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

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...

MAT Staff 25 Nov, 2020

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources ̵

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

MAT Staff 16 Nov, 2020

Designate Polling Place & Return to In-Per

It’s time to designate the polling location for next year! Minnesota Statute 204B.16 Subdivision 1 requires townships...

MAT Staff 10 Nov, 2020

2020 Minnesota Election Update (Nov 10)

While there are still some uncertainties, it appears that the Minnesota State Senate will remain in control of the Repub...

MAT Staff 06 Nov, 2020

MATIT Workers’ Comp Invoices & Audit

Please be watching for your envelope that looks like the one below.  MATIT is sending out the Workers’ Compensation Invo...

MAT Staff 30 Oct, 2020

Notice: Changes to Receiving Absentee Ballots

Rules related to absentee ballots have changed due to a decision from the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals issued Thursday, ...

MAT Staff 29 Oct, 2020

Notice: Voter Assistance Law Update

Following a decision from the Minnesota Supreme Court on Oct. 28, 2020, the rules related to voter assistance have again...

MAT Staff 26 Oct, 2020

2020 Bonding Bill Local Road Improvement Progra

The following a message from Marc Briese, the programs engineer for MnDOT's State Aid for Local Transportation. The mess...

MAT Staff 23 Oct, 2020

Training on CARES Act Reporting – Recordi

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