County News

Reclamation & Development Grants Program Deadline

By | Coronavirus, County News

DNRC has extended the deadline for the RDG Project Grants and RRGL Project Grants to 5 p.m. on June 1, 2020. We understand the impacts COVID-19 is having on communities and organizations and are allowing additional time to prepare these applications. Please distribute this information to anyone who might be working with the our programs. Applications are accepted via

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Montana DOR Update: COVID-19 Property Assessment Division

By | Coronavirus, County News, State News

The Department of Revenue is continually monitoring the COVID-19 effects on Montana and adjusting our work plans accordingly. We are implementing social distancing standards within our offices and actively enabling many of our staff to work from home. As with other public offices, we have closed our doors to unscheduled public visits. Phone numbers for property owners to call for questions, or to set up an appointment will be posted at each office. If a meeting or person to person conversation is needed, staff will maintain a safe environment and keep the discussion brief. We will be limiting the work that our appraisers will be doing in the field. Appraisers will avoid direct interactions with property owners and will not enter occupied properties.

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U.S. DOL Announces Additional Guidance Explaining Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

By | Coronavirus, County News, National News

On March 26th, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced more guidance to provide information to workers and employers about how each will be able to take advantage of the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) when it takes effect on April 1, 2020.

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