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The MACD Board of Directors meets regularly at 7:30 AM on the second Monday of the month via conference call. Click here to view the meeting schedule, and here to download an iCal file to subscribe to the meeting calendar feed.

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Minutes

  • January 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

    The MACD Board of Directors met on January 11th for their regular meeting via Zoom. Topics discussed during the meeting included:

    • Donations from Districts to MACD Legislative Fund
    • Update on CARES Act
    • Updates from DNRC and NRCS
    • Nominations to the Programs Committee and Water Committee
    • State TMDL Advisory Group (STAG) Nomination for Supervisor East of the Divide
    • Merger update and changes to the combined budget
    • Forest Action Plan Update
    • Legislative Report
    • Aquatic Invasive Species opportunities for districts.
    • NACD Representative – Voting on NACD Resolutions at National Convention

    Read the full minutes here: 1.11.21 MACD Board Meeting Minutes

  • Legislative Ad Hoc Committee Minutes: December 18, 2020

    The Legislative Ad Hoc Committee met on September 18th via conference call. Topics discussed during the meeting included:

    • I-190 funding source update
    • MACD Preference List
    • Supervisor Election Law
    • The LAHC will start weekly meetings on Tuesday, 12th January, 2021.
    • Conservation District FY22/23 funding
    • SB 20 – River Basin Advisory Council bill draft
    • HB 6, HB 7, HB30, SB40
    • General 2021 legislative session information

    Read the full minutes here: Minutes LAHC 18 DEC 2020

  • Education Committee Meeting Minutes: December 9, 2020

    On December 9th, 2020 the Education Committee met for discussion of topics including:

    • Scholarship Application
    • Trainings efforts for employees
    • Rolling Rivers Trailers
    • Branding, marketing, communications strategy
    • Montana Pollinator Project

    Read the full minutes here: 2020 1209 Education Committee Meeting

  • December 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

    The MACD Board of Directors met on December 14th for their regular meeting via Zoom. Topics discussed during the meeting included:

    • Merged 2021 Budget
    • CARDD Budget
    • Chair of Water Resources vacancy in the Water Committee
    • Rolling Rivers Trailers
    • Floodplain and Soil Health Resolutions
    • The LAHC will be meeting weekly during 2021 Legislative Session. Meetings open to all members.
    • SWCDM Board will function as the Program Committee (PC) until new committee is established. There is a call for nominations to the Programs Committee (PC).
    • 2021 Annual Convention in Great Falls.
    • Monthly Conservation District Roundtables
    • Future Board Meetings will be held over Zoom. Please contact rebecca@macdnet.org for an invite. (You can use zoom OR call in via phone).

    Read the full minutes here: 12.14.20_MACD Board Meeting minutes

  • MACD Annual Business Meeting: November 18, 2020

    The MACD Business Meeting was held virtually over Zoom on November 18th, 2020. Topics discussed during the meeting included:

    • Merging Montana Association of Conservation Districts, a 501(c)(4) and the Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Montana, a 501(c)(3)
    • A Resolution for the Study of Erosion on the Flathead River
    • Approval of of Bylaws for the New MACD
    • A Resolution to Have MACD and NACD Work Nationally on a Coordinated Program for AIS Prevention
    • A motion to Stop Basin Adjudications by the Montana Water Court

    Read the full minutes here: MACD_Business_Meeting_Minutes_2020

  • MACD Legislative Ad Hoc Committee: November 20, 2020

    The Legislative Ad Hoc Committee met over Zoom on Friday, 20th November 2020. Topics discussed during the meeting included:

    • MACD Convention
    • Conservation District FY22/23 funding
    • 2021 Legislative Session

    Read the full minutes here: MACD Legislative Ad Hoc Committee

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