Cityscape January 2016 : Page 4

LEAGUE of CITIES Executive Board President: Matt Walsh, Mayor, Council Bluffs Past President: Reynold Peterson, Mayor, Spencer President-elect: Jim Erb, Mayor, Charles City IOWA Welcome! Directors Patty Anderson, City Clerk/ Administrator, Hartley Kay Cmelik, City Clerk/Finance Officer, Grinnell 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 To all the newly-elected officials who are getting this magazine for the first time, Welcome! Welcome to office; welcome to the Iowa League of Cities, and welcome to your first issue of Cityscape magazine. Each month this magazine strives to bring you relevant, timely information to help you in your role with your city. The magazine is available in both print and digital versions, and you can manage your preference online at www.iowaleague.org. If you ever have a question or need more information, about an arti-cle in the magazine or another city topic, contact us at (515) 244-7282 or mailbox@iowaleague.org. Are you following the League on social media? www.facebook.com/IowaLeagueofCities www.twitter.com/IowaLeague. Online training available through the Municipal Leadership Academy MLA Part Two is an online training which was released earlier this month and continues to be available on the League Web site. MLA Part Two can be viewed all at once or separately in order to fit within a city’s orientation program for new officials. Topics for this training include The City Budget, Basics of Planning and Zoning and an orientation session titled, You Got Elect -ed, Now What? Cost of this training is $60. MLA Part One (Online Edition) is available as an online training that covers all of the same content as the live version and includes a copy of the 2016 Iowa Municipal Policy Leaders’ Handbook, the training costs just $75. Topics include Budget and Finance, Effective City Councils, Munici -pal Operations and Ethics. Additional information and online registration for the Municipal Lead -ership Academy can be found at www.iowaleague.org. 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, 4 | January 2016 | Cityscape

Welcome!

To all the newly-elected officials who are getting this magazine for the first time, Welcome! Welcome to office; welcome to the Iowa League of Cities, and welcome to your first issue of Cityscape magazine. Each month this magazine strives to bring you relevant, timely information to help you in your role with your city.

The magazine is available in both print and digital versions, and you can manage your preference online at www.iowaleague.org. If you ever have a question or need more information, about an article in the magazine or another city topic, contact us at (515) 244-7282 or mailbox@iowaleague.org.

Are you following the League on social media?

• www.facebook.com/IowaLeagueofCities

• www.twitter.com/IowaLeague.

Read the full article at http://www.bluetoad.com/article/Welcome%21/2361920/286329/article.html.

Online Training Available Through The Municipal Leadership Academy

MLA Part Two is an online training which was released earlier this month and continues to be available on the League Web site. MLA Part Two can be viewed all at once or separately in order to fit within a city’s orientation program for new officials. Topics for this training include The City Budget, Basics of Planning and Zoning and an orientation session titled, You Got Elected, Now What? Cost of this training is $60.

MLA Part One (Online Edition) is available as an online training that covers all of the same content as the live version and includes a copy of the 2016 Iowa Municipal Policy Leaders’ Handbook, the training costs just $75. Topics include Budget and Finance, Effective City Councils, Municipal Operations and Ethics.

Additional information and online registration for the Municipal Leadership Academy can be found at www.iowaleague.org.

Read the full article at http://www.bluetoad.com/article/Online+Training+Available+Through+The+Municipal+Leadership+Academy+/2361921/286329/article.html.

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