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Holiday Inn Downtown
200 South Pattee
Missoula, MT 59802
Start Date
September 16, 2018
End Date
September 20, 2018
September 16-20, 2018

If you haven’t already marked your calendar and turned your thoughts to MACo’s Annual Conference, now is the time to do it.  This year’s Annual Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Downtown, 200 South Pattee, Missoula, MT. To make room reservations, please contact Christina at (406) 532-2059 and refer to the MACo Conference in order to get the $94 (plus tax) state rate. Overflow rooms for the week of the conference are available at the Comfort Inn, 1021 East Broadway (within walking distance of the venue). Call 406-549-7600 and refer to "MACo - MT Association of Counties."

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MACo Seeking Facilities Director

Posted Date: 
September 12, 2018

The Montana Association of Counties is seeking a Facilities Director.  Successful candidates will provide daily and weekly cleaning of two buildings as well as lawn and grounds maintenance, including snow removal from sidewalks and exterior stairs.  Minor electrical and plumbing repairs will be performed as needed.

MACo PCT/WCT Seeking Sr. Public Safety Loss Control Specialist

Posted Date: 
August 31, 2018

The Montana Association of Counties (MACo) is seeking a Sr. Public Safety Loss Control Specialist for its property and liability (PCT) and workers’ compensation (WCT) public entity risk sharing pools. The primary focus of this position is to develop and administer the loss prevention program for member law enforcement agencies in the PCT and WCT. The position will coordinate internal and external program resources, including working with the Montana Sheriff’s and Peace Officers Association and other agencies serving the Montana law enforcement community. This position evaluates the effectiveness of the PCT and WCT loss prevention programs for law enforcement and recommends risk management responses to emerging law enforcement trends. Position must show demonstrable results within two (2) year contract term.

MACo Associate Member Program

The MACo Associate Member Program is a program designed for companies and organizations who want to have a direct relationship with county elected officials in Montana’s 56 counties.

Order Your 2018 MACo Directory Here

Order the 2018 Version Today

The 2018 Montana Association of Counties Directory of County Officials is available to order at a cost of just $15.00.  You can order your directory online and pay with a credit card or fill out an order form and send it to us along with a check.

MACo's annual directory contains more detailed information on county officials than is available on this website.

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Get Started: NACo Prescription Discount Card Program

Participating Counties  |  Participating Pharmacies

The National Association of Counties through a  partnership with CVS Caremark provides a FREE prescription discount card exclusively for NACo member counties to offer to their residents. The card will give discounts on prescriptions for residents who are uninsured, underinsured, seniors and pet owners in the county. The card can even be used to help inmates get discounts on prescriptions.

Get Started: Inmate Medical Program

Are inmate medical costs draining your county budgets?

MACo is proud to partner with NACo and Correctional Risk Services (CRS) to offer two programs to help Montana counties contain the costs of medical care for county inmates.  Enroll Today!

Current Issue of MACo News

MACo News: Volume 47, No. 9

IN THIS ISSUE: Read a farewell message from MACo President, Lake County Commissioner, Bill Barron, as he prepares to relinquish the gavel after his year of presidency concludes at the upcoming Annual Conference; find out more about MACo Deputy Director, Jason Rittal; get details on MACo's upcoming Annual Conference; find out more about MACo's 2nd Vice President candidates; get info on MACo's proposed resolutions to be voted on by the membership at the upcoming Annual Conference; learn more about freight rail in Montana; see who's in the county spotlight this month; check out our "Safety Corner;" be "in the know" about what is occurring on the national level with news from NACo, and more!

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Legislative Updates

June 4, 2018

The last of six monthly general fund revenue collections updates is available on the Legislative Fiscal Division website.  Monthly year-to-date revenue collections reports will be produced throughout the second half of FY 2018 and are designed to apprise interested members of the legislature on year-to-date general fund revenue collections, recent economic trends and the outlook for FY 2018 relative to the revenue estimate contained in HJ 2.

The LFD revenue team will be presenting the information as a part of the June Budget Status Report to the Legislative Finance Committee on June 18th.

Click Here to View the Revenue Update

Recent Announcements Affecting Counties

June 27, 2018

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke met with local officials, including County Commissioners, Billings Mayor and City Council Members, and Representation from Montana’s Congressional Offices, on June 27th in Billings to present Montana counties with a large check for $40,073,049 in PILT (payment in lieu of taxes).

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