County News

June 7, 2019 in Employment Opportunities

Lewis & Clark County is Seeking Legal Secretary II

Lewis & Clark County is seeking a legal secretary. Under general supervision of the County Attorney, this position provides legal secretarial and clerical support services to assist county attorneys and…
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June 5, 2019 in County News

Local Government Services May 2019 Newsletter

This is the second newsletter from the State Local Government Services (previous Local Government Services Bureau). This issue contains information on local government financial reporting including a legislative update on…
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June 4, 2019 in Employment Opportunities, State News

MT Department of Commerce Seeking Chief Legal Counsel

The Montana Department of Commerce in Helena, Montana, is seeking an individual for Chief Legal Counsel to apply leadership skills in a dynamic and rewarding job, while providing legal advice and direction to the Director…
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June 1, 2019 in County News, NACo

NACo High Performance Leadership Academy

County officials are encouraged to participate in the NACo High Performance Leadership Academy (HPLA). The curriculum is delivered by successful leaders from a number of different sectors including some of…
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May 30, 2019 in Obituaries

Joe A. DeLong

Lifetime Flathead Valley resident, Joe Arlee DeLong, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019.  He was 89 years old. Joe was born on July 13, 1929, to Milton A. and…
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May 21, 2019 in County News

Western Region Day at the White House

This summer the White House will be arranging a regional event for Montana, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Alaska. This year's event is intended for newly elected…
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May 20, 2019 in County News

Growth Policies: The Most Misunderstood Land Use Planning Tool

The most misunderstood land use planning tool in Montana is the Growth Policy which is authorized by Title 76, Chapter 1, Part 6, MCA.  This article goes over the most…
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May 16, 2019 in County News

Supplemental Payment: FFY 2018 Federal Forest Reserve Payments to Counties

The Montana Department of Administration distributed Supplemental Federal Forest Reserve funds to the counties totaling $878,966.60 on Monday May 13, 2019.  These additional payments represent the sequestration of 6.2% that…
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May 8, 2019 in Grants

911 Grants Awarded

The Montana Department of Administration's Public Safety Communications Bureau has released this year's list of grant awards (award letters will be coming soon). The new annual 9-1-1 Grant Program is…
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April 29, 2019 in Grants

Stakeholder Announcement: USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Offset High Energy Costs in Rural Areas

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced that USDA is seeking applications for grants to offset high energy costs in rural areas.
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April 26, 2019 in County News

FY 2020 & FY 2021 County Attorney Salary Projections (State Share)

The Montana Department of Justice has prepared a spreadsheet with the projected quarterly county attorney salary amounts for each county for the 2021 Biennium. Pursuant to the provisions of Section…
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April 24, 2019 in Local Government Services

FY 2020 Inflation Factor for Mill Levy Calculation

The inflation factor for FY 2020 is 1.02%.  Per 15-10-420, MCA, “a governmental entity that is authorized to impose mills may impose a mill levy sufficient to generate the amount of…
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April 22, 2019 in Employment Opportunities

Richland County Seeking Deputy Sheriff

The Richland County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of one full time Deputy Sheriff. Applications and resumes will be accepted until position is filled. 
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April 17, 2019 in Grants

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $1.5 Billion in BUILD Transportation Grants to Revitalize Infrastructure Nationwide

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding to 91 projects in 49 states and the District of Columbia. The grants are…
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April 16, 2019 in County News

FFY 2018 Federal Forest Reserve Payments Released

In accordance with the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) Act, P.L. 115-141 reauthorized March 23, 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service processed payments to states the week of April…
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