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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.

MACo Budget Session Workshop: Option 3

Posted Date: 
August 20, 2012

Agenda  |  Registration

The Montana Association of Counties is presenting a third option to the County Budgeting Workshop, available in Helena at the MACo Office on September 5th. To register for this workshop, please click the link above.

MACo Budget Session Workshop: Option 2

Posted Date: 
August 2, 2012

Agenda  |  Registration

The Montana Association of Counties will be presenting a second option to the County Budgeting Workshop, available in Miles City on August 21st at the Guest House Inn. To register for this workshop, please click the link above.

MACo Announces Two August Workshops

Posted Date: 
July 30, 2012

Road Law Agenda  |  Budget Agenda  |  2nd Option Budget Agenda    Registration

The Montana Association of Counties will be presenting two workshops next week:  County Road Law (August 7th) and County Budgeting (August 8th and 9th). To register for one or both of these workshops, please click the link above.

IMPORTANT ADDITION:  We have just added a second option for the budget workshop, which will be available on August 21st in Miles City at the Guest House Inn.  To register for this workshop, please click on the registration link above.

CLOSED - MACo Seeking JPIA Personnel Services Administrator

Posted Date: 
June 20, 2012
Contact: 
Harold Blattie, Executive Director, Montana Association of Counties

Vacancy Announcement  |  Position Description  |  Application

This Vacancy Announcement is Closed.

The Montana Association of Counties is seeking a full-time Personnel Services Administrator to provide services to the Joint Powers Insurance Authority (MACo JPIA) Property and Casualty Pool.

MACo Endorses the NACo Prescription Discount Card Program

Posted Date: 
May 26, 2012
Contact: 
Shantil Siaperas, Montana Association of Counties

The Montana Association of Counties now officially endorses the NACo Prescription Discount Card Program, which is one of the largest discount programs in the country serving county residents.

NACo Rx Discount Card Program Changes

Posted Date: 
April 2, 2012
Contact: 
Shantil Siaperas, Montana Association of Counties

New Agreement  |  Additional Info.

The National Association of Counties Board of Directors recently approved a new agreement with Caremark for the NACo Prescription Drug Discount Card Program.  Under the new agreement, a county can choose either the traditional model or the new revenue sharing model.  Under both programs, cards are distributed in each county and can be used by residents to receive a discount on prescriptions that are not covered by insurance, including pet medications.  

County Leadership Institute Applications

Posted Date: 
January 17, 2012
Contact: 
Harold Blattie, Executive Director, Montana Association of Counties

CLI FAQs  |  CLI Nomination Form

The National Association of Counties is accepting nominations for the 2012 County Leadership Institute until Feb 15th.  If any Montana Commissioners are interested in attending, please contact Harold Blattie, MACo Executive Director, no later than Feb 10th. 

CLOSED - MACo Health Care Trust Administrator Vacancy

Posted Date: 
January 12, 2012
Contact: 
Harold Blattie, Executive Director, Montana Association of Counties

Vacancy Announcement  |  Position Description  |  Application

This Vacancy Announcement is Closed.

The Montana Association of Counties is seeking a full-time Administrator for its Health Care Trust (MACoHCT). This position oversees the day to day operations of the MACo Health Care Trust, as well as performs and directs the marketing, financial, supervisory, and administrative duties for the Trust.