County News

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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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 11, 2020 in Employment Opportunities

Cascade County Seeking Deputy County Attorney – Civil Department

Cascade County is currently seeking to fill the position of Deputy County Attorney (Civil Department). This position acts as general counsel for Cascade County and serves as legal advisor to…
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June 10, 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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June 10, 2020 in Employment Opportunities

Fallon County Seeking Shop Foreman

Fallon County is currently seeking to fill the position of Shop Foreman. This position works for the Road Department under the direct supervision of the Road Superintendent. This is a…
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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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May 21, 2020 in Coronavirus, County News, National News, State News

CISA, IRS, USSS, and Treasury Release Joint Alert on Scams Related to COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the United States Secret Service (USSS) urge all Americans to be on…
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May 19, 2020 in Coronavirus, County News, State News

Phase Two of Reopening Planned to Begin on June 1st

Governor Steve Bullock today announced the state will move to Phase Two of the Reopening the Big Sky plan and will lift the 14-day out-of-state travel quarantine beginning June 1…
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May 15, 2020 in Coronavirus, County News, National News, State News

SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application

On Friday, May 15th, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for…
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May 14, 2020 in Coronavirus, County News, Grants

TSEP Application Submission Guidance Presentation

An application submission guidance presentation has been posted on the TSEP webpage for applicants applying by the Friday, June 12, 2020 deadline.
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May 14, 2020 in Coronavirus, County News, Grants

CDBG Grant Application Deadlines

Grant applications for three Community Development Block Grant programs, managed by the Department of Commerce, are now being accepted.
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May 13, 2020 in Coronavirus, County News, Grants

TSEP Application Deadline Extended

Due to the repercussions of COVID-19, the Montana Department of Commerce has received many public comments expressing concern over the May 1, 2020 TSEP Construction application deadline. Commerce has: (1)…
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