MACo enhances the public service mission of counties by promoting integrity and providing proactive leadership while acknowledging and respecting Montana’s diversity.
The Treasury Final Rules have created a new opportunity to use your direct Local Government Recovery Funds for any governmental purpose.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Montana Acting State Director Jake Ceartin today announced that USDA is investing $1 million to support rural economic development in Montana.
The 2021 Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) payments were made on or about June 24, 2021, to more than 1,900 local government entities across the United States. On December 27, 2020, the President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (P.L. 116-260), which appropriated full funding for PILT. The total amount of funding authorized for the FY 2021 PILT program is $529,685,854. Of that amount, $529,242,103 is for FY 2021 payments, $43,751 is for prior-year payment adjustments, and $400,000 is for administration of the program.
The National Association of Counties (NACo) named Missoula County as a recipient of a 2021 Achievement Award in recognition of the county’s effort to establish the Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority. The award honors innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.
Now in its 17th year, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our Nation, ensuring that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.