This week, the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) announced $122 million in loans and grants that had been awarded during the first half of 2020 in 24 communities across the state. These water infrastructure projects received a combination of loans and grants that are funded, in part, by the bonding . . .
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 . . .
The CGMC recently conducted a survey to get a better understanding of how the COVID-19 pandemic directly impacts cities. The survey was sent to a broad list of city officials, and responses were collected between March 30 and April 6. Of the 134 respondents, 99 cities were represented: 70 CGMC . . .
As cities across the state respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, associations that represent cities are looking to the state’s share of federal dollars for COVID-19 to fill the gaps. As part of the federal CARES Act, the $2.2 trillion stimulus bill passed by Congress last week, each state will get . . .
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 . . .
We need your input! The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities is conducting a survey of elected officials and city staff members to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic is directly impacting cities and how it might impact cities in the future. The information gleaned from this survey will be used . . .