19-12: Impose a Moratorium on Lands Purchased by the State of Montana *DRAFT*

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED,  that the MACD requests the Montana Legislature to impose a moratorium restricting the state from purchasing any more privately owned land in the state and removing it from the tax rolls.

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19-11: Ensure That Counties Receive PILT Funds *DRAFT*

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED:  The MACD requests the Montana Association of Counties (MACO) to correct this oversight and assure that PILT funds are distributed in the same manner as the property taxes they replace.

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19-10: Acquire PILT Funds for Reservation Lands *DRAFT*

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the MACD requests the Montana Congressional Delegation to focus their attention on acquiring PILT funding to counties for reservation lands as well.

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19-09: Fund the Modernization of St. Mary’s Diversion *DRAFT*

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: the Montana Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) requests the Montana Congressional Delegation to work to amend the funding ratio and procure funding to modernize the system before its failure.  

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19-08: Reduce the Size of the MACD Board *DRAFT*

DID NOT PASS AREA MEETING

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19-07: MACD to Adopt Rules Allowing Resolutions From the Floor at Annual Convention *DRAFT*

DID NOT PASS AREA MEETING

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19-06: Requesting the BLM Deny the American Prairie Reserve Proposal to Remove Interior Fences and Graze Bison/Buffalo Year Round *DRAFT*

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,  the Montana Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) strongly opposes the APR’s request to ignore over 80 years of proven grazing management success and their proposal to implement practices that have been proven to be disastrous to the natural resources; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the MACD requests the BLM to protect the soil, water, economy and livelihoods in our districts by conducting an EIS that will address the concerns of our constituents.

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19-05: Requesting the BLM Complete an Environmental Assessment or an Environmental Impact Statement Concerning Its Filing on Pre-Existing Water Rights *DRAFT*

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Montana Association of Conservation Districts considers the filing of water rights by the BLM to be a major agency action that meets the requirements spelled out in NEPA and FLPMA and demand the BLM initiate the review process.

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19-04: Declare Wolves a Predator in Eastern Montana *DRAFT*

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Montana Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) requests the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission to declare the wolf a predator in eastern Montana.

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19-03: Study the Possible Establishment of a Personnel Committee *DRAFT*

DID NOT PASS AREA MEETING

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19-02: Support for the CSKT Compact *DRAFT*

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts notify our Congressional Senators and Representative that MACD requests their support to secure federal ratification of the CSKT Compact, thereby providing protection for State-based water users on and off the Reservation, making water available for future development and providing certainty for all parties. 

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19-01: Change in Articles of Incorporation *DRAFT*

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts shall amend the Articles of Incorporation from a 501(c)(4) to a 501(c)(3).

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts shall amend its Corporate by-laws to reflect the Articles of Incorporation.  

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