星期四,2月. 10

11:30 a.m.

12 p.m.
午餐 & Conversation With MACA Officers and League General Counsel

1 p.m.
警察 Transformation: Stories From Three Minnesota Cities

汤姆·雅各布森, 律师, City of Alexandria; Scott Kent, 警察局长, City of Alexandria; Maria Cisneros, 律师, City of Golden Valley; Scott Nadeau, 警察局长, City of Golden Valley; James Thomson, 律师, 布鲁克林公园; Craig Enevoldsen, 警察局长, 布鲁克林公园
律师s and police chiefs from three cities will discuss how recent events, 法定的变化, and community expectations have impacted their local law enforcement operations. 在一个小时的过程中, you’ll hear about the evaluation of internal policies, 对潜在POST规则更改的反应, 招聘的挑战, 以及促进警官健康.

2 p.m.

梅丽莎Manderschied, 律师, City of Bloomington; Don Reeder, 公共事务经理, 明尼苏达城市联盟; Tracy Stille, 公共安全项目协调员, 明尼苏达城市联盟
What are the go-to things a city attorney should be ready for when (not if) a high-profile incident occurs? Media and public safety experts will join a city official and an attorney to discuss their experiences.

3 p.m.

3:15 p.m.
Fostering Healthy and Inclusive Participation in City Government

奥克塔维亚史密斯, 副主任, Nexus Community Partners; Terri Thao, 项目负责人, Nexus Community Partners; Rick Hotchner, 大使, Braver Angels; Barbara Thomas, 大使 and 副主任 of the Office of Field Operations, Braver Angels; Aimee Gourlay, 协作服务经理, 明尼苏达城市联盟
How can city officials and community members move beyond the divisiveness and vitriol that poison public interactions and creating barriers to fruitful engagement? Local government and community collaboration experts will share answers and address ways your city can rise to new and better levels of civic engagement.

4:45 p.m.

5 p.m.

Close the first night of the conference by connecting with your fellow city attorneys. 提供餐前小吃和现金吧台.


周五,2月. 11

8 a.m.

8 a.m.
大陆式早餐 & 网络

8 a.m.

Dr. Michele Statz, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota
This breakfast presentation will address access to justice challenges faced by Greater Minnesota communities and will discuss ways to overcome them.

9 a.m. 分组会议


Angie young gerberg,黄线计划
Discover how restorative justice-based diversion programs have helped solve conflict in our communities through a victim-centered approach, 治愈了我们司法系统造成的创伤, and successfully provided offenders with support so they do not reoffend.

创伤后应激障碍 & 警察:实用的技巧和陷阱

玛丽·蒂珍,肯尼迪律师 & Graven; Susan Tindal, 律师, Iverson Reuvers; Jana Sullivan, 诉讼主管助理, 明尼苏达城市联盟
城市如何最好地处理警察的创伤后应激障碍索赔? A panel of experienced practitioners will discuss the intersection of workers comp, 啤梨/ 299, 就业法, 以及劳动法对这一复杂且日益增长的问题的关注. You’ll learn practical tips and pitfalls when handling these issues and how to address workplace concerns such as employee mental health, 公众健康和安全, 士气, and recruitment and retention in a tight labor market.


不时地, 城市需要关于商标的建议, copyright, and intellectual property law either to protect city property or to ensure they are not infringing on another’s rights. 艺术比赛, 在卖酒的店里放音乐, and displaying historically significant materials are a few of the strange ways intellectual property may impact a city’s operations. 在这个会话, you’ll get to know the basic elements of these protections and risks on federal and state levels.

10:30 a.m.

10:45 a.m.

Amber Eisenschenk, Research Manager, 明尼苏达城市联盟
This presentation will provide the latest developments on some of the most pressing issues related to COVID from federal funding and reporting to vaccine and testing mandates.

11:45 a.m.

12 p.m.

1 p.m.

Peter Zuniga, Deputy City 律师, City of Bloomington
Learn about recent law changes and advisory opinions, 一些城市如何处理繁重的请求, and best practices for using technology in redacting data.

1:30 p.m.

Take part in an in-person installment of the Minnesota Association of City 律师’s Facing Forward Series. View recordings of previous Facing Forward sessions. (Elimination of Bias or Ethics credits anticipated for this session.)

2:30 p.m.

2:45 p.m.

Topics may include the latest on parades and other special events; protests and assemblies; regulating encampments on city property; and a qualified immunity update.

4:15 p.m.

4:30 p.m.