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  • Budget, Examinations & Accounting for Municipalities
  • Tuesday, October 04, 2016 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 hours of credit towards IMFOA or IIMC certification programs. learn more
  • Location(view map)
  • Reg Johnson Hall, Ellsworth Community College, Room 107
    Corner of River and Polk Street
    Iowa Falls
  • Budget, Examinations & Accounting for Municipalities
  • Thursday, October 06, 2016 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 hours of credit towards IMFOA or IIMC certification programs. learn more
  • Location
  • Iowa Western Community College, Room 118
    Harlan
  • ICAP Board Meeting
  • Friday, October 07, 2016
  • Description:
    ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
    • IMWCA’s One-Day Safety University
    • Tuesday, October 11, 2016
    • Description:
      This free training will feature representatives from two of our Web-based programs and researchers from the University of Iowa. First, Connie Beavers from FirstNet Learning, will attend to demonstrate the Online University and answer your questions. Next, Dennis Chandler, Account Manager with the Return To Work Now (RTWNow), will present a webinar and answer questions about the many features of RTWNow and Tracker software. A new and exciting partnership for IMWCA will introduce you to representatives from the University of Iowa Total Worker Health Project who will share research to document and replicate best practices for municipalities. Other presentations will include a Q&A on the claims process, an OSHA update and a mock incident review. For more information contact Ron Sinnwell at ronsinnwell@iowaleague.org or (515) 974-5339.                    learn more
    • Location(view map)
    • Saylor Township Fire Hall
      211 NW 54th Ave
      Des Moines
    • Budget, Examinations & Accounting for Municipalities
    • Tuesday, October 11, 2016 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 hours of credit towards IMFOA or IIMC certification programs. learn more
    • Location(view map)
    • Northeast Iowa Community College
      1200 1/2 West Main Street
      Manchester
    • Mid Iowa Association of Local Governments (MIALG)
    • Wednesday, October 12, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Description:
      MIALG is a group of elected officials from the central part of the state, including Des Moines and the surrounding cities. Meetings are held on a monthly basis at different locations in the region and feature a guest speaker as well as provide an opportunity for attendees to share ideas on how to improve their community.
    • Location(view map)
    • Christopher's Restaurant
      2816 Beaver Avenue
      Des Moines
    • Budget, Examinations & Accounting for Municipalities
    • Thursday, October 13, 2016 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 hours of credit towards IMFOA or IIMC certification programs. learn more
    • Location(view map)
    • Instructional Center, Room 201
      1501 W. Townline Street
      Creston
    • IMFOA Fall Conference
    • Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:00 PM - Friday, October 21, 2016 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
    • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
    • Thursday, October 20, 2016 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.
      • Health & Benefits Fall Conference
      • Tuesday, October 25, 2016
      • Description:
        Our fall one-day conference highlights a hot topic that's currently affecting employers. It's a perfect choice for professionals wanting to gain more in-depth knowledge on a specific employment topic that is relevant to their current or future role or that they simply want to learn more about. This fall we will be covering health & benefits. A topic that continues to be at the forefront of many employers’ minds. learn more
      • Location(view map)
      • The Meadows Events & Conference Center
        1 Prairie Meadows Drive
        Altoona
      • Budget, Examinations & Accounting for Municipalities
      • Tuesday, October 25, 2016 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 hours of credit towards IMFOA or IIMC certification programs.   learn more
      • Location(view map)
      • Kirkwood Regional Center, Rm 212
        2192 Lexington Blvd
        Washington
      • IPAIT Board Meeting
      • Wednesday, October 26, 2016 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
        • Introduction to Public Procurement
        • Wednesday, October 26, 2016 1:00 PM - Friday, October 28, 2016 2:00 PM
        • Description:
          The work of public procurement is no longer a clerical function performed independently by various people throughout different agencies or departments within a government entity. This class provides an overview of the ever-changing profession by identifying fundamental concepts that will affect procurement in the public sector. learn more
        • Location(view map)
        • State of Iowa Capital Complex
          Hoover Building-Level A-Room 6 1305 E. Walnut Street
          Des Moines
        • ISAC Board of Directors Meeting
        • Thursday, October 27, 2016 - Friday, October 28, 2016
        • 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
        • Dorsey & Whitney's Annual Des Moines Symposium
        • Thursday, October 27, 2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
        • Description:
          Dorsey & Whitney’s Annual Des Moines Symposium will highlight the present and future use of P3s in Iowa and around the world to help public agencies and private businesses navigate the legal and regulatory hurdles presented by P3s, and to successfully take advantage of the opportunities P3s provide to the public and private sectors. Symposium topics will relate to P3s in the fields of finance, health care, and litigation. learn more
        • Location(view map)
        • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
          909 Robert D. Ray Drive
          Des Moines
        • Budget, Examinations & Accounting for Municipalities
        • Thursday, October 27, 2016 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 hours of credit towards IMFOA or IIMC certification programs. learn more
        • Location(view map)
        • Western Iowa Tech Community College, Room 101
          200 Victory Drive
          Cherokee
        • Budget Workshop
        • Tuesday, November 08, 2016 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 & Convention Center
          300 3rd Street
          Sioux City
        • Mid Iowa Association of Local Governments (MIALG)
        • Wednesday, November 09, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
        • Description:
          MIALG is a group of elected officials from the central part of the state, including Des Moines and the surrounding cities. Meetings are held on a monthly basis at different locations in the region and feature a guest speaker as well as provide an opportunity for attendees to share ideas on how to improve their community.
        • Location(view map)
        • Irina's Restaurant
          2301 Rocklyn Drive
          Urbandale
        • League Executive Board Meeting
        • Thursday, November 10, 2016 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 10, 2016 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)
        • Best Western Holiday Lodge
          2023 7th Ave North
          Clear Lake
        • East Central Iowa Coalition of Municipalities (ECIC)
        • Thursday, November 10, 2016 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.
        • U.S. Communities Strategic Sourcing Summit
        • Friday, November 11, 2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
        • Description:
          The U.S. Communities Strategic Sourcing Summit, hosted by the Iowa League of Cities, brings together agencies and suppliers to connect and learn more about saving using a cooperative purchasing program. learn more
        • Location(view map)
        • Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center
          2021 State Street
          Bettendorf
        • Budget Workshop
        • Tuesday, November 15, 2016 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)
        • Red Coach Inn
          1200 Senate Ave & Hwy 34
          Red Oak
        • IMWCA Board Meeting
        • Thursday, November 17, 2016 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
        • Budget Workshop
        • Thursday, November 17, 2016 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)
        • DoubleTree by Hilton
          350 First Avenue NE
          Cedar Rapids
        • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
        • Thursday, November 17, 2016 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 24, 2016 - Friday, November 25, 2016
          • Description:
            League and IMWCA offices closed.
            • Budget Workshop
            • Tuesday, November 29, 2016 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)
            • Bridgeview Center
              102 Church Street
              Ottumwa
            • Northeast Iowa League of Cities
            • Tuesday, November 29, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 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.
              • ISAC Fall School of Instruction
              • Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - Friday, December 02, 2016
              • Description:
                This annual meeting is the Association’s policy-setting conference, where legislative priorities are proposed and voted upon by the membership in attendance. Outside of exhibit hall activities, the remainder of the programming is left to the affiliate associations to plan.
                • Budget Workshop
                • Thursday, December 01, 2016 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)
                • Courtyard by Marriott-Ankeny
                  2405 SE Creekview Drive
                  Ankeny
                • ISAC Board of Directors Meeting
                • Wednesday, December 14, 2016
                • 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
                • Mid Iowa Association of Local Governments (MIALG)
                • Wednesday, December 14, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                • Description:
                  MIALG is a group of elected officials from the central part of the state, including Des Moines and the surrounding cities. Meetings are held on a monthly basis at different locations in the region and feature a guest speaker as well as provide an opportunity for attendees to share ideas on how to improve their community.
                • Location(view map)
                • Des Moines Embassy Club (Ruan Center)
                  666 Grand Avenue, 33rd Floor
                  Des Moines
                • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
                • Thursday, December 15, 2016 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 observed - League Office Closed
                  • Monday, December 26, 2016
                  • Description:
                    League and IMWCA offices closed.
                    • New Year's Day observed - League Office Closed
                    • Monday, January 02, 2017
                    • Description:
                      League and IMWCA offices closed.
                      • Martin Luther King Day - League Office Closed
                      • Monday, January 16, 2017
                      • Description:
                        League and IMWCA offices closed.
                        • ICAP Board Meeting
                        • Thursday, January 19, 2017
                        • Description:
                          ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                          • IPAIT Board Meeting
                          • Wednesday, January 25, 2017 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 26, 2017 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
                            • Northeast Iowa League of Cities
                            • Tuesday, January 31, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 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.
                              • League Executive Board Meeting
                              • Wednesday, February 08, 2017 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
                              • ICAP Board Meeting
                              • Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - Sunday, February 19, 2017
                              • Description:
                                ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                                • ICAP Board Meeting
                                • Thursday, April 06, 2017
                                • Description:
                                  ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                                  • IMWCA Board Meeting
                                  • Thursday, April 06, 2017 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
                                  • IMFOA Spring Conference
                                  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017 3:00 PM - Friday, April 21, 2017 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, April 26, 2017 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 27, 2017 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
                                    • Memorial Day - League Office Closed
                                    • Monday, May 29, 2017
                                    • Description:
                                      League and IMWCA offices closed.
                                      • ICAP Board Meeting
                                      • Thursday, June 08, 2017
                                      • Description:
                                        ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                                        • League Executive Board Meeting
                                        • Thursday, June 15, 2017 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 22, 2017 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
                                        • Tuesday, July 04, 2017
                                        • Description:
                                          League and IMWCA offices closed.
                                          • IaCMA Summer Conference
                                          • Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - Friday, July 14, 2017
                                          • 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 17, 2017 - Friday, July 28, 2017
                                            • 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.  
                                            • Location(view map)
                                            • Gateway Hotel and Convention Center
                                              2100 Green Hills Drive
                                              Ames
                                            • Municipal Professionals Academy
                                            • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:00 AM - Friday, July 28, 2017 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 03, 2017 - Sunday, August 06, 2017
                                            • Description:
                                              ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                                              • League Executive Board Meeting & Strategic Planning
                                              • Thursday, August 17, 2017
                                              • 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
                                                500 SW 7th Street, Suite 101
                                                Des Moines
                                              • IPAIT Board Meeting
                                              • Wednesday, August 23, 2017 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 04, 2017
                                                • Description:
                                                  League and IMWCA offices closed.
                                                  • League's Annual Conference & Exhibit
                                                  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017 11:00 AM - Friday, September 29, 2017 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
                                                  • Quad Cities Event Center
                                                    Davenport