Cityscape May 2014 : Page 5

To have your meeting listed in next month’s issue of Cityscape , send it by the 10th of the month to Cityscape Calendar, c/o Iowa League of Cities, 500 SW 7th Street, Suite 101, Des Moines, IA 50309; fax it to (978) 367-9733; email it to mailbox@iowaleague.org; or call (515) 244-7282. May 2014 8 East Central Iowa Coalition of Municipalities (ECIC), Pella 12 Municipal Leadership Academy Part Three, Webinar Series 15 Southwest Iowa Clerks and Administrators Association, Cumberland 15 Northwest Iowa League of Cities, Storm Lake 15 City Regulation of ATVs and Golf Carts, Webinar 16 Mid-Sized Cities, Marshalltown 21 Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA) 26 Memorial Day -League Office Closed June 2014 3 Small City Workshop, Primghar 4 IS 775 EOC Management & Operations, Tipton 5 Small City Workshop, Sheffield 6 Tim Shields Annual Golf Fundraiser, Ankeny 9 Wetland Delineation Training, Cedar Falls 10 Municipal Leadership Academy Part Three, Webinar 10 Small City Workshop, Earlville 11 Mid Iowa Association of Local Governments, Bondurant 12 ICAP Board Meeting 12 Small City Workshop, Wellman 17 G191 Incident Command System (ICS)/Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Interface, Waterloo 17 Small City Workshop, Oakland 18 IMWCA Board Meeting & Strategic Planning 18 Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA) 19 Northwest Iowa League of Cities, Ida Grove 19 Small City Workshop, Madrid 25 G288 Local Volunteer and Donations Management, Mount Pleasant 26 League Executive Board Meeting, Des Moines July 2014 4 Independence Day -League Office Closed 9 IaCMA Summer Conference,Honey Creek 9 Mid Iowa Association of Local Governments (MIALG), Waukee 14 Municipal Professionals Institute, Ames 17 Understanding the Role of the City Council, Webinar 23 Municipal Professionals Academy, Ames 29 Critical Employee Emergency Planning (CEEP), Bel-mond 29 Northeast Iowa League of Cities, Dyersville 30 G290 Basic Public Information Officer Training, Bel -mond League Calendar league news Charles City and Dubuque receive EPA’s National Award for Smart Growth Achievement The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) created the National Award for Smart Growth Achievement in 2002 to recognize exceptional approaches to development that respect the environment, foster economic vitality, enhance quality of life and provide new opportunities for disadvantaged communities. Charles City received the national award for Plazas, Parks and Public Places for its Charles City Riverfront Park. This multi-facility park built on a flood plain connects downtown and adjacent low-income housing and was also recognized with a 2012 All-Star Community Award. The area has also become the recreational heart of the city attracting visitors and bringing additional economic benefits to the area. Dubuque received the national award for Corridor or Neighborhood Revitalization for its Historic Millwork District and Washington Neighborhood. The conversion of a mostly vacant former mill district into a lively, mixed-use neighborhood reconnected the area to downtown and the adjacent residential neighborhood. Online training available through League Webinar Series The 2014 League Webinar Series continues this month with a webinar on City Regu-lation of ATVs and Golf Carts, which will be held May 15 at 6 p.m. The webinar will review the state laws that govern the use of these vehicles as well as how cities can implement local rules that help regulate use in city limits. The next event in the series will be held July 17 and feature a webinar on Understanding the Role of the City Council. More information about these and other webinars in the series along with online reg-istration can be found at www.iowaleague.org. Each webinar is recorded and archived, so if you are unable to catch the live version, you can still get access and watch the webinars on your own schedule. Iowa Arts Summit Friday, June 6 in Des Moines the Iowa Arts Summit will bring together commu-nity stakeholders from across Iowa for a day of learning, networking and professional development while celebrating the impact arts and culture have on Iowa’s quality of life through presentation of the Governor’s Arts Awards. Dynamic sessions featuring local, state and national speakers will provide an in-depth look at issues facing Iowa’s arts and cultural organizations. From encouraging community collaboration to driving our creative economy to investing in the future of rural Iowa, this important day will welcome an engaged and eclectic audience of arts and culture leaders, entrepreneurs, educators and economic development professionals, as well as local and state elected officials. Registration deadline is May 23. More information is available at www.iowaartssummit.com.The 2014 Iowa Arts Summit is presented by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. May 2014 Cityscape 5

League Calendar

To have your meeting listed in next month’s issue of Cityscape, send it by the 10th of the month to Cityscape Calendar, c/o Iowa League of Cities, 500 SW 7th Street, Suite 101, Des Moines, IA 50309; fax it to (978) 367-9733; email it to mailbox@iowaleague.org; or call (515) 244-7282.

May 2014

8 East Central Iowa Coalition of Municipalities (ECIC), Pella
12 Municipal Leadership Academy Part Three, Webinar Series
15 Southwest Iowa Clerks and Administrators Association, Cumberland
15 Northwest Iowa League of Cities, Storm Lake
15 City Regulation of ATVs and Golf Carts, Webinar
16 Mid-Sized Cities, Marshalltown
21 Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
26 Memorial Day - League Office Closed

June 2014

3 Small City Workshop, Primghar
4 IS 775 EOC Management & Operations, Tipton
5 Small City Workshop, Sheffield
6 Tim Shields Annual Golf Fundraiser, Ankeny
9 Wetland Delineation Training, Cedar Falls
10 Municipal Leadership Academy Part Three, Webinar
10 Small City Workshop, Earlville
11 Mid Iowa Association of Local Governments, Bondurant
12 ICAP Board Meeting
12 Small City Workshop, Wellman
17 G191 Incident Command System (ICS)/Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Interface, Waterloo
17 Small City Workshop, Oakland
18 IMWCA Board Meeting & Strategic Planning
18 Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association (GCMOA)
19 Northwest Iowa League of Cities, Ida Grove
19 Small City Workshop, Madrid
25 G288 Local Volunteer and Donations Management, Mount Pleasant
26 League Executive Board Meeting, Des Moines

July 2014

4 Independence Day - League Office Closed
9 IaCMA Summer Conference,Honey Creek
9 Mid Iowa Association of Local Governments (MIALG), Waukee
14 Municipal Professionals Institute, Ames
17 Understanding the Role of the City Council, Webinar
23 Municipal Professionals Academy, Ames
29 Critical Employee Emergency Planning (CEEP), Belmond
29 Northeast Iowa League of Cities, Dyersville
30 G290 Basic Public Information Officer Training, Belmond

Read the full article at http://www.bluetoad.com/article/League+Calendar/1700308/207174/article.html.

League News

Charles City and Dubuque receive EPA’s National Award for Smart Growth Achievement

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) created the National Award for Smart Growth Achievement in 2002 to recognize exceptional approaches to development that respect the environment, foster economic vitality, enhance quality of life and provide new opportunities for disadvantaged communities.

Charles City received the national award for Plazas, Parks and Public Places for its Charles City Riverfront Park. This multi-facility park built on a flood plain connects downtown and adjacent low-income housing and was also recognized with a 2012 All- Star Community Award. The area has also become the recreational heart of the city attracting visitors and bringing additional economic benefits to the area.

Dubuque received the national award for Corridor or Neighborhood Revitalization for its Historic Millwork District and Washington Neighborhood. The conversion of a mostly vacant former mill district into a lively, mixed-use neighborhood reconnected the area to downtown and the adjacent residential neighborhood.

Online training available through League Webinar Series

The 2014 League Webinar Series continues this month with a webinar on City Regulation of ATVs and Golf Carts, which will be held May 15 at 6 p.m. The webinar will review the state laws that govern the use of these vehicles as well as how cities can implement local rules that help regulate use in city limits. The next event in the series will be held July 17 and feature a webinar on Understanding the Role of the City Council.

More information about these and other webinars in the series along with online registration can be found at www.iowaleague.org. Each webinar is recorded and archived, so if you are unable to catch the live version, you can still get access and watch the webinars on your own schedule.

Iowa Arts Summit

Friday, June 6 in Des Moines the Iowa Arts Summit will bring together community stakeholders from across Iowa for a day of learning, networking and professional development while celebrating the impact arts and culture have on Iowa’s quality of life through presentation of the Governor’s Arts Awards.

Dynamic sessions featuring local, state and national speakers will provide an in-depth look at issues facing Iowa’s arts and cultural organizations. From encouraging community collaboration to driving our creative economy to investing in the future of rural Iowa, this important day will welcome an engaged and eclectic audience of arts and culture leaders, entrepreneurs, educators and economic development professionals, as well as local and state elected officials.

Registration deadline is May 23. More information is available at www.iowaartssummit.com. The 2014 Iowa Arts Summit is presented by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.

Read the full article at http://www.bluetoad.com/article/League+News/1700309/207174/article.html.

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