Who We Are The MLC was established in 1984 and now provides a voice for the more than 834,580 residents and over half a million employees who work in our 16 suburban communities.
The MLC Cities are:
Apple Valley Bloomington
Eden Prairie Edina
Inver Grove Heights Lakeville
Maple Grove Maplewood
Our communities arenít all the sameósome are growing rapidly while others are fully developed; some are primarily residential communities while others contain significant commercial developments.
Despite those differences, we share common demographic, economic and tax base characteristics. We also face similar challenges associated with development and maintenance of public infrastructure, and increasing demand from residents and businesses for effective public services.