Association News

February 20, 2020 in Safety Corner

2020 Risk Management Safety Awards

The MACo WCT/PCT Risk Management Awards Luncheon was held on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the Midwinter Conference in Great Falls.  MACo recognizes those counties exhibiting a continued commitment to…
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January 8, 2020 in Association News

MACo Welcomes Mary Rose Cloninger to the Health Care Trust

Mary Rose Cloninger joined MACo’s Health Care Trust team as the Member Services Specialist/Office Coordinator on January 6th. She has a diverse background working in different areas of the healthcare…
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January 8, 2020 in Association News

Pre-order your Directory of County Officials

The 2020 Montana Association of Counties Directory of County Officials is available for pre-order at a cost of just $15.00.  Look for a digital edition, coming soon!
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January 6, 2020 in Association News

2020 MACo Committee Members Appointed

Annually, the MACo President appoints committee members based on interest of the membership.  President Shane Gorder, Richland County Commissioner, along with the assistance of the MACo Executive Committee and others,…
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December 16, 2019 in Association News

MACo Issues Refuse Operations Loss Control Guidelines

Loss exposures associated with the operation of container sites, landfills and transfer stations are significant. Liability losses (3rd party claims) suffered by MACo member entities have exceeded $1.5 million between…
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December 13, 2019 in Association News

MACo Now Offering ATV & UTV Training

MACo is now offering ATV & UTV training, available at no cost to MACo WCT and PCT risk pool members. Organizations requesting the training must provide a suitable course setting…
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December 10, 2019 in Association News

2020 New Year’s “Resolutions” & Reminders

It’s time once again for the Annual New Year’s Resolutions reminders! Every year it's good to review certain county duties and requirements, and the  first Commission meeting of the year…
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December 2, 2019 in Safety Corner

Safety Corner: Distracted While Walking

Everyone has seen the commercials and the billboards warning people of the dangers of texting while driving. What about the dangers of using a cellphone while walking? There are many…
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November 20, 2019 in Association News

Closing County Offices/Courthouses on Non-legal Holidays

We frequently get asked whether or not County Courthouses and County offices may be closed the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Good Friday, or any other day not specified as…
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November 14, 2019 in Association News

Announcement! There’s Been a Name Change!

We’ve rebranded the workers’ compensation claims unit and are now the Injury Assistance Team. The goal of rebranding is to set ourselves apart from the standard workers’ compensation adjuster. Our…
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November 13, 2019 in Safety Corner

Safety Corner: Top 10 Ways to Build A Great Safety Culture

Do you want your County to experience lower absenteeism, a happier workforce, and lower staff turnover? The first step to reaching these goals is to develop a thriving safety culture…
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October 16, 2019 in Association News

Congratulations to Shane Gorder, Richland County Commissioner & MACo’s New President

I would like to say thank you for allowing me to continue in this organization as the Montana Association of Counties (MACo) President.  It truly is an honor and I…
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October 2, 2019 in Association News

MACo PCT Request for Proposals: Property Appraisal Services

The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to solicit offers from qualified vendors to provide property appraisal services for the Montana Association of Counties Property & Casualty Trust…
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October 1, 2019 in Association News

2019 Directory of County Officials is on Sale

The 2019 Montana Association of Counties Directory of County Officials is on sale, down from $15.00 to $8.00. 
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September 30, 2019 in Safety Corner

Safety Corner: County Safety Culture

Is a bad safety culture bringing your County down and leading to increased accidents? Here’s how to tell if your County has a bad safety culture, and what you can…
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