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

MAT Staff 09 Jun, 2021

June 11 Webinar – Access ARP Funds

Discover the steps you need to take to receive American Rescue Plan Act Local Fiscal Recovery Funds. Register now for t...

MAT Staff 07 Jun, 2021

CTAS Update Released

OSA Supports Local Governments with 2021 Accounting System Update State Auditor Julie Blaha released the 2021 Update fo...

MAT Staff 03 Jun, 2021

Banking information

Minnesota Management and Budget has received the first tranche of local government funds under ARP. They have verified a...

MAT Staff 28 May, 2021

Late Census Letters

Dear Township Officers:   At this time of the year, the Minnesota State Demographic Center and the Metropolit...

MAT Staff 27 May, 2021

FY 2021 Broadband Infrastructure Program

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced a new broadband program through Broadband USA –...

MAT Staff 15 May, 2021

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

The Federal Communication Commission’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program launched on Wednesday, May 12. The program, w...

MAT Staff 15 May, 2021

MAT Office Summer Hours

MAT staff will start summer hours on Tuesday, June 1st, 2021 and continue through Friday, September 3rd, 2021. MAT su...

MAT Staff 30 Apr, 2021

Newsletter: “Plant Pest Insider”

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture shared their April 30, 2021 "Plant Pest Insider" Newsletter. It included the fol...

MAT Staff 27 Apr, 2021

Payment Notice: Effective Immediately!

Due to a recent change within our local bank, they are unable to process checks made payable to our ever-popular acronym...

MAT Staff 25 Mar, 2021

Spring Short Course Videos & Handouts Avai

The 2021 Spring Short Courses are finishing up the first week of classes.  This year all classes were held through a Zoo...

MAT Staff 18 Mar, 2021

Announcement of New MAT Executive Director

We are excited to announce Jeff Krueger has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Minnesota Association of ...

MAT Staff 04 Mar, 2021

The New MS4 Permit: How to Meet the New Permit

The Minnesota Erosion Control Association (MECA) will host a virtual workshop on how to meet the new requirements in the...