Association News

November 27, 2019 in Employment Opportunities

MACo Seeking HCT Member Services Specialist/Office Coordinator

The Montana Association of Counties (MACo) is seeking a Member Services Specialist/Office Coordinator for its Health Care Trust. The primary focus of this position is to perform a variety of…
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November 20, 2019 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 the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Good Friday, or any other day not specified as…
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November 14, 2019 in Association News

Announcement! There’s Been a Name Change!

We’ve rebranded the workers’ compensation claims unit and are now the Injury Assistance Team. The goal of rebranding is to set ourselves apart from the standard workers’ compensation adjuster. Our…
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November 13, 2019 in Safety Corner

Safety Corner: Top 10 Ways to Build A Great Safety Culture

Do you want your County to experience lower absenteeism, a happier workforce, and lower staff turnover? The first step to reaching these goals is to develop a thriving safety culture…
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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 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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