FY2014 Entitlement Share Payments

The growth factor for entitlement payments was reestablished in a bill passed by the 2011 legislature.  The growth rate for cities and towns in the current fiscal year will be 3.5%. You will find the table with the adjusted entitlement payment amounts that will be made over the next four quarters to the…

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Resolution #2012-1 General Principles

Local governments provide the services and facilities that are the foundation of the Montana economy.  Our cities and towns are among the best places in the country to live and work, raise a family and operate a business.  The League of Cities and Towns is committed to preserving and promoting…

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Resolution #2012-2 Entitlement Program

The 2011 Legislature, operating under the shadow of a suspicious $240-million budget deficit, flat lined entitlement payments for cities, towns and counties for the current two-year fiscal cycle.  House Bill 495 also revised the formula for calculating the annual growth factor that is applied to entitlement payments.  The new law…

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