MACo enhances the public service mission of counties by promoting integrity and providing proactive leadership while acknowledging and respecting Montana’s diversity.
DNRC Reclamation and Development Grants Program (RDGP) is now accepting applications for RDGP Planning Grants to fund planning and assessment for natural resource projects. Up to $50,000 is available per planning project to any city, county, Tribe, conservation district or other local government subdivision in Montana.
The Montana Department of Labor & Industry today recognized employers who go above and beyond in their efforts to make their workplaces safer with the 2021 Governor’s Safety Achievement Award; the 2021 Achievement Award for Outstanding Workers’ Compensation Professional; and the 2021 Governor’s Future Generation in Workers’ Compensation Award.
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.
Today, November 17th, Governor Bullock announced that further restrictions will be implemented in an effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19. The additional measures are effective at 5 a.m. Friday, November 20th and expiring at the end of the declared state of emergency in Executive Orders 2-2020 and 3-2020.
Community Development Block Grant Community Planning Grant Applications are being accepted through October 15, 2020.
The Montana Department of Commerce has launched the 2020 Census State Championship to encourage counties and tribes in Montana to compete for the highest increase in self-response rates to the 2020 Census from now until September 30. With only 15 days left in the 2020 Census count, the Commerce Department and the Montana Complete Count Committee are urging every Montana resident to respond to the 2020 Census before the shortened deadline of September 30.