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24 Sep ‘20

Volunteers needed to help set CGMC policy positions

2020-09-24T10:33:57-05:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Annexation & Land Use, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, LGA, Property Taxes, Transportation|

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 . . .

10 Sep ‘20

CGMC educates candidates on issues impacting Greater Minnesota cities

2020-09-10T17:30:03-05:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Election, Annexation & Land Use, Bonding, CGMC Programs, COVID-19, Economic Development, Elections, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, LGA, News, News and Events, Property Taxes, Transportation|

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 . . .

27 Aug ‘20

CGMC joins 60-plus organizations in calling for bonding bill

2020-08-27T16:20:47-05:00August 27th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Jobs, News, Special Session|

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 . . .

12 Aug ‘20

ACTION ALERT – Pass a resolution in support of the bonding bill!

2020-08-20T13:40:17-05:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: Action Alert, Bonding, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, News, Special Session, Transportation|

As our communities and state continue to grapple with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever that our lawmakers come together to pass a large bonding bill. One important way that your city can help nudge lawmakers in that direction is by passing a resolution . . .

3 Aug ‘20

Do you have possible BDPI projects? Bonding bill’s failure leaves them in limbo

2020-08-03T16:45:42-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Jobs, News|

The Greater Minnesota Business Development Public Infrastructure Grant Program (BDPI) is one of the state’s longest-running and most popular economic development programs. Over the past two years, the program has provided around $20 million in grants to cities to fund the public infrastructure costs necessary to facilitate business development, but . . .

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