Congratulations to Larry Kleindl, Kandiyohi County Administrator, who received the annual "Joe Ries Excellence in County Management Award" from Minnesota Association of County Administrators (MACA) president Chuck Whiting, Polk County Administrator, on December 3, 2018, at the Association of Minnesota Counties’ (AMC) Annual Conference in Bloomington.

Whiting selected Kleindl for his dedication to strengthening county administration and mentoring new professionals in the field. 

“Larry exemplifies the values of excellence and professionalism in county government management that our organization promotes,” Whiting explained.

Since 1999, the current president of the Minnesota Association of County Administrators (MACA) selects one MACA member annually to receive the "Joe Ries Excellence in County Management Award" for demonstrating exemplary service and leadership in the field of county management.

Kandiyohi County Administrator Larry Kleindl received the "Joe Ries Excellence in County Management Award" for 2018.  He is shown here receiving the award, surrounded by Kandiyohi County officials and staff.

Registration Now Open!

MACA Spring Technical Day
Thursday, April 11, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
(Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.)
Association of Minnesota Counties
125 Charles Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55103-2108

Only $25 per attendee. 

Historic Buildings: How to successfully manage and remodel historic buildings.

Legislative Advocacy: Learn about effective outreach to legislators and legislative committee testimony tips, and receive an update of the 2019 legislative session.

This is a great opportunity to meet with your legislators to discuss your county’s priorities. Please consider contacting your elected officials’ offices to schedule a meeting after the April 11 training.  If you have questions about scheduling an appointment with your legislator, please contact Ryan Erdmann, AMC’s Member Engagement Coordinator

Questions about the event? 
Please contact Jill Suurmeyer

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