• Tragedy spurs bid for happy endings for neglected ‘Disney dogs’

    Animal organizations in Grand Traverse and beyond rally to save neglected dogs

    From “101 Dalmatians” to “Lady and Tramp” and “Bolt,” the dogs in Disney films have dodged danger, risen above indifference and cruelty and started new, brighter lives for themselves. So, when Grand Traverse County Animal Control was confronted with an unprecedented canine crisis, a very Disney-like tale with the usual large cast of interesting characters began to unfold. …


  • Time to register for 2022 Annual Conference

    Register now!

    Join us on the sunrise side of the state for the 2022 Michigan Counties Annual Conference on Sept. 18-21, put on by the Michigan Association of Counties in coordination with the Michigan County Medical Care Facilities Council (MCMCFC). This year, we are in Port Huron in St. Clair County. …


  • Opioid Settlement Resource Center

    Resources for counties

    A new digital resource page is designed to aid county leaders in plotting out their public health strategies funded by county shares of the national opioid settlement. Among the features of the new page are: • An overview of the opioid crisis and the national settlement • Numerous general resources on how counties could deploy their funds to maximize public health • Links to Michigan Department of Health and Human Services webinar recordings …


  • Filing period opens for MAC Board elections in September

    Are you a candidate for MAC?

    At the 2022 Michigan Counties Annual Conference, MAC members will vote on six seats on the MAC Board of Directors. Commissioners wishing to serve on the Board, whether incumbents or new candidates, have until Aug. 18 to file official notice of their intent to run. …


  • MAC policy platform drafts are now available for member review

    MAC policy platform drafts are now available for member review

    MAC members can now view the draft policy platforms for 2022-2023 in preparation for final votes at the 2022 Annual Business Meeting in Port Huron on Sept. 20. Only county commissioners from MAC member counties who attend the 2022 Annual Conference may participate in the voting at the Business Meeting. …


  • American Rescue Plan resources for counties

    Resources for ARP funding

    MAC has created this Resources Page for information related to American Rescue Plan funding for counties. …


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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.

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Podcast 83 is a regular look at the news, stories and trends related to Michigan’s 83 counties.


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