Breaking news, legislative updates, current events and world news found to be pertinent to townships will be found in this section.

Cari Alleman 18 May, 2018

Legislative Session 2018 – Week 13

Procrastinators Unite – sometime this weekend. The Legislature must be done by 11:59 pm on Sunday May 20. Okay, so they’...

Ruth Simpson 18 May, 2018

Job Posting for MAT Executive Director Position

THE MINNESOTA ASSOCIATION OF TOWNSHIPS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (short description) The Minnesota Association of Townships ...

Ruth Simpson 18 May, 2018

SolSmart for Minnesota Local Governments

SolSmart is a technical assistance program that recognizes cities, counties, and townships for making it faster, easier,...

Cari Alleman 11 May, 2018

2018 Session Update Week 12

10 days Left of the 2018 Session! We can see the light at the end of the tunnel! Transportation: The constitutional d...

Steve Fenske 04 May, 2018

Legislative Update Week 11

We are in the home stretch with only two full weeks left of the regular session. It looks like they may even adjourn on ...

Steve Fenske 27 Apr, 2018

2018 Session Update Week 10

Its all coming together … there has been a lot of activity at the capitol this week as omnibus bills have been assembled...

Ruth Simpson 26 Apr, 2018

Bridging Divides: What to Do When People Disagr

Overview Angry constituents? Hot topics like ‘generational conflicts in the workplace’ or ‘buffer strips’ or ‘police-...

Ruth Simpson 26 Apr, 2018

Free septic system and well management workshop

The University of Minnesota Onsite Sewage Treatment Program and the Minnesota Department of Health are offering FREE sep...

Steve Fenske 23 Apr, 2018

2018 Session Update Week 9

Here we go, straight, no chaser ... Transportation: The House and Senate Transportation Committees both passed their ...

MAT Staff 14 Apr, 2018

2018 Session Update Week 8

And we're back ... We are sorry for the delay in our Weekly Updates. We expect to return to weekly updates now that our ...

MAT Staff 24 Mar, 2018

Minnesota Roadway Maintenance Training and Demo

This one-day event, which replaced the Spring Maintenance Training Expo in 2012, focuses exclusively on education and te...

Ruth Simpson 14 Mar, 2018

Township Day News Stories

Three stories covered Township Day in Minnesota. Minnesota Public Radio did a story on Township Day that featured Tay...