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The 2018 Montana Association of Counties Directory of County Officials is available to order at a cost of just $15.00.  You can order your directory online and pay with a credit card or fill out an order form and send it to us along with a check.

MACo's annual directory contains more detailed information on county officials than is available on this website.

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2015 New Year's "Resolutions"

Posted Date: 
December 1, 2014
Contact: 
Harold Blattie, Executive Director & Sheryl Wood, Associate Director, Shantil Siaperas, Legislative Analyst & Communications Specialist

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 is a good time to adopt policies and set guidelines for the year.

CLOSED - Request for Proposals: Coordinator of Jail Standards

Posted Date: 
July 11, 2014
Contact: 
Jim Muskovich, MACo JPA/JPIA Loss Control Specialist

This RFP is Closed.

The Montana Association of Counties is requesting proposals from qualified entities or individuals coordinate activities associated with the Montana Jail Standards in an advisory function. Compensation for the position will be commensurate with the proposer’s qualifications, experience, and education.

2014 New Year's "Resolutions"

Posted Date: 
December 1, 2013
Contact: 
Harold Blattie, Executive Director & Sheryl Wood, Associate Director, Shantil Siaperas, Legislative Analyst & Communications Specialist

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 is a good time to adopt policies and set guidelines for the year.

ANNOUNCEMENT: MACo 2015 Annual Conference Location

Posted Date: 
November 7, 2013
Contact: 
Karen Houston, Meeting Planner, Montana Association of Counties

As a result of the recommendation made by the MACo Conference Planning Committee to the Executive Committee, the MACo 2015 Annual Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn in Missoula.

2013 New Year's "Resolutions"

Posted Date: 
December 1, 2012
Contact: 
Harold Blattie, Executive Director & Sheryl Wood, Associate Director

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 is a good time to adopt policies and set guidelines for the year.

MACo JPIA Request for Proposal

Posted Date: 
November 8, 2012
Contact: 
Greg Jackson, MACo JPA/JPIA Trust Administrator

Montana Association of Counties Joint Powers Insurance Authority requests that your company make a proposal for your services to create a Position Description Writing Manual and Model Position Descriptions. Click the link below to access the proposal request that will outline the project goals and detail the format in which you should submit your proposal. Please read the timeline carefully. In order for your proposal to be considered, your proposal must meet our deadlines included in the timeline under Section 2.02.

Download the Request for Proposal Here

CLOSED - MACo Seeking Member Defense Counsel

Posted Date: 
October 15, 2012
Contact: 
Harold Blattie, Executive Director, Montana Association of Counties

Vacancy Announcement  |  Position Description  |  Application

This Vacancy is Closed.

The Montana Association of Counties is accepting applications for a position as Member Defense Counsel.  Successful candidates will serve as Defense Counsel for the Association Member Defense Services.

MACo's Adopted Resolutions for 2012-2013

Posted Date: 
October 1, 2012

MACo's 103rd Annual Conference wrapped up its business session on September 26 in Great Falls, Montana.  During this session the membership adopted several resolutions for 2012-2013 that would aid MACo in setting its legislative priorities for the upcoming session.  Click the link below to access these resolutions.

Click Here to Access MACo's Resolutions

Updated Secure Rural Schools Act FAQs Title I & Title III

Posted Date: 
September 4, 2012
Contact: 
Rick Alexander, Secure Rural Schools Act, National Program Manager

The links contained in this posting contain very valuable information, in particular the allowable uses of Title III County funds.  MACo encourages Commissioners, Clerks, and Sheriffs to read the information on through these links thoroughly to assure your county is in compliance with allowed uses and are following the appropriate processes required.