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

MAT Staff 06 May, 2021

COVID-19 and Operating the Township (05/06)

May 6th Update This article addresses how townships may hold board meetings, operate during the emergency, protection...

MAT Staff 16 Apr, 2021

Towns Need DUNS Number & SAM Registration

To receive funds from the American Rescue Plan (ARP), all local governments must have a valid DUNS number and be...

MAT Staff 29 Mar, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act Information

On March 11th, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (The Act) into law. The Act provides stimulus t...

MAT Staff 25 Mar, 2021

Spring Short Course Videos & Handouts Avai

The 2021 Spring Short Courses are finishing up the first week of classes.  This year all classes were held through a Zoo...

MAT Staff 18 Mar, 2021

Announcement of New MAT Executive Director

We are excited to announce Jeff Krueger has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Minnesota Association of ...

MAT Staff 04 Mar, 2021

The New MS4 Permit: How to Meet the New Permit

The Minnesota Erosion Control Association (MECA) will host a virtual workshop on how to meet the new requirements in the...

MAT Staff 16 Feb, 2021

Township Tuesday Conference Calls continue each

Township Tuesday calls are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, as a time to connect with MAT staff on latest i...

MAT Staff 02 Feb, 2021

Comment on Upcoming DNR Projects

Townships have the opportunity to provide input for several upcoming DNR projects. Comments can be made to two projects ...

MAT Staff 02 Feb, 2021

1099 and W2 Filing and Recording Issues Assista

There have been several changes to tax filing and recording issues that have provided confusion. MAT has provided severa...

MAT Staff 27 Jan, 2021

March Annual Meeting Guidelines Call Recording

March Annual Meetings will be different this year due to the ongoing pandemic and Emergency Executive Orders from Govern...

MAT Staff 19 Jan, 2021

Local Board of Appeals and Equalization Trainin

Townships hold the power to conduct Local Boards of Appeal and Equalization (LBAE) meetings, so long as they follow the ...

MAT Staff 13 Jan, 2021

State Auditor releases the 2021 CTAS Update

Saint Paul, MN – State Auditor Julie Blaha has released the 2021 update for the Small City and Town Accounting System (C...