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12 Mar ‘20

GCMC Legislative Action Day brings together city officials, legislators

2020-03-13T15:30:15-05:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Events, Legislative Action Day, News and Events|

Another successful Legislative Action Day is in the books! On Wednesday, more than 115 city leaders from across Greater Minnesota traveled to St. Paul for our annual “day at the Capitol” lobbying event. Thank you to everyone who joined us!   The day kicked off with a welcome from CGMC . . .

20 Feb ‘20

NEWS RELEASE: Cities lead fight against PFAS

2020-02-20T15:48:44-06:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Energy & Environment, Environment, Media, News, News and Events, Press Releases|

For Immediate Release                                                                             Contact: Julie Liew, 651-259-1917          ST. PAUL—As municipal water treatment facilities continue to serve on the front lines in the fight against water pollution, two organizations that represent local governments are calling on the Minnesota Legislature to support an initiative to help cities combat contaminants known as . . .

6 Feb ‘20

CGMC to Legislature: Seize this opportunity to invest in Greater Minnesota

2020-02-06T12:44:25-06:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Media, News, News and Events, Press Releases, State Budget|

For Immediate Release  February 6, 2020                                                                                     Contact: Julie Liew PDF version With state on solid economic footing, group says lawmakers must set aside partisan squabbles and focus on passing bonding bill, making other key investments ST.PAUL—With the state sitting on a $1.3 billion budget surplus and a AAA bond . . .

4 Dec ‘19

State unveils updated impaired waters list

2020-01-07T16:36:14-06:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Energy & Environment, Environment|

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has released the 2020 Impaired Waters list, which could have a significant impact on many municipal wastewater treatment facilities. A water body is considered “impaired” if it fails to meet one or more of the state’s water quality standards. The MPCA is required to . . .

15 Nov ‘19

CGMC Fall Conference features great speakers, presentations

2020-01-07T11:41:28-06:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Events, Fall Conference, Jobs, Labor & Employee Relations, News and Events|

More than 115 city leaders from across Greater Minnesota convened in Alexandria Nov. 14-15 for the CGMC Fall Conference. Thank you for everyone who joined us for this fun and informational event! We also went to extend a big-thank you to all of the conference speakers and presenters who provided . . .

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