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  • NLC Congressional City Conference
  • Sunday, March 08, 2020 - Wednesday, March 11, 2020
  • Description:
    Americans trust their local leaders most. Speak up for your community at the annual federal advocacy meeting of the National League of Cities. Come together and collaborate with thousands of local officials from across the nation to:• Advocate for municipal priorities• Learn how to partner with federal agencies• Expand your mind and your network learn more
    • Iowa Municipal Management Institute
    • Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - Friday, March 20, 2020
    • Description:
      The Iowa Municipal Management Institute (IMMI) is a training offered by the Iowa City/County Management Association. The annual program provides Iowa's city/county managers and administrators a unique opportunity to participate in a national level management development experience without traveling outside the state. The event is also supported by the Iowa League of Cities.
    • Location
    • Iowa City
    • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
    • Thursday, March 26, 2020 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
    • Carroll
    • Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) Part Three
    • Saturday, April 04, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Description:
      Establishing a goal setting process can assist local government policy leaders to develop a future focus, set strategic directions and determine priorities. This session will also cover ways cities can be more strategic in the area of economic development as well as methods to improve the overall look of a community through tools such as nuisance abatement. learn more
    • Location(view map)
    • Hiawatha Community Center
      101 Emmons St
      Hiawatha
    • ICAP Board Meeting
    • Thursday, April 09, 2020
    • Description:
      ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
      • IMWCA Board Meeting
      • Thursday, April 09, 2020 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
      • Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) Part Three
      • Thursday, April 09, 2020 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
      • Description:
        Establishing a goal setting process can assist local government policy leaders to develop a future focus, set strategic directions and determine priorities. This session will also cover ways cities can be more strategic in the area of economic development as well as methods to improve the overall look of a community through tools such as nuisance abatement. learn more
      • Location(view map)
      • Cass County Extension Center
        805 W 10th St
        Atlantic
      • IMFOA Spring Conference
      • Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - Friday, April 17, 2020
      • 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
      • 2020 Excavation Safety Workshop
      • Wednesday, April 15, 2020
      • Description:
        The workshop explains the hazards of excavation and trenching, how accidents happen, and how worker protective measures should be applied. It’s a great way to inform new employees of safety protocol or to update more experienced employees on new safety information. learn more
      • Location
      • Independence
      • 2020 Excavation Safety Workshop
      • Thursday, April 16, 2020
      • Description:
        The workshop explains the hazards of excavation and trenching, how accidents happen, and how worker protective measures should be applied. It’s a great way to inform new employees of safety protocol or to update more experienced employees on new safety information. learn more
      • Location
      • Humboldt
      • Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) Part Three
      • Thursday, April 16, 2020 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
      • Description:
        Establishing a goal setting process can assist local government policy leaders to develop a future focus, set strategic directions and determine priorities. This session will also cover ways cities can be more strategic in the area of economic development as well as methods to improve the overall look of a community through tools such as nuisance abatement. learn more
      • Location(view map)
      • Clear Lake Community Center
        10 N Lake View Dr
        Clear Lake
      • Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) Part Three
      • Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
      • Description:
        Establishing a goal setting process can assist local government policy leaders to develop a future focus, set strategic directions and determine priorities. This session will also cover ways cities can be more strategic in the area of economic development as well as methods to improve the overall look of a community through tools such as nuisance abatement. learn more
      • Location(view map)
      • Cherokee Community Center
        530 W Bluff St
        Cherokee
      • 2020 Excavation Safety Workshop
      • Monday, April 20, 2020
      • Description:
        The workshop explains the hazards of excavation and trenching, how accidents happen, and how worker protective measures should be applied. It’s a great way to inform new employees of safety protocol or to update more experienced employees on new safety information. learn more
      • Location
      • Denison
      • 2020 Excavation Safety Workshop
      • Tuesday, April 21, 2020
      • Description:
        The workshop explains the hazards of excavation and trenching, how accidents happen, and how worker protective measures should be applied. It’s a great way to inform new employees of safety protocol or to update more experienced employees on new safety information. learn more
      • Location
      • Villisca
      • IPAIT Board Meeting
      • Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:30 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
        • 2020 Excavation Safety Workshop
        • Thursday, April 23, 2020
        • Description:
          The workshop explains the hazards of excavation and trenching, how accidents happen, and how worker protective measures should be applied. It’s a great way to inform new employees of safety protocol or to update more experienced employees on new safety information. learn more
        • Location
        • Sigourney
        • League Executive Board Meeting
        • Thursday, April 23, 2020 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
        • Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) Part Three
        • Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
        • Description:
          Establishing a goal setting process can assist local government policy leaders to develop a future focus, set strategic directions and determine priorities. This session will also cover ways cities can be more strategic in the area of economic development as well as methods to improve the overall look of a community through tools such as nuisance abatement. learn more
        • Location(view map)
        • Civic Center
          307 East Monroe
          Mount Pleasant
        • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
        • Thursday, April 23, 2020 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
        • Spencer
        • Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) Part Three
        • Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
        • Description:
          Establishing a goal setting process can assist local government policy leaders to develop a future focus, set strategic directions and determine priorities. This session will also cover ways cities can be more strategic in the area of economic development as well as methods to improve the overall look of a community through tools such as nuisance abatement. learn more
        • Location(view map)
        • Windsor Heights Community Center
          6900 School St
          Windsor Heights
        • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
        • Saturday, May 16, 2020 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
        • Sioux City
        • Memorial Day - League Office Closed
        • Monday, May 25, 2020
        • Description:
          League and IMWCA offices closed.
          • ICAP Board Meeting
          • Thursday, June 11, 2020
          • Description:
            ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
            • IMWCA Board Meeting
            • Thursday, June 18, 2020 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, June 18, 2020 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
            • Spirit Lake
            • League Executive Board Meeting
            • Thursday, June 25, 2020 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
            • Independence Day - League Office Closed
            • Friday, July 03, 2020
            • Description:
              League and IMWCA offices closed.
              • IaCMA Summer Conference
              • Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - Friday, July 17, 2020
              • 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 20, 2020 - Wednesday, July 29, 2020
                • Description:
                  Brought to you by Iowa State University Office of State and Local Government Programs, this annual event offers 30 courses that serve as the core curriculum for a career as a city clerk or finance officer. Sign up for as many courses as your schedule will allow. learn more
                • Location(view map)
                • Gateway Hotel and Convention Center
                  2100 Green Hills Drive
                  Ames
                • Municipal Professionals Academy
                • Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:00 AM - Friday, July 31, 2020 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 06, 2020 - Saturday, August 08, 2020
                • Description:
                  ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                  • League Executive Board Meeting
                  • Thursday, August 13, 2020 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, August 20, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
                  • Description:
                    IMWCA Board of Trustees meets five times a year. learn more
                    • IPAIT Board Meeting
                    • Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:30 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 07, 2020
                      • Description:
                        League and IMWCA offices closed.
                        • League's Annual Conference & Exhibit
                        • Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:00 PM - Friday, September 18, 2020 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
                          • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
                          • Thursday, September 24, 2020 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.
                            • ICAP Board Meeting
                            • Wednesday, October 07, 2020 - Friday, October 09, 2020
                            • Description:
                              ICAP Board of Directors meets six times a year. learn more
                              • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
                              • Thursday, October 15, 2020 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 21, 2020 10:30 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
                                  • IMFOA Fall Conference
                                  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:00 PM - Friday, October 23, 2020 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
                                  • League Executive Board Meeting
                                  • Thursday, November 12, 2020 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
                                  • IMWCA Board Meeting
                                  • Thursday, November 19, 2020 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
                                  • New City Attorney Institute
                                  • Thursday, November 19, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:45 PM
                                  • Description:
                                    The New City Attorney Institute is a half day program with presentations designed to give a concise background and overview of Iowa municipal law focused on newly appointed city attorneys. The New City Attorney Institute is presented by the Iowa Municipal Attorneys Association, a voluntary association of attorneys who represent cities in Iowa.
                                  • Location(view map)
                                  • Hilton Garden Inn
                                    8600 Northpark Drive
                                    Johnston
                                  • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
                                  • Thursday, November 19, 2020 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
                                  • Description:
                                    This regional group is comprised of cities from the northwest part of the state. Monthly meetings are attended by representatives of member cities, including elected officials and city staff. The meetings are held in different communities within the region and typically feature a guest speaker as well as updates from attendees on projects occurring in their city.
                                  • Location
                                  • Sac City
                                  • Iowa Municipal Attorneys Association (IMAA) Annual Conference
                                  • Friday, November 20, 2020 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
                                  • Description:
                                    IMAA is a voluntary association of attorneys who represent cities in Iowa. The purpose of the association is to enhance the professional development of and to keep municipal attorneys in Iowa informed of current laws affecting Iowa municipalities. IMAA holds a day long annual conference in November which provides continuing legal education to its members.
                                  • Location(view map)
                                  • Hilton Garden Inn
                                    8600 Northpark Drive
                                    Johnston
                                  • Thanksgiving Day - League Office Closed
                                  • Thursday, November 26, 2020 - Friday, November 27, 2020
                                  • Description:
                                    League and IMWCA offices closed.
                                    • Northwest Iowa League of Cities
                                    • Thursday, December 17, 2020 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