Cityscape December 2015 : Page 4

LEAGUE of CITIES Executive Board President: Matt Walsh , Mayor, Council Bluffs Immediate Past President: Warren Woods, Mayor, Creston Past President: Reynold Peterson, Mayor, Spencer Past President: Buck Clark, Mayor, Waterloo President-elect: Jim Erb, Mayor, Charles City IOWA Winter festivals take place across the state Directors Patty Anderson, City Clerk/ Administrator, Hartley Coleen Chipman , Council Member, North Liberty Kay Cmelik , City Clerk/Finance Officer, Grinnell Carolyn Formanek , Council Member, Knoxville Frank Darrah , Council Member, Cedar Falls Kim Downs, City Administrator, Hiawatha John Drury , Mayor, Swaledale Linda Gaul, City Clerk, Earlville John Lundell , Mayor, Coralville Gregg Mandsager , City Administrator/ Clerk, Muscatine Scott Peterson, City Administrator/ Clerk, Lake View Kimberly Sacker , Council Member, Van Meter Scott Sanders , City Manager, Des Moines Hans Trousil , Mayor, West Burlington Historic Randleman House mantle by Lavena Owens and Susan Robinson. Cities celebrate in many ways during the year, from 4th of July parades to Hal-loween celebrations and everything in between. The city of Carlisle celebrates the holiday season with “Light Up Carlisle Winter Carnival” sponsored by the Cham-ber of Commerce. The celebration begins with Santa coming to town on a Carlisle fire truck, and the day ends with tours of the historic Randleman House dressed in Victorian Christmas finery. Other activities include photos of kids with Santa, Mrs. Claus helping kids write letters to her husband, music ensembles, goodies, crafts and more. The event is a great way for citizens to enjoy the sparkle and shine of the city, support local businesses and enjoy small town friendships. How does your city celebrate during the year? Let us know on our Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/IowaLeagueofCities. View MLA Part Two Cityscape Contributors Publisher: Alan Kemp Editor: Heather Roberts Staff Contributors: Alan Kemp, Beth -any Crile, Mark Tomb, Mickey Shields, Ron Sinnwell, Heather Roberts, Cindy Kendall, Erin Mullenix, Dustin Miller, Robert Palmer Guest Contributors: Jamie Letzring, City of Oelwein; Paul D. Pate, Secretary of State; Iowa Economic Development Authority; Russell Rigdon, Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Photography & Graphics : Heather Roberts, Katie Wheeler, Bethany Crile, BigStock Photo, Alliant Energy, City of Oelwein Offered as an online training released during the first week of January 2016, Part Two of the Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) is an ideal training to help build the skills of those that serve local government and can easily fit within a city’s orientation program for new officials. Topics for this train -ing: city budgeting, basics of planning and zoning and an orientation session which will cover strategies for success in office, dealing with major personnel issues, meet -ing basics and a brief overview of roles and responsibilities. Cost of this training is $60, and it can be viewed all at once or separately. Attendance at MLA Part One is not required to participate in MLA Part Two. For more information and online registration visit www.iowaleague.org. 4 | December 2015 | Cityscape

Winter Festivals Take Place Across The State

Cities celebrate in many ways during the year, from 4th of July parades to Halloween celebrations and everything in between. The city of Carlisle celebrates the holiday season with “Light Up Carlisle Winter Carnival” sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. The celebration begins with Santa coming to town on a Carlisle fire truck, and the day ends with tours of the historic Randleman House dressed in Victorian Christmas finery. Other activities include photos of kids with Santa, Mrs. Claus helping kids write letters to her husband, music ensembles, goodies, crafts and more. The event is a great way for citizens to enjoy the sparkle and shine of the city, support local businesses and enjoy small town friendships.

How does your city celebrate during the year? Let us know on our Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/IowaLeagueofCities.

Read the full article at http://www.bluetoad.com/article/Winter+Festivals+Take+Place+Across+The+State/2334707/282790/article.html.

View MLA Part Two

Offered as an online training released during the first week of January 2016, Part Two of the Municipal Leadership Academy (MLA) is an ideal training to help build the skills of those that serve local government and can easily fit within a city’s orientation program for new officials. Topics for this training: city budgeting, basics of planning and zoning and an orientation session which will cover strategies for success in office, dealing with major personnel issues, meeting basics and a brief overview of roles and responsibilities. Cost of this training is $60, and it can be viewed all at once or separately. Attendance at MLA Part One is not required to participate in MLA Part Two.

For more information and online registration visit www.iowaleague.org.

Read the full article at http://www.bluetoad.com/article/View+MLA+Part+Two/2334708/282790/article.html.

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