Cityscape July 2015 : Page 5

UPCOMING Trainings & Events 2015 Webinar Series The League’s 2015 Webinar Series features a variety of topics and speakers on important information for city government. • August 18 | City Council and Staff Orientations • October 13 | Fire Department Management and Funding • Currently Released | Bids, Quotes and Contracts for Public Improvement Projects • Currently Released | Security at City Hall • Currently Released | City Elections Guidance Register Now! Register online for Annual Conference & Exhibit in Cedar Rapids September 23-25. www.iowaleague.org The Iowa Department of Administrative Ser-vices, in accordance with Section 618.11 of the Code of Iowa, recently announced the publication rate for Fiscal Year 2016. Effective July 1, 2015, each line of eight-point type two inches in length, or its equivalent, for the publication in a newspaper of any notice, order or other required publication will be subject to the following rate: Publication rate set FY 2016 FY 2015 One insertion 46.4 cents 46.9 cents Each subsequent insertion 31.29 cents 31.76 cents As required by state law, the rate was calculated by applying the consumer price index for all urban consumers as determined by the U.S. Department of Labor, which decreased by .1 percent from March 2014 to March 2015, to the previous rate. Cities are encouraged to review publication rates to ensure all charges are accurate. Annual Conference & Exhibit -September 23-25 The largest training in the state designed specifically for Iowa’s city officials also includes ample oppor -tunity to network with peers and learn from one another. Register online at www.iowaleague.org . Win a Bose speaker City Week -October 12-16 The League sponsors City Week as 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 League provides tools to help cities implement City Week activities in their communities. Visit www.cityweekiowa.com . Learn more about these events and others at www.iowaleague.org At this year’s Annual Conference & Exhibit you’ll have the chance to win a Bose SoundTouch™ Portable Support the t Fund Series II Wi-Fi® music system. Endowmen Tim Shields Raffle tickets, which cost $10, may be purchased at the Tim Shields Endowment booth in the Exhibit Hall, near the League prize booth. The winning ticket will be drawn during the Closing Brunch on Friday morning, and you must be present to win. Proceeds from the raffle, hosted by the League and the Iowa City/County Management Association, will benefit the Tim Shields Endowment Fund which provides education and leadership development for local elected and appointed officials by financially supporting these trainings. For more than two decades Shields, former director of the Institute of Public Affairs, was a constant presence at the Iowa League of Cities Annual Conference & Exhibit. The Tim Shields Endowment Fund was created to memorialize and further Tim Shields’ belief in quality municipal government in the state of Iowa. A member of the League’s Hall of Fame, Shields was well known for working with cities across the state on strategic planning and team building. In May 2004 when Tim passed away, city government lost a close friend and supporter. $10 Iowa League of Cities | July 2015 | 5

Publication Rate Set

The Iowa Department of Administrative Services, in accordance with Section 618.11 of the Code of Iowa, recently announced the publication rate for Fiscal Year 2016. Effective July 1, 2015, each line of eight-point type two inches in length, or its equivalent, for the publication in a newspaper of any notice, order or other required publication will be subject to the following rate:

As required by state law, the rate was calculated by applying the consumer price index for all urban consumers as determined by the U.S. Department of Labor, which decreased by .1 percent from March 2014 to March 2015, to the previous rate. Cities are encouraged to review publication rates to ensure all charges are accurate.

Read the full article at http://www.bluetoad.com/article/Publication+Rate+Set/2042784/263769/article.html.

Win A Bose Speaker

At this year’s Annual Conference & Exhibit you’ll have the chance to win a Bose SoundTouch™ Portable Series II Wi-Fi® music system. Raffle tickets, which cost $10, may be purchased at the Tim Shields Endowment booth in the Exhibit Hall, near the League prize booth. The winning ticket will be drawn during the Closing Brunch on Friday morning, and you must be present to win.

Proceeds from the raffle, hosted by the League and the Iowa City/County Management Association, will benefit the Tim Shields Endowment Fund which provides education and leadership development for local elected and appointed officials by financially supporting these trainings.

For more than two decades Shields, former director of the Institute of Public Affairs, was a constant presence at the Iowa League of Cities Annual Conference & Exhibit. The Tim Shields Endowment Fund was created to memorialize and further Tim Shields’ belief in quality municipal government in the state of Iowa. A member of the League’s Hall of Fame, Shields was well known for working with cities across the state on strategic planning and team building. In May 2004 when Tim passed away, city government lost a close friend and supporter.

Read the full article at http://www.bluetoad.com/article/Win+A+Bose+Speaker/2042786/263769/article.html.

Upcoming Trainings & Events

2015 Webinar Series

The League’s 2015 Webinar Series features a variety of topics and speakers on important information for city government.

• August 18 | City Council and Staff Orientations

• October 13 | Fire Department Management and Funding

• Currently Released | Bids, Quotes and Contracts for Public Improvement Projects

• Currently Released | Security at City Hall

• Currently Released | City Elections Guidance

Annual Conference & Exhibit - September 23-25

The largest training in the state designed specifically for Iowa’s city officials also includes ample opportunity to network with peers and learn from one another. Register online at www.iowaleague.org.

City Week - October 12-16

The League sponsors City Week as 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 League provides tools to help cities implement City Week activities in their communities. Visit www.cityweekiowa.com.

Learn more about these events and others at www.iowaleague.org

Read the full article at http://www.bluetoad.com/article/Upcoming+Trainings+%26amp%3B+Events/2043511/263769/article.html.

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