Association News

April 18, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 15 – April 18, 2021

Last week was a whirlwind of a wild and weird Legislative week. Is that new? No. Is it expected? Yes. So, who cares? You do. And I’ll tell you why…
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April 11, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 14 – April 11, 2021

HELENA—Tomorrow, Monday, April 12th, is Legislative Day (LD) 69. That means there are 21 LDs remaining, equating to roughly 1 month/4 weeks/100 bajillion hours until Sine Die. (But who’s counting?)…
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April 9, 2021 in Association News, Coronavirus, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

April 9th: Legislative Updates & Continuing the ARPA Discussion

On April 9th, 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…
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April 5, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 13 – April 5, 2021

Happy Day After Easter! Yes, I’m back in your inbox reporting from your usual digi device, disrupting your holiday with yet another fun-filled update. I know what you’re thinking, “Shantil,…
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March 28, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 12 – March 28, 2021

The Legislature is a real mover and shaker right now. Firstly, HB 2 (the State budget bill) will be heard in the Senate Finance & Claims Committee tomorrow, March 29th…
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March 26, 2021 in Association News, Coronavirus, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

March 26th: Special Guest Speakers, Legislative Updates & ARPA Discussion

On March 26th, 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…
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March 21, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 11 – March 21, 2021

Last week’s meanderings had so many true facts it didn’t feel like the legislative session. So, this week, we’ll be bringing ourselves back into Legislative Land and focusing on some…
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March 14, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 10 – March 14, 2021

Just when you think you're out, they pull you back in . . . Welcome to this week’s legislative meanderings and Legislative Update, both of which are entirely based on…
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March 12, 2021 in Association News, Coronavirus, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

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

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…
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March 9, 2021 in Employment Opportunities

MACo Seeking Land Use Attorney

The Montana Association of Counties (MACo) is seeking a Land Use Attorney. This position provides advice, consultation, and training to counties and special districts on a wide range of civil…
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March 8, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 9 – March 8, 2021

Hi. Hey. How are ya? It’s Monday. Yes. Monday. So, this is not the usual Sunday update but a Monday update instead. However, in my time—Legislative Time—it’s still Sunday and…
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February 21, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 8 – February 21, 2021

Where and when are we in the time and space of Legislative Land? Well, we are still in Helena. Some of us are in home-offices on Zoom and/or streaming hearings.…
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February 19, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

February 19th: MACo Provides Legislative Updates About Weeks 6 & 7 of the 67th Legislative Session

On February 19th, 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…
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February 14, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 7 – February 14, 2021

Helena – Week 7. Hi, hello, how are ya? I bet you just love that I’m gracing your inbox on Valentine’s Day, especially when Monday is a federal holiday and…
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February 7, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 6 – February 7, 2021

Helena – Well hello Week 6, have you seen my shoes? No? How about my jeep keys? No? My vacuum-sealed, double-walled, burn-my-lips, keep-my-coffee-hot-forever, travel mug? No? Hmmmm . . .
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