MACo enhances the public service mission of counties by promoting integrity and providing proactive leadership while acknowledging and respecting Montana’s diversity.
Today’s technology allows us to connect around the world, to bank and shop online, and to control our televisions, homes, and cars from our smartphones. With this added convenience comes an increased risk of identity theft and Internet scams. #BeCyberSmart on the Internet—at home, at school, at work, on mobile devices, and on the go.
Applications are now open for the National Association of Counties (NACo) 2020 Achievement Awards! The Achievement Awards Program is a non-competitive awards program that seeks to recognize innovative county government programs. One outstanding program from each category will be selected as the “Best of Category.”
We’ve rebranded the workers’ compensation claims unit and are now the Injury Assistance Team. The goal of rebranding is to set ourselves apart from the standard workers’ compensation adjuster. Our focus is to assist the injured employee in returning to health and work activities. Brochures on the focus of the program & get well cards will be sent to the injured employee after a claim is filed. We will work with the employee, member county, healthcare professionals in assisting the employee back to normal activities.
Do you want your County to experience lower absenteeism, a happier workforce, and lower staff turnover? The first step to reaching these goals is to develop a thriving safety culture in your company that makes your employees feel safe and valued. But what if you already have a safety plan? Here’s how to reinforce your plan to build a strong safety culture that will benefit your County for years to come.
Lewis & Clark County is seeking a Planner I. Under general supervision of the Director of Community Development and Planning, this position performs a variety of professional planning duties relative to land-use and development, floodplain permitting, grants, and special districts.
Keith L. Benson (age 89) passed away in Helena on November 8, 2019. He was born to Ed and Cora Benson near Hogeland on September 1, 1930 – the youngest of ten children. When Keith was seven, his family moved to Harlem where he grew up and graduated from Harlem High School in 1949. He attended Northern Montana college for a time. After serving in the Air Force during the Korean War, he returned to Harlem where he married Genevieve Schmitt. The couple raised three children and developed many lasting friendships during their 62 years together in Harlem. They moved to Helena in November 2018 because of health reasons, and to be closer to family.