Posted: Feb 22, 2010 7:30 AM
Updated: Feb 22, 2010 7:30 AM
GREAT FALLS - Great Falls will be buzzing this week with visitors from all over the state as the Montana Association of Counties (MACo), holds their mid-winter conference in Great Falls.
There will be about 250 people on hand, including county clerk and recorders along with county treasurers. The conference kicked off Sunday afternoon with the health care trust board of trustees meeting.
There will also be work sessions on a variety of issues but one of the main focuses will be the economy of the state.
"Particularly looking at the budget cuts that are going to be implemented by the governor and things that may have to be considered by the legislature and what the potential impacts are to our counties" explaned MACo Executive Director Harold Blattie.
County commissioners will also be talking about the census at the conference and will be getting information on how counties need to be involved and what role they play in the process.