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10 Jan ‘20

CGMC President: Governor Walz’s water infrastructure funding plan is great news for Greater Minnesota

2020-01-13T16:55:45-06:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Bonding, CGMC Programs, Energy & Environment, Media, News, News and Events, Press Releases|Tags: |

For immediate releaseContact: Julie LiewPDF version Below is a statement from CGMC President and Willmar City Council Member Audrey Nelsen on Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan’s plan to invest $200 million in Public Facilities Authority (PFA) grant and loan programs for water and wastewater infrastructure: “The Governor’s proposal is . . .

5 Dec ‘19

Budget surplus sets stage for 2020 session

2020-01-07T16:28:01-06:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: State Budget|Tags: |

Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) has released the November Budget and Economic Forecast, projecting a $1.33 billion surplus for the current biennium (FY20-21). While the upcoming legislative session is not a budget session, the forecast helps frame discussion of a bonding bill and a supplemental budget in 2020.Gov. Walz and . . .

6 Sep ‘19

Register now for the CGMC Fall Conference!

2019-10-21T13:58:00-05:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: CGMC Programs, Events, Fall Conference, News and Events|Tags: |

Registration is now open for the CGMC Fall Conference! The conference will be held Nov.14-15, 2019 at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center in Alexandria and will feature presentations, discussions and speakers on a number of important topics. The packed agenda includes: • A luncheon presentation by Laura Bishop, Commissioner of . . .

19 May ‘19

News release: Lawmakers must pass LGA increase in order for session to be considered a success for Greater Minnesota

2020-01-06T11:04:52-06:00May 19th, 2019|Categories: LGA, Media, News, Press Releases, Special Session, State Budget|Tags: |

For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Liew, jlliew@flaherty-hood.com PDF version Below is a statement from CGMC President and Bemidji City Council Member Ron Johnson on the state budget agreement: “I’m pleased to see that the Governor and legislative leaders have come to a bipartisan agreement on the state budget. As lawmakers . . .

10 Apr ‘18

CGMC to hold press conference to call on Legislature to beef up state’s role in tackling clean water funding crisis

2018-04-10T12:42:58-05:00April 10th, 2018|Categories: Energy & Environment, Environment, Media, News|Tags: |

News AdvisoryCoalition of Greater Minnesota CitiesContact: Julie Liewjlliew@flaherty-hood.com651-259-1917As cities across Minnesota face billions of dollars in wastewater infrastructure costs, rural communities simply cannot afford to upgrade or rebuild aging facilities without additional financial assistance from the stateWho:  Kelly Rasche, Lakefield city clerk; Chad Adams, Albert Lea city manager; Mark Larson, . . .

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