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  • Memorial Day - League Office Closed
  • Monday, May 30, 2016
  • Description:
    League and IMWCA offices closed.
    • Northeast Iowa League of Cities
    • Tuesday, May 31, 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.
      • Motor Grader Operator Training
      • Wednesday, June 01, 2016
      • Description:
        Registration is now open for the 2016 Motor Grader Operator Training (MoGO) workshops throughout Iowa LTAP. MoGO is a one or two-day program led by experienced operators. Day one is a classroom session and day two is an optional field session in which the instructors will travel to their students’ site to advise them on the use of their equipment. The program this year has been updated to reflect the 2015 revision of the “Gravel Roads Construction & Maintenance Guide”. All motor grader operators and their supervisors are encouraged to attend. learn more
      • Location(view map)
      • Pottawattamie County Shop
        21901 340th Street
        Oakland
      • Tractor Mower Operator Safety Training
      • Tuesday, June 07, 2016 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
      • Description:
        The Tractor Mower Operator Safety Training workshop is a one-day workshop on best safety practices for industrial mower operator safety. The workshop will include four hours of classroom operator training and two hours of hands-on operator training. learn more
      • Location(view map)
      • Municipal Service Center
        1551 E. Martin Luther King Pkwy
        Des Moines
      • Small City Workshop
      • Tuesday, June 07, 2016 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)
      • Sigourney City Hall
        100 N Main St.
        Sigourney
      • Tractor Mower Operator Safety Training
      • Wednesday, June 08, 2016 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
      • Description:
        The Tractor Mower Operator Safety Training workshop is a one-day workshop on best safety practices for industrial mower operator safety. The workshop will include four hours of classroom operator training and two hours of hands-on operator training. learn more
      • Location(view map)
      • Johnson County Secondary Roads
        4810 Melrose Ave. West
        Iowa City
      • Mid Iowa Association of Local Governments (MIALG)
      • Wednesday, June 08, 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)
      • Trostel's Greenbriar
        5810 Merle Hay Road
        Johnston
      • ICAP Board Meeting
      • Thursday, June 09, 2016 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
      • Description:
        ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
        • Small City Workshop
        • Thursday, June 09, 2016 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)
        • Hartley Community Center
          820 2nd St. NE
          Hartley
        • Tim Shields Annual Golf Fundraiser
        • Friday, June 10, 2016
        • Description:
          The annual golf event raises money for the Tim Shields Endowment Fund, which supports education and leadership development for city officials. learn more
        • Location(view map)
        • Oakland Acres Golf Club
          13476 Highway 6 East
          Grinnell
        • Small City Workshop
        • Tuesday, June 14, 2016 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)
        • Viking Center
          501 Elliott St.
          Stanton
        • League Executive Board Meeting
        • Thursday, June 16, 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 St., Suite 101
          Des Moines
        • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
        • Thursday, June 16, 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
        • LeMars
        • Small City Workshop
        • Thursday, June 16, 2016 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)
        • Knights of Columbus
          1405 Columbus Ave.
          Cascade
        • Small City Workshop
        • Tuesday, June 21, 2016 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)
        • Gateway to Northeast Iowa Welcome Center
          10 Amherst Blvd
          Nashua
        • IMWCA Board Meeting & Strategic Planning
        • Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - Thursday, June 23, 2016
        • Description:
          IMWCA Board of Trustees meets five times a year. learn more
          • Small City Workshop
          • Thursday, June 23, 2016 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)
          • Leonard Good Community Center
            114 SW 8th St.
            Ogden
          • Independence Day - League Office Closed
          • Monday, July 04, 2016 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
          • Description:
            League and IMWCA offices closed.
            • Flawed Situtational Awareness: The Stealth Killer of First Responders
            • Wednesday, July 06, 2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
            • Description:
              The Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau, in cooperation with the Iowa Association of Professional Fire Chiefs, hosts this training with Rich Gasaway. Gasaway served 33 years a firefighter, EMT-Paramedic and fire chief; and earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree while studying how individuals, teams and organizations develop and maintain situational awareness and make decisions in high-stress, high-consequence, time-compressed environments. learn more
            • Location(view map)
            • Scheman Building on ISU Campus
              1805 Center Dr
              Ames
            • ISAC Board of Directors Meeting
            • Thursday, July 07, 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
            • IaCMA Summer Conference
            • Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - Friday, July 15, 2016
            • 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
              • Mid Iowa Association of Local Governments (MIALG)
              • Wednesday, July 13, 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)
              • Hotel Pattee
                1112 Willis Avenue
                Perry
              • Municipal Professionals Institute
              • Friday, July 15, 2016 - Wednesday, July 27, 2016
              • 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
              • ICAP 2016 Education Summit
              • Wednesday, July 20, 2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
              • Description:
                This four-hour presentation will provide elected officials and city leaders with a scholastic, fact-based examination of active shooter events. Through these presentations, attendees will come to understand not only the nature of an active shooter threat, but also the overarching objectives public safety responders must accomplish at these events. In addition, data will be provided to help officials gauge the needs and risks of an active shooter in their own communities. Dr. Mike Clumpner, a 25-year veteran of public safety and a sworn law enforcement officer and instructor, will lead this event. Clumpner is an instructor for the Department of Homeland Security and is recognized as a national expert in active shooter response by the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, the Department of Defense and the Department of Education.   The event is free for ICAP member representatives; $50 for non-member representatives. learn more
              • Location(view map)
              • Hilton Garden Inn
                8600 Northpark Drive
                Johnston
              • Municipal Professionals Academy
              • Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:00 AM - Friday, July 29, 2016 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
              • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - Saturday, August 13, 2016
              • Description:
                ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                • Mid Iowa Association of Local Governments (MIALG)
                • Wednesday, August 10, 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)
                • Denny Albaugh DRA Boardroom
                  1525 NE 36th Street
                  Ankeny
                • League Executive Board Meeting
                • Thursday, August 18, 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 St., Suite 101
                  Des Moines
                • IPAIT Board Meeting
                • Wednesday, August 24, 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
                  • East Central Iowa Coalition of Municipalities (ECIC)
                  • Wednesday, August 24, 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(view map)
                  • Tassel Ridge Winery
                    1681 220th St
                    Leighton
                  • 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.
                    • Labor Day - League Office Closed
                    • Monday, September 05, 2016
                    • Description:
                      League and IMWCA offices closed.
                      • 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.
                          • 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
                          • ICAP Board Meeting
                          • Friday, October 07, 2016
                          • Description:
                            ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                            • City Week
                            • Monday, October 10, 2016 2:00 PM - Friday, October 14, 2016 3:00 PM
                            • Description:
                              City Week is part of an ongoing effort to raise public awareness about the services that cities perform and to educate the public on how city government works. The Iowa League of Cities created and sponsors City Week to help promote good government in Iowa and to help cities highlight the important role local government plays in the lives of Iowans. The League provides tools to help cities implement City Week activities in their communities at cityweekiowa.com. learn more
                            • Location
                            • Your community
                            • 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.
                              • 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
                                • 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
                                • 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
                                              • City Week
                                              • Monday, October 09, 2017 - Friday, October 13, 2017
                                              • Description:
                                                City Week is part of an ongoing effort to raise public awareness about the services that cities perform and to educate the public on how city government works. The Iowa League of Cities created and sponsors City Week to help promote good government in Iowa and to help cities highlight the important role local government plays in the lives of Iowans. The League provides tools to help cities implement City Week activities in their communities at cityweekiowa.com. learn more
                                              • Location
                                              • Your community