Association News

April 17, 2022 in Association News, Trainings, Upcoming Events

Spring & Summer HR Training Opportunities

MACo General Counsel, McKenzie McCarthy, will be presenting HR training in June and July around Montana. This free training is open to all county employees and will cover discipline, discrimination,…
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April 15, 2022 in Association News, Virtual Townhalls

April 15th: ARPA Minimum Allocation Grants

During our townhall we focused on ARPA minimum allocation grants, and we were also joined by staff from the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISCA) with Homeland Security who shared…
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December 17, 2021 in Association News

2022 New Year’s Resolutions & Reminders

Reviewing certain county duties and requirements is good practice, and the first Commission meeting in January is a good time to adopt policies and set guidelines for the year. You…
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December 15, 2021 in Association News

A Few Words From Our President, Custer County Commissioner Jason Strouf

My name is Jason Strouf and I am proud to introduce myself as your newly elected MACo President for the coming year. We just completed a very successful and informational…
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December 1, 2021 in Association News

MACo Welcomes Meagan Gallagher as Events & Marketing Coordinator

Meagan Gallagher joined the MACo administrative team on November 29th as the Events and Marketing Coordinator.
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November 12, 2021 in Association News, Legislative Updates, Virtual Townhalls

November 12th: Montana Marijuana Regulation & Taxation

During our thirteenth townhall, we focused on Montana marijuana regulation and taxation and explained the new law and how it is being implemented by different jurisdictions.
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November 3, 2021 in Association News

Closing County Offices/Courthouses on Non-legal Holidays

MACo is consistently asked whether or not County Courthouses and County offices may be closed on the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, or any other day not specified as a…
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October 5, 2021 in Association News

MACo Welcomes Karen Alley to the Team

Karen Alley joined the MACo General Counsel Office on October 25 as Associate General Counsel.  Karen’s main focus will be Land Use.
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September 21, 2021 in Association News

MACo President, Commissioner Doug Martens, Bids Farewell

My time as President of MACo is coming to an end. It was an experience I will never forget. There are so many thank you's in order--I can’t even begin…
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September 3, 2021 in Association News

MACo 2nd Vice President Candidate: Commissioner Ross Butcher, Fergus County

MACo is a very valuable tool to us, as elected local leaders, to provide support and the resources necessary to help carry out our duties and responsibilities. Should I be…
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September 3, 2021 in Association News

MACo 2nd Vice President Candidate: Commissioner Sidney Fitzpatrick, Big Horn County

I will be dedicated to MACo and will work to bring cooperation and diversity with other counties to ensure integrity in the 2nd Vice President position. I would respectfully serve…
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September 3, 2021 in Association News

MACo Fiscal Officer Candidate: Commissioner Mike McGinley, Beaverhead County

MACo is the glue that gives the counties their collective power. Involvement by commissioners is the strength of MACo. I have always believed that if you belong to any organization,…
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September 1, 2021 in Association News

MACo Welcomes Sandra Marks as HCT Senior Account Executive

Help us in welcoming a new addition to our team! Sandra Marks has joined the MACo Health Care Trust as their new Senior Account Executive.
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August 27, 2021 in Association News, Virtual Townhalls

August 27: More ARPA! (And Other MACo Updates)

During our twelfth Virtual Townhall of 2021, we discussed primarily the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) as well as provided some MACo updates.
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August 23, 2021 in Association News, County News

Deadline Approaching for Counties to Submit Fiscal Recovery Fund Reports to U.S. Treasury

Counties that receive funding from the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund are required to meet compliance and reporting responsibilities. On August 31, both the Interim Report and the Recovery…
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