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

MAT Staff 22 Oct, 2020

Training on CARES Act Reporting – October

We know there are many questions about CARES Act reporting. MAT is offering an additional training by leaders of the sta...

MAT Staff 20 Oct, 2020

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 Oct, 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 12 Oct, 2020

Please Take Survey to Shape MN Climate Control

Climate change is not in the distant future – it’s happening here and now. In Minnesota, extreme weather events threaten...

MAT Staff 12 Oct, 2020

COVID-19 and Operating the Township (10/12)

AUGUST 12 Update This article addresses how townships may hold board meetings, operate during the emergency, protecti...

MAT Staff 29 Sep, 2020

FY 2021 Community Connect Grant Program

The Department of Agriculture released its solicitation for applications for the FY 2021 Community Connect Grant Program...

MAT Staff 02 Sep, 2020

Presidential Executive Order Deferring Payroll

On August 8th, President Trump issued an executive order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The order states that sta...

MAT Staff 31 Aug, 2020

Mower & Rice Counties Invited to Virtual A

Mower and Rice County Residents Invited to Virtual Informational Meeting Concerning Emerald Ash Borer Public can also w...

MAT Staff 26 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 20 Aug, 2020

Online Noxious Weed & Gravel Roads Trainin

NEW Noxious Weed Training Video Available! On the Training Events page (link also towards top of homepage), you will ...

MAT Staff 20 Aug, 2020

Help the Broadband Coalition Speed Test Initiat

The Minnesota Broadband Coalition asks Minnesotans to participate in their Speed Test Initiative, which gathers data abo...

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 ...