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

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 12 Feb, 2021

COVID-19 and Operating the Township (02/12)

January  13th Update This article addresses how townships may hold board meetings, operate during the emergency, prot...

MAT Staff 10 Feb, 2021

Managing Communications Post-COVID

In this virtual workshop, gain a new perspective on communications with citizens and employees throughout the governance...

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...

MAT Staff 05 Jan, 2021

IRS Issues Standard Mileage Rates for 2021

IR-2020-279, December 22, 2020 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2021 optional standard mile...

MAT Staff 02 Dec, 2020

Local Road Improvement Program Application Info

Beginning December 2, 2020, townships may apply for up to $1.25 million in funding for road improvement projects. The gr...

MAT Staff 01 Dec, 2020

Holding the March Annual Meeting 2021 & CO

Townships will face an unusual circumstance in March 2021, when they hold the Township Annual Meeting. Towns were able t...

MAT Staff 30 Nov, 2020

2020 Annual Conference Videos Available Now

Videos for the Friday Breakouts on November 20, 2020 during the MAT Annual Conference are now available on the Annual Co...