2013 Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute


July 15-19, 2013 and July 22-24, 2013

Maps & Locations:

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA
Gateway Hotel Map
Center for Transportation Research and Education (ctre) Map

Ames City Hall Map & Directions

Fees:

Registration fees differ per course and year. Fees can be estimated using the most recent registration form found in the 2013 Program and Registration Brochure.

Courses:

Week 1:

Week 2:

   
BA101MPI: Elements of a City Financial System CL301MPI: Parliamentary Procedures
BA110MPI: Basics of a Personnel System CL310MPI: Legal Aspects of Minutes
BA120MPI-1: Introduction to Public Speaking CL315MPI: Writing Resolutions and Ordinances
BA120MPI-2: Fundamentals of Public Speaking CL320MPI: Records Management
BA125MPI: Written Communications CL325MPI: Iowa Open Meeting Law
BA130MPI: Understanding Legal Terms CL329MPI: Clerks Role in Elections
BA140MPI: Ethics for Public Officials CL330MPI: Office Administration/P&Z/Nuisance
BA145MPI: Working with Public Officials FN110MPI: General Ledger Accounting
BA149MPI: Working with Citizens FN401MPI: Iowa City Budgeting System & Capital Planning & Budgeting
BA150MPI: Group Dynamics and Team Building FN406MPI: Financing Options and Economic Development
BA155MPI: Principles of Effective Management FN409MPI: Public Funds Investing
FX201MPI: Administrative Law and Procedures FN415MPI: Accounting, Auditing and other Fiscal Responsibilities
FX210MPI: Managing Risks & Purchasing Insurance  
FX220MPI: Intergovernmental Relations  
FX230MPI: The Fine Art of Negotiations  
FX240MPI: Coping with Controversy  
FX250MPI: Best Practices in City Government  
FX290MPI: E-Reporting & Communications for the Clerk's Office  

Examinations:

BA101MPI: Elements of a Financial System                        CL301MPI: Parlimentary Procedures
BA110MPI
: Basics of a Personnel System                           CL310MPI: Legal Aspects of Minutes
BA120-1MPI
: Introduction of Public Speaking                      CL315MPI: Writing Resolutions and Ordinances
BA120-2MPI: Fundamentals of Public Speaking                  CL320MPI: Records Management
BA125MPI
: Written Communication                                     CL325MPI: Iowa Open Meeting Law
BA130MPI
: Understanding Legal Terms                              CL329MPI: Clerk's Roles in Elections
BA140MPI:
Ethics for Public Officials                                   CL330MPI: Office Administration/P&Z/Nuisance
BA145MPI:
Working for Public Officials                               FN110MPI: General Ledger Accounting
BA149MPI
: Working with Citizens                                        FN401MPI: Iowa City Budgeting System & Capital Planning &
BA150MPI:
Group Dynamics and Team Building                                    Budgeting
BA155MPI:
Principles of Effective Management                  FN406MPI: Financing Options and Economic Development
FX201MPI
: Administrative Law and Procedures                  FN409MPI: Public Funds Investing
FX210MPI
: Managing Risks and Purchasing Insurance      FN415MPI: Accounting, Auditing and Other Fiscal
FX220MPI:
Intergovernmental Relations                                                 Responsibilities
FX230MPI
: The Fine Art of Negotations
FX240MPI
: Coping with Controversy
FX250MPI
: Best Practices in City Government
FX290MPI
: E-Reporting & Communications for the Clerk's Office
 

Instructors:

MPI Instructor Bios 2013

Dining Options:

Download an Ames Food Guide

Past Institutes:

Download the complete list of Instructor biographies for the 2012 Institute
Download the complete course list and descriptions for the 2012 Institute.

2013 Scholarships:

 
Iowa Municipal Finance Officers Association

Patty Garner, City of Truro
Jane Logsdon, City of Cincinnati
Christina Machin, Cities of Lambs Grove and Oakland Acres
Stacy Sandt, City of Hornick

Office of State and Local Government Program at Iowa State University Extension Community & Economic Development

Karen Hamilton, City of Titonka
Kris Kavanaugh, City of Lohrville

Golden Circle Municipal Officers Association

Valerie Purvis, City of Woodward

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