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MACo JPIA Webinar Training

Venue/Location
Access information located below.
Start Date
March 14, 2012
End Date
March 14, 2012
March 14, 2012
5 years 39 weeks ago

Event Time 1:  10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Event Time 2:  1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Please RSVP HereHandout 1  |  Handout 2

Please email your RSVP to emcewen@mtcounties.org so that we may plan accordingly.

MACo is holding two Webinar Trainings: one at 10:00 am and one at 1:00 pm.  Please let us know if you want to change your time from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.   We are encouraging the counties to participate as a group, as opposed to having 3- 5  people calling in per county.  If you are not going to have a designated person calling in for your group, please let us know how many  employees will be calling in per county.  We are limited to only 20 call people calling in per session.

Conference Call Access Information - 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A ShoreTel conference call has been created for the 10 a.m. conference call:

Use the following to join the call:
Call:  (800) 723-5289 x8
and enter the Participant code below followed by # key.
Participant code: 2137780

Click the link below:
Participant: https://bridge.greenupit.com/conference/2137780

You will be prompted to enter your name, please enter your County Name.

Conference Call Access Information - 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

A ShoreTel conference call has been created for this conference.

Use either of the following to join the call:
Call:  (800) 723-5289 x8 (Local dial in)
and enter the Participant  code below followed by # key.
Participant code: 7829925

Click the link below:
Participant: https://bridge.greenupit.com/conference/7829925

You will be prompted to enter your name, please enter your County Name.

Reasonable Suspicion Drug Testing

For Drug Testing based on reasonable suspicion, two supervisors must state the criteria are met. The law requires supervisors must have 2 hours of training every two years. It is highly recommended that County supervisors have employees with CDL’s attend this training.

Presenter Michele Puiggari, Attorney at Law

Michele Puiggari is the founder and owner of Puiggari and Associates Consulting Services in Missoula. Ms Puiggari is an attorney licensed in New Mexico, D.C. and Pennsylvania.  After receiving her J.D. degree, she started her own successful employment law practice, where she represented both employees and employers.  In addition to litigating employment issues, she provided basic HR legal consulting services, employment training for managers and employees, review and revision of employment policies and procedures, and employment investigation services.    Now in Montana, Puiggari and Associates Consulting Services  offers HR consulting services to businesses located in the Northwest, including Montana, Idaho, Washington and Oregon, focusing on employment policy development, employment training, and resolving work place discrimination complaints, including employment investigations.

NOTE: Member Counties that attend will be eligible for Loss Control Credits. If you have questions, please call Emelia McEwen (406 449-4370) or email emcewen@mtcounties.org.

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MACo JPIA Webinar Training

Venue/Location
Please look to the left for access info.
Start Date
February 22, 2012
End Date
February 22, 2012
February 22, 2012
5 years 42 weeks ago

Please RSVP Here  |  HandoutHandout 2

Please email your RSVP to emcewen@mtcounties.org so that we may plan accordingly.

Access Information

A ShoreTel conference call has been created for this conference.

Use the following to join the call
Call:  (800) 723-5289 x8
and enter the Participant code below followed by # key.
Participant code: 6503815

Please click the link below:
Participant: https://bridge.greenupit.com/conference/6503815

You will be prompted to enter your name.  Please enter your County Name

Reasonable Suspicion Drug Testing

For Drug Testing based on reasonable suspicion, two supervisors must state the criteria are met. The law requires supervisors must have 2 hours of training every two years. It is highly recommended that County supervisors have employees with CDL’s attend this training.

Presenter Michele Puiggari, Attorney at Law

Michele Puiggari is the founder and owner of Puiggari and Associates Consulting Services in Missoula. Ms Puiggari is an attorney licensed in New Mexico, D.C. and Pennsylvania.  After receiving her J.D. degree, she started her own successful employment law practice, where she represented both employees and employers.  In addition to litigating employment issues, she provided basic HR legal consulting services, employment training for managers and employees, review and revision of employment policies and procedures, and employment investigation services.    Now in Montana, Puiggari and Associates Consulting Services  offers HR consulting services to businesses located in the Northwest, including Montana, Idaho, Washington and Oregon, focusing on employment policy development, employment training, and resolving work place discrimination complaints, including employment investigations.

NOTE: Member Counties that attend will be eligible for Loss Control Credits. If you have questions, please call Emelia McEwen (406 449-4370) or email emcewen@mtcounties.org.

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MACo Board of Directors Meeting

Venue/Location
MACo Office
2715 Skyway Drive
Helena, MT
Start Date
December 05, 2011
End Date
December 05, 2011
December 5, 2011
6 years 1 week ago

Agenda

The MACo Board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 5 at the MACo Office.

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2012 MACo Midwinter Conference

Venue/Location
Billings Hotel & Convention Center
1223 Mullowney Lane
Billings, MT 59101-6391
(406) 248-7151
Start Date
February 13, 2012
End Date
February 16, 2012
February 13-16, 2012
5 years 43 weeks ago

Agenda  |  Map

The MACo Midwinter Conference will be held at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center, 1223 Mullowney Lane, Billings, telephone # (800) 537-7286, from Monday, February 13, 2012 through Thursday, February 16, 2012. Rooms have been blocked at the hotel.  Please refer to the MACo room block when making reservations.  The rate is $77 plus tax. The cut-off date for reservations is Sunday, January 29, 2012.

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MACo Elected Officials Training

Venue/Location
MACo Conference Room
2715 Skyway Drive
Helena
Start Date
December 05, 2011
End Date
December 08, 2011
December 5-8, 2011

Registration  |  Draft Agenda

MACo's Elected Officials Training starts on December 5th with registration opening at 3:00 p.m. at the Red Lion Colonial and a dinner follows at 6:00 p.m.  The training will take place December 6-8 in the MACo conference room.

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MACo HCT Meeting - Allegiance Office

Venue/Location
Allegiance Office
Missoula, MT
Start Date
November 03, 2011
End Date
November 03, 2011
November 3, 2011
6 years 6 weeks ago

The MACo Health Care Trust will be meeting on November 3 at the Allegiance Office in Missoula, Montana.

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2011 MACo JPIA, JPA, & HCT Trustees Retreat

Venue/Location
Grouse Mountain Lodge
Whitefish, MT
Start Date
November 01, 2011
End Date
November 02, 2011
November 1-2, 2011
6 years 6 weeks ago

Trustees, please let Karen Houston, 406-449-4360, know as soon as possible what nights you will need room reservations and also if you will be attending the dinner on Monday evening.  The cut-off date for room reservations is Friday, October 14, 2011.

  • Dinner:  Monday, October 31, 2011
  • JPIA:  Tuesday, November 1, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
  • JPA:  Tuesday, November 1, 2011 from 1:00-5:00 p.m.
  • JPIA, JPA, HCT:  Wednesday, November 2, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Cooperate, Coordinate, Collaborate, Confused??? A Workshop on Working with Federal Agencies

Venue/Location
Billings Hotel & Convention Center
1223 Mullowney Lane
Billings, MT 59101
(P)406-248-7151
Start Date
September 14, 2011
End Date
September 14, 2011
September 14, 2011
6 years 13 weeks ago

Registration | Agenda & Additional Info

With the introduction of SB 117 in the 2011 Legislative Session, many questions about local government's interaction with federal agency decision-making processes surfaced - with few being answered.  This workshop will bring together a panel of presenters that will discuss various federal land use and planning laws and how local governments can best engage federal agencies in decision-making.

There will be a $15 registration fee to cover lunch.  If you plan to attend the workshop but not have lunch, please register as a “Name Tag Only” attendee.

That will give us a count for handouts.  Please register for this workshop no later than this Friday, September 9th.  We have to provide a meal count to the hotel Monday morning.

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102nd Annual Conference

Venue/Location
GranTree Inn
1325 N 7th Avenue
Bozeman, MT
59715-2511
Start Date
September 25, 2011
End Date
September 29, 2011
September 25-29, 2011
6 years 11 weeks ago

Agenda | Registration | Floor Plan
Booth Registration | Sponsor an Event

Notice:  The golf tournament on Sunday, September 25th has been canceled due to a lack of interest.

It's that time of year again; the MACo Annual Conference is right around the corner! This year the conference is being held at the Best Western GranTree Inn in Bozeman. Use the links above to register online,  download the draft agenda, or view the Best Western GranTree floor plan for booth spaces.

A booth space for the conference is $500.  You can reserve your 2011 Annual Conference and 2012 Midwinter Conference booth spaces now for $750, which is a discount of $100 for both spaces.

NOTE: There are no more rooms available at the GranTree Inn for the entire stay of the conference. There are some single nights available.  However, there are still plenty of rooms available at the Holiday Inn which is located across the parking lot of the GranTree Inn.  The telephone number is 406-587-4561. Be sure when you are calling to make your room reservation that you refer to the "MACo room block" in order to get the state rate ($80 plus tax for a single and $86 plus tax for a double).

If you have any questions, please contact Karen Houston at 406-449-4360 or email her here.

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