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February 16, 2019 in Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 7

Volume 25, Issue 7 We've completed the sixth week of the 66th Legislative Session; week seven here we come! To help keep you apprised of what’s happening on the hill,…
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February 9, 2019 in Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 6

Volume 25, Issue 6 We've completed the fifth week of the 66th Legislative Session; week six here we come! To help keep you apprised of what’s happening on the hill,…
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February 2, 2019 in Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 5

Volume 25, Issue 5 We've completed the fourth week of the 66th Legislative Session; week five here we come! To help keep you apprised of what’s happening on the hill,…
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January 30, 2019 in Safety Corner

Safety Corner: Basic Ladder Safety

Ladders are tools. Many of the basic safety rules that apply to most tools also apply to the safe use of a ladder. Read more about these rules here.
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January 25, 2019 in Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 4

Volume 25, Issue 4 We've completed the third week of the 66th Legislative Session; week four here we come! To help keep you apprised of what’s happening on the hill,…
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January 22, 2019 in Obituaries

Brendan Joseph Murphy

July 22, 1937 - January 21, 2019 Brendan Joseph Murphy, 81, of Winnett, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, after a courageous battle with an extended illness. Brendan was born…
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January 22, 2019 in Local Government Services

Local Government Services January 2019 Newsletter

This is the first newsletter from the State Local Government Services (previous Local Government Services Bureau). This newsletter contains information on new management who will be working with counties after…
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January 19, 2019 in Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 3

Volume 25, Issue 3 We've completed the second week of the 66th Legislative Session and week three is just around the corner . . . To help keep you apprised…
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January 18, 2019 in Grants

The Montana State Library is Now Accepting FY 2020 Montana Land Information Act Grant Applications

Closes February 15, 2019 5:00 p.m. MST The MLIA Grant Application for State Fiscal Year 2020 is now available. In accordance with the Montana Land Information Act (MLIA), the Montana State Library administers…
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January 17, 2019 in Employment Opportunities

Lewis & Clark County Seeking Deputy County Attorney

This employment posting is no longer open. Lewis and Clark County, population 67,000, is currently seeking a Deputy County Attorney.  Under the general direction of the County Attorney, this position…
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January 13, 2019 in Employment Opportunities

Lewis & Clark County Seeking Special Districts Program Coordinator

Lewis and Clark County, population 67,000, is currently seeking a Special Districts Program Coordinator. Under general supervision of the Public Works Director, coordinates and manages the creation of and amendments…
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January 12, 2019 in Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 2

Volume 25, Issue 2 The first week of the 66th Legislative Session has concluded, and we're headed into week 2! To help keep you apprised of what’s happening on the…
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January 9, 2019 in Employment Opportunities

Sanders County Seeking Deputy County Attorney

Sanders County is currently seeking a Deputy County Attorney.  This position performs legal duties for the County Attorney of a criminal nature and civil nature. Position:  Deputy County Attorney; Full-Time…
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January 5, 2019 in Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 1

Volume 25, Issue 1 With the holiday season freshly behind us, it' now time to jump into the legislative season (session)!   The 66th Legislative Session kicks off Monday, January 7th at…
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December 29, 2018 in Association News

MACo Launches New Website

The Montana Association of Counties has built a new website, which we think is more user-friendly, responsive across all devices and browsers, and just plain good-looking as well. Please take…
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December 29, 2018 in Association News

Robert’s Rules of Order: Ten Myths about Parliamentary Procedure

Thousands of meetings occur every day, many claiming to follow Robert’s Rules of Order when transacting business. How is it we know so little about this book that’s so essential…
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December 29, 2018 in Association News

2019 MACo Committee Members Appointed

Annually, the MACo President appoints committee members based on interest of the membership.  President Jim Hart, Madison County Commissioner, along with the assistance of the MACo Executive Committee and others,…
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December 27, 2018 in Association News

Pre-order your Directory of County Officials

The 2019 Montana Association of Counties Directory of County Officials is available for pre-order at a cost of just $15.00.  There are significant changes and updates in this edition.  You can…
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December 24, 2018 in Obituaries

Theodore Hirsch

December 17, 1921 - December 24, 2018 On Christmas Eve, December 24, 2018, Theodore Herbert “Ted” Hirsch joined his beloved wife, Ruthie, in heaven. Christmas Eve was their most joyful…
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December 21, 2018 in Safety Corner

Safety Corner: New Year’s Tips

Over 42,480 American workers missed at least one day of work due to ice, sleet, or snow-related injuries in a single year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Safety…
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December 19, 2018 in Employment Opportunities

MACo HCT Seeking Member Services Coordinator

Back to Employment Opportunities This employment posting is no longer open. The Montana Association of Counties (MACo) is seeking a Member Services Coordinator for its Health Care Trust (HCT). The…
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December 18, 2018 in Obituaries

Jane Marie Stene

February 7, 1954 - December 18, 2018 The plans to retire on January 1st and spend the next years enjoying watching the grandkids grow had to be abandoned. When the…
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December 17, 2018 in Employment Opportunities

Custer County Seeking Fiscal Officer

Custer County is currently recruiting for the position of Fiscal Officer.  This position performs duties in the preparation and maintenance of accounting records; coordination and preparation of the annual budget;…
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December 14, 2018 in Grants

Reclamation and Development Grants Program Planning Grants – Call for Applications

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) Reclamation and Development Grants Program (RDGP) is accepting grant applications to fund planning and assessment for natural resource projects. Proposed projects…
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December 11, 2018 in Employment Opportunities

Valley County Seeking Undersheriff

Valley County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Undersheriff. Lateral transfers for officers having achieved the Montana Intermediate or Advanced Certification. Five or more years of…
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December 11, 2018 in Employment Opportunities

Carbon County Seeking Sanitarian Director

Carbon County is currently seeking a full-time Sanitarian Director.  This position is responsible for public health inspections of restaurants, hotels, motels, trailer courts, campgrounds, daycare centers, food service establishments, public…
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December 4, 2018 in Grants

County Election Security Grant

The Montana Secretary of State's Office is pleased to offer an election security sub-grant program that was appropriated in 2018 from the federal government: The 2018 HAVA Election Security Funds…
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November 30, 2018 in Association News

2019 New Year’s “Resolutions” & Reminders

It’s time once again for the Annual New Year’s Resolutions reminders! This is to remind you of certain duties and requirements for Commissioners. The first Commission meeting of the year…
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November 16, 2018 in Association News

Closing County Offices/Courthouses on Non-legal Holidays

We frequently get asked whether or not County Courthouses and County offices may be closed on Christmas Eve, Good Friday, or any other day not specified as a holiday.  For…
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August 31, 2018 in Employment Opportunities

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

Back to Employment Opportunities This employment posting is no longer open. The Montana Association of Counties (MACo) is seeking a Sr. Public Safety Loss Control Specialist for its property and…
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