March 12th: MACo Provides Legislative Updates & Talks About the American Rescue Plan (ARP)

By | Association News, Coronavirus, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

On March 12th, MACo and the MSU Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with a venue and opportunity to share and learn from the situations and best practices in their communities around the state as well as receive pertinent updates during this unprecedented time.

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February 5th: MACo Provides Legislative Updates About Weeks 4 & 5 of the 67th Legislative Session

By | Association News, Coronavirus, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

On February 5th, MACo and the MSU Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with a venue and opportunity to share and learn from the situations and best practices in their communities around the state as well as receive pertinent updates during this unprecedented time.

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January 22nd: MACo Provides Legislative Updates About Weeks 2 & 3 of the 67th Legislative Session

By | Association News, Coronavirus, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

On January 22nd, MACo and the MSU Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with a venue and opportunity to share and learn from the situations and best practices in their communities around the state as well as receive pertinent updates during this unprecedented time.

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January 8th: MACo Provides Legislative Updates About Week 1 of the 67th Legislative Session

By | Association News, Coronavirus, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

On January 8th, MACo and the Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with a venue and opportunity to share and learn from the situations and best practices in their communities around the state as well as receive pertinent updates during this unprecedented time.

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December 18th: MACo & LGC Answer Questions About the Newly Implemented Guidance for the LGRP & Provide Legislative Updates

By | Association News, Coronavirus, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

On December 18th, MACo and the Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with a venue and opportunity to share and learn from the situations and best practices in their communities around the state as well as receive pertinent updates during this unprecedented time.

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December 4th: MACo & LGC Address the Unexpected New Guidance for the Final Cycle of the Local Government Reimbursement Program

By | Association News, Coronavirus, Virtual Townhalls

On December 4th, MACo and the Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with a venue and opportunity to share and learn from the situations and best practices in their communities around the state as well as receive pertinent updates during this unprecedented time.

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Conclusion & Additional Guidance for Cycle 5 of the Local Government CARES Reimbursement Program

By | Coronavirus, County News, State News

On November 30th, DOA announced changes from the Governor’s Office to the CARES Local Government Reimbursement Program, which are effective immediately with the 5th reimbursement cycle.  Certain expenses that local governments have already budgeted for—and without a direct or substantial nexus to COVID-19 relief—will not be eligible for reimbursement in the final round (November 1st – December 30th).  Eligible expenses are subject to availability of funds.

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