County Commission Update
February 22, 2017
Last week was the Montana Association of Counties (MACO) mid-winter meetings in Helena. Monday, I attended the Agricultural Committee meeting and the Coalition of Forest Counties. Both Committees had speakers that talked about various issues. One of the discussions in the Ag. Committee continues to be the threat of Brucellosis spread through buffalo and elk. I don’t think we have any good answers to the problem.
One of the biggest issues in the Forest Counties Coalition is Secure Rural schools (SRS) payments, or more accurately, lack of payments. Counties used to receive 2...