Idaho Considers Assessment-Model Revamp to Lessen Residential Property Tax

Over the past two years, the Idaho Legislature has been struggling to determine how to alleviate the massive tax shift toward residential property owners. In 2021, the Legislature passed House Bill 389, a comprehensive property tax bill that further capped local government budgets, increased the homeowner’s exemption by $25,000 and adjusted property-tax relief programs such …

Check Out IAC’s Data Portal!

IAC has been brainstorming ideas for how to get county-specific data to our members for quite some time now. Our goal is to ensure our members the latest and most germane information so you are never in the dark about what’s happening. Enter the new IAC data portal! On the Research & Data tab at …

Fugitive Dust Emissions

By Tiffany Floyd, Air Quality Division Administrator, Idaho DEQ Over the past several months, the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has seen an increase in public concern regarding fugitive dust emissions.  Fugitive dust emissions are regulated under the “Rules for Control of Air Pollution in Idaho” (IDAPA 58.01.01).  These dust emissions are particulate matter …

IAC Legislative Committee Update

The IAC Legislative Committee met Wednesday, July 22nd to discuss three important topics related to county government: the Property Tax Study Committee, Coronavirus liability reform, and the many challenges the coronavirus is creating regarding the fast-approaching November election. IAC Executive Director Seth Grigg kicked off the Legislative Committee meeting reporting local government budget transparency will …

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