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.



Featured: MAC 2015-2016 Membership Directory now on sale

A limited number of hard copies and electronic copies (PDF) of the MAC Membership Directory are now available for sale. Each print copy is $40, which includes shipping. An electronic copy is $35. To order, print the ORDER FORM and send to MAC with your payment.

Featured: Sights from 2015 Legislative Conference

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Treasury releases county-by-county liquor tax estimates

The Michigan Department of Treasury reports that liquor tax distributions to counties will decline to $49.88 million in fiscal 2016, from $73.75...

MAC still sees simple, direct election on 1-cent sales tax boost as best way to address roads crisis

The Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) reiterated today its longstanding support for a statewide vote to increase the sales tax by 1 penny, with...

State offers grant funds for county veteran benefits jobs

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency is now accepting grant applications to fund new staff positions in counties to assist military veterans with...

MAC committees to review hotel taxes, fracking fees

MAC committees on the environment and economic development are tackling some intriguing issues in their sessions on April 17. The Economic...

House GOP plan offers opportunity to bolster county services

LANSING, Mich. – County officials across Michigan are ready to work with majority Republicans in the Michigan House on key elements of their 2015...


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