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MACo 2nd Vice President Candidate: Commissioner Roman Zylawy, Mineral County

By | Association News

I want our smaller voice at the county level to be heard and acknowledged by larger government entities while the discussion is happening and before the decisions are made. The people that matter the most are those at the local County level, therefore we need to be involved at every turn. I hope to be involved and a strong voice in ensuring Montana Counties get what they deserve.

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County & Tribal Crisis Matching Grants & Mobile Crisis Unit Programs

By | Grants

Since 2009, a County Matching Grant program has been in place to address the critical need for crisis intervention and jail diversion in Montana communities.  Through House Bill 328, the 2017 Montana Legislature revised the statute to offer the matching grant fund opportunity to federally recognized tribal governments. Innovative local crisis services are needed to effectively respond to acute mental health crises to prevent unnecessary restrictive placements such as incarceration or Montana State Hospital.

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Webinar: Public Safety Grade GIS for NG9-1-1, Strategies for Success

By | County News

Public Safety Grade GIS data required to support NG9-1-1 is fast becoming a reality. Consistent and accurate GIS data is at the core of the NG9-1-1 call routing process. It is essential to properly direct calls to the correct PSAP and share the GIS data used by 9-1-1 call takers and dispatchers to locate incidents and dispatch first responders. Now is the time to make sure you are prepared to take your GIS data to the next level in preparation of NG9-1-1.

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