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Meeting Minutes

October 2020 MACD Board Minutes

The MACD Board of Directors met on October 13th for their regular meeting via Zoom. Topics discussed during the meeting included:

  • Resolutions for consideration at 2020 Convention
  • Virtual Convention Update
  • Merger and Bylaws
  • Legislative Committee Update
  • Board decision to automatically consider Districts who pay dues before Convention in ‘Good Standing’
  • Executive Director Goals and Objectives
  • Comment period for Montana Forest Action Plan (closes 10/23)
  • 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: MACD Board Minutes _10.13.2020

Financial Report: Financial Report_10.07.2020

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Legislative Ad Hoc Committee Minutes: October 16, 2020

The Legislative Ad Hoc Committee met on October 16th over Zoom. Topics discussed during the meeting included:

  • Important, upcoming comment periods (including the Forest Action Plan)
  • MACD Resolutions update
  • Conservation District Futures Committee idea
  • Legislative Panel for Convention
  • Western Bumblebee issue
  • Upcoming 2021 Legislative Session

Read the full minutes here: Draft LAHC Minutes 10.16.2020

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Legislative Ad Hoc Committee Minutes: September 18, 2020

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

  • CARES Act Funding for Conservation Districts
  • Meet and Greet in 2021
  • Supervisor Election Law
  • Growth Through Agriculture Program
  • Proposed Legislation for 2021
  • Army Corps of Engineers and Mitigation Banks
  • 2020 Resolutions submitted to MACD
  • Legislative Action Flowchart for Districts

Read the full minutes here: LAHC DRAFT Minutes 9.18.20

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September 2020 Board Minutes

The MACD Board of Directors met on September for their regular meeting via conference call. Topics discussed during the meeting included:

  • Virtual Convention
  • Virtual Area Meetings
  • MACD loans to Districts for participation in Local Government Reimbursement Program
  • Extending resolution submission deadline to Sept. 15
  • Partner Reports
  • Legislation Committee Report
  • The October Board Meeting will be via Zoom. Please contact rebecca@macdnet.org for an invite. (You can use zoom OR call in via phone).

Read the full minutes here: 9.14.20_DRAFTFull Board Minutes

Financial Report: 9.8.20 Financial Report

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Legislative Minutes August 2020 *DRAFT*

The Legislative Ad Hoc Committee met on August 21st via conference call. Topics discussed during the meeting included:

  • The Environmental Quality Council’s report on Wilderness Study Areas
  • The DRAFT Montana Resolution on Soil Health Coordination
  • Water Policy Interim Committee (WPIC) comment period follow-up
  • Special Session Update
  • Meet and Greet 2021
  • CARES Act Aid for Conservation Districts

Read the full minutes here: DRAFT LAHC Minutes, August 21

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MACD Minutes & Finances July 13, 2020

The MACD Board of Directors met on July 13 for their regular meeting via conference call. Topics discussed during the meeting included:

  • Midyear letter to districts
  • Second dues notice
  • ED Search Committee report
  • ED Hiring Process
  • Convention Planning update
  • Area meetings – possible virtual format
  • MACD draft bylaws
  • New resolutions process
  • Legislative Committee report

Financial Report from the meeting: 06-30-2020_MACD.FinancialReport

Read the full minutes here: 07-13-2020_MACD.Minutes

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MACD Board Meeting May 2020

The MACD Board of Directors met for their regular meeting via conference call on May 11, 2020. Topics discussed at the meeting included:

  • Dues letters
  • Spring Board Meeting
  • TMDL Advisory Committee appointee
  • Contract with Jeff Tiberi for 2021 lobbying
  • NRCS State Technical Advisory Committee representative
  • Report from Executive Director hiring committee

Meeting Agenda: 05-11-2020_MACD.Agenda

April Financial Report: MACD.Financial Report_4-30-20

Meeting Minutes: 05-11-2020_MACD.Minutes

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MACD Minutes April 2020

The MACD Board of Directors met for their regular meeting via conference call on April 13, 2020. Topics discussed during the meeting included:

  • Spring Board Agenda
  • Revised Area meeting dates
  • Formation of a Legislative Committee
  • Formation of a Hiring Committee
  • Convention Updates
  • Ad Hoc Committee Reports (ByLaws Committee and Reorganization Committee)
  • TMDL Advisory Committee Appointee

Read the full minutes here: 04-13-2020_MACD.Minutes

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