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2017 NACo Annual Conference held in Franklin County, Columbus, Ohio

Report by Commissioner Cruickshank Thursday July 20th After arriving this afternoon I was able to attend a Special Dinner Event for Past Presidents of NACo held offsite. Several Past Presidents attended with one being from the 1980’s. It was interesting listening to their reflections of their year as NACo President. Friday July 21st My morning […]

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Idaho Communities to Receive $30 Million in PILT

Secretary Zinke announces record rural assistance funding WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced that 44 local governments in Idaho are receiving a total of $30 million in Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) funding for 2017. The payments are Idaho’s share of the record $464.6 million distributed to 1,900 local […]

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Congratulations Ada County Procurement!

Ada County Procurement played an integral role in a team that helped to modernize Idaho political subdivision procurement statutes for the 2017 legislative session. They helped to suggest statute changes that establishes delegated authority for counties, raises dollar thresholds for Goods, Services, and Public Works, adds an RFP process, and affords flexibility to political subdivisions […]

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