Each year, CGMC members work together to shape the Coalition’s policy positions for the upcoming legislative session. Policy committees will be convening via Zoom this fall to draft recommendations which will be discussed and voted on by the Board of Directors later this fall. Serving on a policy committee is . . .
City officials, city staff members and municipal wastewater professionals are invited to attend a free webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 22 on “PFAS: Technology, Treatment and Trends.” The regulation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly known as PFAS, is one of the top emerging environmental issues that the CGMC is . . .
Each election season, the CGMC provides background information to help candidates become familiar with issues affecting Greater Minnesota communities. This week, we are mail our our 2020 information booklet — “Election 2020: Greater Minnesota’s Top Issues” — to all of the candidates and incumbents running for seats in the Minnesota . . .
New list of projects eligible for PFA funds demonstrates negative impact of failing to pass a bonding bill
The Public Facilities Authority (PFA) has unveiled its Intended Use Plans (IUPs), which detail the projects that can be funded through the Clean Water Revolving Fund and Drinking Water Revolving Fund this fiscal year. You can find the clean water (wastewater and storm water) IUP list here and the drinking . . .
This week, the CGMC joined a wide-ranging coalition of unions, engineers, architects, environmental groups, local government groups, faith groups, transportation groups, contractors and others in signing onto a letter calling on the Governor and legislative leaders to put their differences aside and pass a significant bonding bill. The more . . .
COVID-19 has shown how important access to broadband is for every Minnesotan now that we are being asked to work, learn, or receive care from home. Broadband is no different than any other basic utility that people need. It is an essential part of our daily lives. The Minnesota Speed . . .