget, Examinations & Accounting for Municipalities
                        • Tuesday, October 09, 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 Lakes Community College
                          3200 College Dr.
                          Emmetsburg
                        • ICAP Board Meeting
                        • Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - Friday, October 12, 2018
                        • Description:
                          ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                          • Budget, Examinations & Accounting for Municipalities
                          • Thursday, October 11, 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)
                          • Southeast Iowa Community College
                            200 North Main
                            Mount Pleasant
                          • 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
                          • 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
                            • 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.