Association News

October 16, 2019 in Association News

Congratulations to Shane Gorder, Richland County Commissioner & MACo’s New President

I would like to say thank you for allowing me to continue in this organization as the Montana Association of Counties (MACo) President.  It truly is an honor and I…
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October 6, 2019 in Employment Opportunities

Cascade County Seeking Registered Sanitarian

Cascade County is seeking a Registered Sanitarian. This position spends approximately 75% of their time performing routine and follow-up inspect-ions of licensed establishments, provides information and education to establishment operators,…
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October 2, 2019 in Association News

MACo PCT Request for Proposals: Property Appraisal Services

The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to solicit offers from qualified vendors to provide property appraisal services for the Montana Association of Counties Property & Casualty Trust…
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October 1, 2019 in Association News

2019 Directory of County Officials is on Sale

The 2019 Montana Association of Counties Directory of County Officials is on sale, down from $15.00 to $8.00. 
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September 30, 2019 in Safety Corner

Safety Corner: County Safety Culture

Is a bad safety culture bringing your County down and leading to increased accidents? Here’s how to tell if your County has a bad safety culture, and what you can…
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September 4, 2019 in Association News

MACo President, Commissioner Jim Hart, Bids Farewell

WOW! The last 3 years as 2nd Vice President, 1st Vice President, and President have been such an amazing experience. I say both “Farewell!” and “Thank You!” for my time…
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September 3, 2019 in Association News

MACo 2nd Vice President Candidate: Commissioner Ross Butcher, Fergus County

MACo is a very valuable tool to us, as elected local leaders, to provide support and the resources necessary to help carry out our duties and responsibilities. Should I be…
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September 3, 2019 in Association News

MACo 2nd Vice President Candidate: Commissioner Jason Strouf, Custer County

I would be honored to be a part of the team representing the membership of MACo. I will listen to your opinions, suggestions, and comments, and you will be able…
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September 3, 2019 in Association News

MACo 2nd Vice President Candidate: Commissioner Roman Zylawy, Mineral County

I want our smaller voice at the county level to be heard and acknowledged by larger government entities while the discussion is happening and before the decisions are made. The…
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September 2, 2019 in Association News

Delegate Assembly Rules & Process for Late, Urgent, or Extraordinary Resolutions

Any resolution or bylaw change from a member district or county not submitted at the District meeting must be submitted to the Resolutions Committee no later than the Sunday before…
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August 30, 2019 in Safety Corner

2019 Recipients of the Governor’s Safety Achievement Awards

Congratulations to Dawson County, the 2019 recipient of the Governor’s Safety Achievement Award, as well as to Adam Carlson and Musselshell County, the recipient of the 2019 Governor’s Safety Achievement…
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August 1, 2019 in Association News

MACo Welcomes Alissa Beattie

Alissa Beattie joined MACo's Health Care Trust as Special Projects Coordinator on July 15th.  She has 18 years of cumulative health care experience, working in provider offices, hospital administration, and…
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August 1, 2019 in Safety Corner

Rattlesnake Safety: Tips to Prevent Snake Bites

The chances of being bitten by a rattlesnake in Montana are less than being struck by lightning.  Nevertheless, people traveling in snake country should be aware of the potential danger.
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June 13, 2019 in Association News

FY 2020 Regular Gas Tax Allocations

The county and city 2020 fuel tax allocations have been compiled and provided by the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT).  The document provided shows each county’s and city’s gas tax…
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June 7, 2019 in Safety Corner

Lesson Learned: Ladder Safety Training is an Effective way to Prevent needless Accidents

Ladder safety training is an effective way to prevent needless accidents, yet many workers are not receiving the necessary training. If any employees use ladders, Counties should make training for…
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