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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 . . .

14 Oct ‘19

Volunteers needed to help set CGMC policy positions

2019-12-26T15:52:35-06:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Annexation & Land Use, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Energy & Environment, Environment, Jobs, LGA, Property Taxes, Transportation|

This time each year, CGMC members come together to shape the Coalition’s policy positions for the upcoming legislative session. We are currently seeking volunteers to serve on the policy committees, which will convene by conference call or in person over the next few weeks. The policy committees determine recommendations which . . .

2 Oct ‘19

CGMC President: Mini session provides opportunity for legislators to delve into Greater Minnesota’s needs

2020-01-08T10:55:16-06:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Environment, Events, LGA, Media, News, Press Releases|

For Immediate ReleaseOctober 2, 2019 Contact: Julie Liew PDF version Below is a statement from CGMC President and Willmar City Council Member Audrey Nelsen on the Minnesota House of Representatives’ ‘mini session’ in southern Minnesota: “I’m excited that the Minnesota House is holding its mini session in Greater Minnesota. It’s . . .

30 Jul ‘19

Congratulations to the CGMC’s 2019 legislative awards recipients

2019-08-05T12:05:40-05:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Announcements, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Environment, Events, LGA, News and Events, Property Taxes, Summer Conference, Transportation|

Each year, the CGMC honors the legislators, city officials and community leaders who helped advance the CGMC's goals over the preceding legislative session and/or an extended period of time. Click on the names below to read a press release about each individual award recipient or click here for a list . . .

25 May ‘19

News Release: Legislature passes bill to restore LGA funding to 2002 level

2020-01-06T11:04:46-06:00May 25th, 2019|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Economic Development, Environment, Jobs, LGA, Media, News, News and Events, Press Releases, Property Taxes, Special Session, State Budget, Transportation|

For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew, jlliew@flaherty-hood.com PDF version ST. PAUL—It took years of advocacy by city leaders and a late-night special session to get there, but funding for the Local Government Aid (LGA) program is finally being restored to its 2002 high-water mark. The tax bill passed by the . . .

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