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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Campbell takes reins as MAC president

Allegan County Commissioner Jon Allegan took the oath Sept. 15 to become the president of MAC during the association's Annual Conference on Mackinac Island. Allegan County Board of Commissioners Chairman Mark DeYoung administered the oath.


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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MAC's Bosworth fights flawed tax capture bill

The House Commerce Committee took testimony Wednesday on House Bill 5856 that would revamp state law on downtown development authorities -- revamp,...

Road impasse has cost state $270 million, and counting

The Legislature's refusal to fund new investments in infrastructure has cost Michigan taxpayers more than $270 million since June 12 of this year,...

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.


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