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

MAT Staff 10 Aug, 2020

Notice: Voter Assistance Law Change

Following an order from a State District Court last week, election judges are temporarily prohibited from enforcing two ...

MAT Staff 06 Aug, 2020

CARES Act Resources & Frequently Asked Que

On June 25th, 2020, Governor Walz announced a plan to distribute $853 million in federal funding to Minnesota communitie...

MAT Staff 05 Aug, 2020

MAT District Director Meeting Recordings and Re

Eleven of the thirteen District Director Meetings are being held via a Zoom webinar/teleconference call.  For those elev...

MAT Staff 04 Aug, 2020

Township Tuesday Conference Calls continue each

Conference calls with MAT leaders have been particularly popular, so we will be offering them on a regular weekly basis ...

MAT Staff 03 Aug, 2020

Guidance on MN Driver’s Licenses & Identif

As the primary election nears, I want to provide you with information regarding the expiration dates of Minnesota driver...

MAT Staff 03 Aug, 2020

Fall Nitrogen Fertilizer Restrictions begin Sep

MDA is providing this as a reminder that the fall nitrogen fertilizer restrictions begin September 1, 2020 as part of th...

MAT Staff 29 Jul, 2020

2020 Census Webinar: Getting Minnesota to 100%

WEBINAR: How can townships engage complete count committees and partner on outreach in these critical final months? Aug...

MAT Staff 28 Jul, 2020

Border to Border Broadband Grant Applications

The Office of Broadband Development (OBD) is soliciting applications for Border to Border Broadband grant funding of bro...

MAT Staff 28 Jul, 2020

Minnesotans Receive Mystery Seeds Possibly from

Recipients of seed packages should contact the MDA St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has been...

MAT Staff 28 Jul, 2020

Free MPCA Smart Salting Online Certification Tr

Sign up now! All MPCA Smart Salting Certification Trainings are now available online. All online trainings are open t...

MAT Staff 22 Jul, 2020

Statewide Indoor/Public Mask Mandate begins 7/2

Beginning July 25, 2020, all Minnesotans are to wear facemasks while in public places, businesses, and working outdoors ...

MAT Staff 20 Jul, 2020

SeminarWeb Courses

Due to COVID-19 and the uncertainty it brings regarding in-person meetings, MAT has been working on providing remote tra...