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MAT Staff 08 Feb, 2018

RRWMB and MN DNR 20th Annual Joint Conference

The Red River Watershed Management Board and Minnesota DNR invite you to the 20th Annual Joint Conference on March 21-22...

MAT Staff 06 Feb, 2018

Beware – Email Phishing Scams Sent to Tow

MAT has received several reports of fraudulent emails asking the recipient to transfer money from the town's account. Th...

MAT Staff 01 Feb, 2018

Certified Stormwater Inspector Training in MN

The National Stormwater Center is offering Certified Stormwater Inspector (municipal) training in St. Paul, MN on April ...

MAT Staff 01 Feb, 2018

Poison Hemlock now added to Updated 2018 Noxiou

See the commissioner’s order on this page approving NWAC’s recommendation for poison hemlock.  It is now a Prohibited No...

MAT Staff 23 Jan, 2018

No Town Meetings Feb. 6, 2018, after 6 pm!

February 6 is precinct caucus night in Minnesota. By law, local governments may not hold meetings on precinct caucus nig...

MAT Staff 15 Jan, 2018

LCCMR seeking proposals for $59 million in proj

The Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) has issued its 2019 Request for Proposals (RFP) for fu...

MAT Staff 11 Jan, 2018

Board of Appeal and Equalization Update

All local and county boards of appeal and equalization must have at least one trained member by February 1, 2018. If the...

MAT Staff 20 Dec, 2017

IRS news release regarding the 2018 federal mil

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MAT Staff 20 Dec, 2017

Local Government Innovation Award Winners

Sunrise Township in Chisago County was the overall winner in the Township category for spearheading an effort to bring B...

MAT Staff 14 Dec, 2017

2018 MNDNR Parks and Trails Applications

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announces grant funding opportunities for park and trail projects across Minne...

MAT Staff 12 Dec, 2017

What You Need to Know for the 2020 Census: Orga

Census 2020: Seminars to help counties Insure a complete count. It may seem hard to believe, but it’s already time to...

MAT Staff 28 Nov, 2017

Time Sensitive Request from Coalition Against B

As appropriations are in full gear, CABT (Coalition Against Bigger Trucks) is gathering as many signatures as possible o...