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June 2018

MACo News: Volume 47, No. 6

IN THIS ISSUE: Read a few words from MACo's President, Lake County Commissioner, Bill Barron; check out the partying thoughts from our General Counsel, Brian Hopkins, as he announces his retirement from MACo; peruse the dates for the upcoming budget and fiscal year-end workshops being offered through DOA's Local Government Services Bureau; be "in the know" about what is occurring on the national level with news from NACo, and more!

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May 2018

MACo News: Volume 47, No. 5

IN THIS ISSUE: Read a few words from MACo's new Executive Director, Eric Bryson; check out who Congressman Gianforte announced to receive the Spirit of Montana Award; review an article about MACo's Workers’ Compensation Trust winning third place in a national competition; read an update from MACo's General Counsel, Brian Hopkins, regarding political activities in the workplace; be "in the know" about what is occurring on the national level with news from NACo, and more!

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April 2018

MACo News: Volume 47, No. 4

IN THIS ISSUE: Read some final words of wisdom from MACo's soon-to-retire Executive Director, Harold Blattie; check out the 2017 Consumer Price Index (CPI); review various NACo Steering Committee reports from MACo members who attended the recent legislative conference in Washington, DC; get a legislative update from MACo's General Counsel, Brian Hopkins; be "in the know" about what is occurring on the national level with news from NACo, and more!

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March 2018

MACo News: Volume 47, No. 3

IN THIS ISSUE: Read about the recipients of the 2018 Risk Management Safety Awards and the Rickey Mart Memorial Agent Appreciation Award; review Sanders County's path to success in shifting toward a safety-based culture; learn more about Gallatin, Broadwater, and Jefferson counties collaborating on bridge replacement; find out what the effective hearing conservation program elements are; read about "Ordinance or Law" insurance coverage; be "in the know" about what is occurring on the national level with news from NACo, and more!

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February 2018

MACo News: Volume 47, No. 2

IN THIS ISSUE: Read some comments from MACo President, Lake County Commissioner, Bill Barron; review the draft agenda for MACo's upcoming Midwinter Conference; learn more about slips, falls, and MVAs involving ice and snow in an article by Wendy Sesselman from the MACo Workers' Compensation Trust; read a General Counsel Update regarding a supervisor's new year's resolution (part 2), written by MACo Associate General Counsel, McKenzie McCarthy; be "in the know" about what is occurring on the national level with news from NACo, and more!

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January 2018

MACo News: Volume 47, No. 1

IN THIS ISSUE: Read about MACo's Deputy Director, Eric Bryson, being selected as the new Executive Director (effective upon the retirement of current Executive Director, Harold Blattie, April 30, 2018); review the 2018 MACo Committee member assignments; learn more about the Montana Public Service Commission (PSC) extending the life of the 406 area code; read a General Counsel Update regarding a supervisor's new year's resolution, written by MACo Associate General Counsel, McKenzie McCarthy; get information on the histroy of the Secure Rural Schools and Communities Act (SRS); be "in the know" about what is occurring on the national level with news from NACo, and more!

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December 2017

MACo News: Volume 46, No. 12

IN THIS ISSUE: Read about MACo's Trust Operations Director, Jerry Spears, being elected to the AGRiP Board of Directors; review the 2018 New Year's Resolutions & Reminders; learn more about shopping safely online; meet the new member of the MACo family, Cathy Watson, Legal Assistant for our Member Defense Services; get information on compliance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); be "in the know" about what is occurring on the national level with news from NACo, and more!

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November 2017

MACo News: Volume 46, No. 11

IN THIS ISSUE: Read an article regarding the importance of MACo's WCT and PCT aggregate loss data, by MACo's Trust Operations Director, Jerry Spears; get an exempt wells update from the MACo PCT Land Use Attorney, Tara DePuy; learn more about FLSA in a Q and A from MACo General Counsel, Brian Hopkins, and MACo Associate General Counsel, McKenzie McCarthy; get information on the criteria to establish compensability of a work-related injury from MACo's Workers' Compensation Claims Supervisor, Wendy Sesselman; meet David Fradette, MACo's new Senior Public Safety Loss Control Specialist; be "in the know" about what is occurring on the national level with news from NACo, and more!

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October 2017

MACo News: Volume 46, No. 10

IN THIS ISSUE: Read letter from MACo's new President, Bill Barron, Lake County Commissioner; see pictures form MACo's recent 108th Annual Conference; learn more about MACo Executive Director, Harold Blattie, announcing his retirement; get information on how to get an appointment to a MACo Committee; review important information about wildfires; be "in the know" about what is occurring on the national level with news from NACo, and more!

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September 2017

MACo News: Volume 46, No. 9

IN THIS ISSUE: Read a farewell letter from MACo President, Todd Devlin, Prairie County Commissioner; check out the agenda for MACo's upcoming 108th Annual Conference; learn more about MACo 2nd Vice President Candidate, Shane Gorder, Richland County Commissioner; review the Delegate Assembly Rules for the upcoming conference as well as the process for late, urgent, or extraordinary resolutions; read reports from NACo's recent Annual Conference; read an article from MACo Associate General Counsel, McKenzie McCarthy, regarding an update to the "hammer clause" process; be "in the know" about what is occurring on the national level with news from NACo, and more!

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