We need your input! The CGMC is conducting a survey of elected officials and city staff members to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has directly impacted Greater Minnesota cities and how it might continue to affect your community in the coming months and into the future. The information gleaned . . .
From July 1 through July 31, the Public Facilities Authority will be accepting applications for the Point Source Implementation Grant (PSIG) program. These 80% matching grants of up to $7 million can be used for water infrastructure projects that are necessary to reduce pollutants as required by a Total Maximum . . .
CGMC president ‘happy and relieved’ local governments will finally receive fair share of CARES Act funds
Below is a statement from CGMC President and Willmar City Council Member Audrey Nelsen on the announcement that the Walz Administration plans to distribute $841 million in federal coronavirus relief funds (the “CARES Act”) to local governments:
The Legislature’s special session sputtered to a close early this morning without agreement on any of the big-ticket items such as bonding, police reforms or how to distribute the federal CARES Act funds to local governments. It was a frustrating finish, especially considering the lack of accomplishments during the regular . . .
For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew Below is a statement from CGMC President and Willmar City Council Member Audrey Nelsen on the conclusion of the Minnesota Legislature’s special session: “The special session was a train wreck. Between the COVID-19 pandemic, economic downturn and recent civil unrest, Minnesotans need strong state . . .
When the special session started last Friday, Senate GOP leader Paul Gazelka (R-East Gull Lake) made clear that he was looking toward a one-week session that would end June 19. At a press conference Thursday, he reiterated the Senate’s intention to adjourn at the end of the day today. Beyond . . .