8 Apr ‘20

Governor Walz extends stay-at-home order to May 4

2020-04-09T15:56:53-05:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News|

On Wednesday, Gov. Walz announced an extension of the Minnesota stay-at-home order. The previous executive order was originally scheduled to end Friday, May 1 for services industries such as bars and restaurants and Friday, April 10 for other non-essential businesses. Under the new order (described in Executive Order 20-33), both . . .

1 Apr ‘20

Take survey to help state better understand food needs in your community

2020-04-01T13:29:28-05:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: City Services, COVID-19, News|

On Tuesday, CGMC Executive Director Bradley Peterson joined representatives from other associations and local governments in a conference call with the Governor’s Office and the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) regarding food security in our communities. The good news is that the state’s food supply chain remains strong, in that . . .

30 Mar ‘20

Update: Wastewater permit compliance and enforcement

2020-03-30T16:03:06-05:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Energy & Environment, News|

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 . . .

27 Mar ‘20

Legislature’s emergency response bill includes $30 million in child care grants

2020-03-27T13:50:58-05:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Economic Development, News|

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 . . .

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