County News

September 21, 2020 in County News, National News, State News

New Lodging Rates Beginning October 1st

The General Services Administration has announced new lodging rates effective for travel beginning October 1, 2020.
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September 17, 2020 in County News, State News

CDBG Community Planning Grant Applications Accepted Through October 15, 2020

Community Development Block Grant Community Planning Grant Applications are being accepted through October 15, 2020.
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September 15, 2020 in Coronavirus, County News

3rd FEMA/CAREs Reimbursement Application

Application materials are now available for the third reimbursement cycle, closing September 25th. The process is similar to the first two application cycles wherein the reimbursement form includes FEMA and CAREs…
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September 15, 2020 in County News, State News

Commerce Department Launches the 2020 Census State Championship

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…
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September 15, 2020 in Employment Opportunities

Lewis & Clark County Seeking Deputy County Attorney

Lewis & Clark County is seeking a Deputy County Attorney. Under the general direction of the County Attorney, this position prosecutes criminal and civil offenses, represents county government in legal…
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September 10, 2020 in County News, NACo

NACo Launches NEW Online Advocacy Toolkit

The National Association of Counties has developed a county online federal advocacy toolkit to help you be an effective advocate for top county priorities.
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August 24, 2020 in Association News, Coronavirus, County News

An Important Message from Our MACo President

MACo President, Shane Gorder, shares an important message with MACo members and partners during this unprecedented and challenging time.
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August 12, 2020 in County News

FY 2020 Mineral Impact Fund Distribution

The FY 2020 Federal Mineral Royalties have been distributed. Montana statute provides that money deposited into the mineral impact account shall be distributed to local governments according to MCA 17-3-240…
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August 6, 2020 in Coronavirus, County News, State News

Counties Allowed the Choice to Conduct Mail Ballot Election & Expand Early Voting for November General Election

Governor Bullock today (August 6th) issued a directive to ensure all eligible Montanans can safely vote in the 2020 November general election by allowing counties to expand voting by mail…
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August 3, 2020 in Employment Opportunities

Cascade County Seeking Deputy County Attorney – Criminal Department

Cascade County is currently seeking to fill the position of Deputy County Attorney (Criminal Department). This position performs complex legal, professional and administrative work. The work is performed in accordance…
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June 29, 2020 in County News, National News

FY 2020 PILT Payments Distributed

U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced today that more than 1,900 local governments around the country will receive $514.7 million in Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT)…
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June 5, 2020 in Coronavirus, County News, Grants, State News

Local Government Reimbursement Program Created

The Local Government Reimbursement Program is now open.  Reimbursement is available to local governments as part of the CARES Act and the Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) grant…
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June 3, 2020 in County News, National News, State News

Montana 2020 Census: Fill Out Your Form!

With the Census continuing until October, the State Complete Count Committee is closely tracking Montana’s response rates down to the Census tract level. Read this article to view a highlight…
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May 28, 2020 in Coronavirus, County News, NACo

Ravalli County Commissioner, Greg Chilcott, Elected President of WIR

Ravalli County Commissioner, Greg Chilcott, took up the presidential reins of NACo’s Western Interstate Region (WIR) on May 13th during a remote WIR Board Meeting.  The Officers were scheduled to…
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May 22, 2020 in Association News, County News

MACo’s Annual Salary Survey Completed: Results Available for Download

Every year, MACo collects county elected official salary information from the current fiscal year (FY 2020) for use by counties in the budget-setting process for the next fiscal year (FY…
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