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MACo Workshops: Personnel Issues, Budgets, Opencuts, Roads & Health Care Reform

- Posted on June 18, 2015

MACo Conference Room
2715 Skyway Drive
Start Date
July 27, 2015
End Date
July 31, 2015
July 27-31, 2015
3 years 8 weeks ago

Registration | Draft Agenda

The Montana Association of Counties (MACo) will be holding a series of workshops from July 27 through July 31, 2015.  The workshop topics include personnel issues, budgets, opencuts, roads, and health care reform.

Costs Vary Based on Workshops Chosen During Registration:

  • Monday, July 27, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., $25:  Open Cut Mining
  • Tuesday, July 28, 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m., $50:  County Road Law
  • Wednesday, July 29, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., $50:  Building the County Budget
    • 3 p.m.-5 p.m. (Cost included with the above workshop): Affordable Care Act (ACA) Employer Responsibilities
  • Thursday, July 30, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., $60:  County Commissioner Office Administration
    • 1 p.m.-5 p.m. (Cost included with the above workshop): Personnel
  • Friday, July 31, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.:  Personnel (Continued)

The personnel Workshop includes the following topics:

  • How to set an Agenda
  • What goes on a Consent Agenda
  • Open and Closed meetings
  • Public meeting notices – when and where
  • The Commissioners daily mail – processing and distribution
  • How to deal with the media and requests for public information
  • How to deal with the public and
  • How to deal with Elected Officials and Department Head requests/demands
  • Minutes – open and closed meeting (new HB 334 requirement)
  • Resolutions – what and when needed
  • Calendars/Scheduling
  • Board Appointments
  • Processing Purchase Requests/Commissioner Travel Claims
  • Phone Etiquette
  • Legislative Session Requests/Tracking of Bills

Sleeping rooms have been blocked at the Comfort Suites Under MACo’s Name for $89 plus tax.  When making a room reservation, be sure to refer to the MACo room block. The phone number to the Comfort Suites is (406) 495-0505.

Main Contact Secondary Contact

Karen Houston
Phone: 406-449-4360

Sara McGowan
Phone: 406-449-4360


Workshops' Location: MACo Conference Room (click here to get directions)

2715 Skyway Drive, Helena, MT, (406) 449-4360


Map to Comfort Suites (click here to get directions)

3180 N. Washington St., Helena, MT, (406) 495-0505


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