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MAT Staff 20 Dec, 2017

IRS news release regarding the 2018 federal mil

You can view the following information at https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/standard-mileage-rates-for-2018-up-from-rates-for...

MAT Staff 20 Dec, 2017

Local Government Innovation Award Winners

Sunrise Township in Chisago County was the overall winner in the Township category for spearheading an effort to bring B...

MAT Staff 14 Dec, 2017

2018 MNDNR Parks and Trails Applications

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announces grant funding opportunities for park and trail projects across Minne...

MAT Staff 12 Dec, 2017

What You Need to Know for the 2020 Census: Orga

Census 2020: Seminars to help counties Insure a complete count. It may seem hard to believe, but it’s already time to...

MAT Staff 28 Nov, 2017

Time Sensitive Request from Coalition Against B

As appropriations are in full gear, CABT (Coalition Against Bigger Trucks) is gathering as many signatures as possible o...

MAT Staff 28 Nov, 2017

Application for the 2018 Noxious Weed and Invas

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce that the grant application has been approved for the 2018...

MAT Staff 27 Nov, 2017

Census 2020 LUCA News and Information

The Census Bureau recently posted an updated version of the LUCA Promotional Workshop presentation that we are now prese...

MAT Staff 24 Nov, 2017

MnDOT District 7 Grant Program

Federally funded transportation projects will be considered by the District 7 Area Transportation Partnership (ATP-7) fo...

MAT Staff 18 Oct, 2017

MAT Policy in Support of Township Polling Place

In July the MAT Board of Directors passed a policy in general support of townships holding elections at their local poll...

MAT Staff 08 Jun, 2017

The Minnesota Association of Townships Board of

The first resolution recognizes the importance of in-person voting on election day and supports continual and adequa...

MAT Staff 28 May, 2017

New Law Books Are Here!

The new Minnesota Township Laws Book has arrived and copies will be available at the District Meetings in August. Each t...

MAT Staff 26 Mar, 2017

Help the Census Bureau Accurately Count Your Co

The U.S. Census Bureau requests help from tribal, state and local governments in the 2020 Census Local Update of Census ...