Local Government Associations

State and national local government associations including watershed districts.

Association of Metropolitan Municipalities (Metro Cities) 
The Association of Metropolitan Municipalities "Metro Cities" is a service and lobbying organization for cities in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Association of Minnesota Counties
AMC offers a broad range of management, membership and intergovernmental relations services to county commissioners and other county officials.

Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) is a non-profit advocacy organization representing 62 cities outside of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. For more than 20 years, the coalition has united cities with similar concerns.

LOGIS - Local Government Information System
(LOGIS) is a consortium of Minnesota local government units. The purpose of LOGIS is to provide a full range of locally supported, highly reliable management information systems, data processing services, and related support services.

League of Minnesota Cities
The League represents over 800 Minnesota cities. Efforts are focused on policy development; advocacy; information-sharing; education and training; insurance services

Minnesota Association of Small Cities (MAOSC)
MAOSC is a multidisciplinary Association serving all of Minnesota's Small Cities. The Association's annual membership tops 350 cites of all sizes under 5,000 in population.

Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts
MASWCD is a nonprofit organization which exists to provide a common voice for Minnesota's soil and water conservation districts and to maintain a positive, results-oriented relationship with rule making agencies, partners and legislators.

Minnesota Association of Townships
The Minnesota Association of Townships is a voluntary membership organization representing 1,784 of Minnesota's 1,792 organized townships and nearly 9,000 elected township officers.

Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts
The MAWD represents 45 watershed districts in the state. The watershed districts are partners in water protection and management.

Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1909, the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is the state's largest business organization, representing more than 3,200 businesses of all types and sizes on state public policy and regulatory issues.

Minnesota Metropolitan Inter-County Association
The MICA is a voluntary joint powers organization of the metropolitan developing counties in Minnesota. The association is a vehicle for planning and implementing projects and programs of similar interest to member counties.

National Association of Counties (Minnesota Page) 
NACo collects information on counties, such as county officials, courthouse addresses, county seats, cities within a county as well as various statistical and geographical information.

National League of Cities 
The NLC Web site highlights resources of interest to local governments.



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