Local governments have changed their operations and workforce to address the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak and related state and federally issued guidelines and directives. As a result, finances are tightening and the public is closely monitoring these changes. The CGMC is conducting a survey to better understand the economic and . . .
With the rise of COVID-19, cities may face difficulty complying with different aspects of their wastewater permit requirements. Both the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have issued statements and policies to assist permittees with compliance. Both agencies have also stated that they will . . .
We need your input! The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities is conducting a survey of elected officials and city staff members to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic is directly impacting cities and how it might impact cities in the future. The information gleaned from this survey will be used . . .
On March 26, the Legislature passed a budget bill that provides $330 million in additional resources to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the unemployment, human services, and public safety investments needed across the state. Included in the bill is $30 million for grants to child care providers. The grants are . . .
Governor Tim Walz issued Emergency Executive Order 20-2020 on March 25, 2020 aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19 that requires all individuals currently living in Minnesota to generally stay at home from Friday, March 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. to Friday, April 10, 2020 at 5 p.m. More employment-related . . .
If your city plans to build or upgrade a wastewater facility, drinking water system, sewers or related infrastructure in 2020 and is seeking assistance from the Clean Water Revolving Fund or Drinking Water Revolving Fund, applications are due on Monday, March 30 to the Public Facilities Authority (PFA). Because of . . .