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  • IMWCA Board Meeting
  • Thursday, August 25, 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
  • Northeast Iowa League of Cities
  • Tuesday, August 30, 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.
  • Location
  • Dyersville
  • Labor Day - League Office Closed
  • Monday, September 05, 2016
  • Description:
    League and IMWCA offices closed.
    • Hawkeye on Safety
    • Thursday, September 08, 2016
    • Description:
      Hawkeye on Safety 2016 is a one-day conference that will provide current information on health and safety topics in construction and facilities, as well as key networking opportunities needed to keep current in safety standards and trends. The event will take place 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at the Coralville Marriott in Coralville, Iowa. learn more
    • Location
    • Coralville Marriott
    • League's Annual Conference & Exhibit
    • Wednesday, September 14, 2016 11:00 AM - Friday, September 16, 2016 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(view map)
    • Iowa Events Center - Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
      730 3rd Street
      Des Moines
    • Mid Iowa Association of Local Governments (MIALG)
    • Wednesday, September 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.
      • Iowa Streets and Roads Workshop and Annual Conference
      • Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - Thursday, September 22, 2016
      • Description:
        Save the Date – please mark your calendars for the Iowa Streets and Roads Workshop and Annual Conference. The Workshop will be on September 20, 2016 and the Annual Conference will be on September 21-22, 2016. Both events will be at the Quality Inn and Suites in Ames. We are still working on establishing the agendas and speakers, but you won't want to miss these events!  learn more
      • Location(view map)
      • Quality Inn and Suites
        2601 E 13th Street
        Ames
      • ISAC Board of Directors Retreat
      • Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - Friday, September 23, 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.
        • Brownfield Redevelopment Resources for Your Region
        • Wednesday, September 21, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
        • Description:
          This workshop will focus on identifying State, Federal, and other financial and technical resources to address environmental and redevelopment issues for communities. Often vibrant community spaces such as housing, parks, trails, and job-creating businesses can be developed on previously used sites, including brownfields. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources Brownfield Program and the Technical Assistance to Brownfields Program (TAB) at Kansas State University present this free workshop to help communities learn about brownfield properties and how to fund successful redevelopments through different available resources. learn more
        • Location(view map)
        • Octagon Center for the Arts
          427 Douglas Ave
          Ames
        • Fundamentals of Leadership and Management
        • Thursday, September 22, 2016 - Friday, September 23, 2016
        • Description:
          This course will prove to be of value to all supervisory and management personnel charged with guiding, leading or managing. Any individual contemplating making a move into a public management position, or striving to earn the CPPO designation will find this course to be beneficial. learn more
        • Location(view map)
        • City of Iowa, City Hall
          410 E Washington Street
          Iowa City
        • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
        • Thursday, September 22, 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.
        • Location
        • Alta
        • Sourcing in the Public Sector
        • Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - Thursday, September 29, 2016
        • Description:
          Intended for those who want to learn how to navigate the sourcing process, increase their understanding of the critical issues that frame the concept of public sector sourcing, and discuss future sourcing challenges. Procurement practitioners at all levels aspiring to public procurement professional certification, senior agency managers, suppliers, and internal customers who wish to understand their role in the public sector acquisition process are encouraged to attend. learn more
        • Location(view map)
        • State of Iowa Capital Complex
          Hoover Building-Level A-Room 6 1305 E. Walnut Street
          Des Moines
        • ICAP Board Meeting
        • Friday, October 07, 2016
        • Description:
          ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
          • 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
          • 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
            • 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
              • 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
              • 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.
              • Location
              • DMACC
                Newton
              • 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
              • 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.
                  • 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.
                      • 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.
                          • 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
                            • 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.