The Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) is an alliance of Michigan counties working to enhance county government through advocacy, shared services and education.

Founded on Feb. 1, 1898, MAC is the only statewide organization dedicated to the representation of all county commissioners in Michigan. MAC is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advances education, communication and cooperation among county government officials in Michigan. MAC is the counties’ voice at the state and federal level, providing legislative support on key issues affecting counties.



2014 Annual Conference

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New Commissioner Schools

Once again, MAC is working with MSU Extension to provide important training and briefings to new and returning commissioners. See details below.

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Monday evening on the porch

After a full day of workshops and policy discussions on Monday, MAC members were able to unwind a bit on the famous Front Porch of the Grand Hotel....

MLive series: voters vs. tax capture

Mlive continues its series on the use of tax increment financing in Michigan by telling the story of voters' will thwarted in Ingham...

Allegan County's Campbell assumes MAC presidency

Allegan County Commissioner Jon Campbell was sworn in this afternoon as the Michigan Association of Counties' newest president.

Ballenger says Democrats have tough task in down-ticket races

Keynoter Bill Ballenger of Inside Michigan Politics is speaking on 2014 election to the assembled MAC members. He explained that the dynamics of this...

Day one of Annual Conference (Morning session)

The 2014 Annual Conference is under way at the Grand Hotel. President Shelly Pinkelman welcomed the assembled members. A unit from Fort Mackinac...


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