Idaho’s First Digital Government Summit Recap

Idaho’s First Digital Government Summit was held on Thursday, August 10, 2023, at the Boise Centre. The event was created to bring industry experts, government stakeholders, and digital leaders together for meaningful discussions on Idaho’s technological challenges and solutions. “We need the ability to engage and the Digital Government Summit gives us that opportunity when …

Mindy Linn Celebrates 10-Year Work Anniversary with IAC

Mindy Linn, IAC’s Operations Specialist, has just celebrated her 10-year work anniversary with the organization. While her contributions to Idaho counties over the past decade are too vast to list, we wanted to recognize her dedication to the association and show our appreciation for her years of service and hard work. In addition to a …

Idaho Counties Brave Texas Heat for 2023 NACo Annual Conference in Austin

Several of Idaho’s county elected officials, county staff, and four members of Idaho Association of Counties (IAC) staff traveled to Austin, Texas, to attend the 2023 National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference & Exposition July 21 to July 24 at the Austin Convention Center. The event attracted county members and state associations from across …

IAC Announces 2023 Scholarship Award Recipients

The Idaho Association of Counties (IAC) has named the 2023 recipients of the IAC Scholarship. After a competitive review process, seven students from across the state of Idaho were selected from a pool of 57 applicants to each receive a $1,000 scholarship from the IAC Scholarship Fund. Award Recipients: -Miles Taylor, Senior, Coeur d’Alene Charter …

Reemployment of Retired Public Safety Officers

From PERSI, the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho Senate Bill 1054 was passed by the Idaho Legislature and signed by the Governor on March 20, 2023. This legislation becomes effective July 1, 2023 and amends Idaho Code §59-1356 to allow for the reemployment of certain retired members. Under Idaho Code §59-1356(6) a retired member may return to …

Resources for an Even Safer Idaho

Resources for an Even Safer Idaho: An Open Invitation to Connect with the U.S. Attorney’s Office By Josh Hurwit, United States Attorney for the District of Idaho I joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2012 as an Assistant United States Attorney because I wanted to contribute to public safety in a place that was home …

2023 IACC Annual Conference Recap

The Idaho Association of Commissioners & Clerks (IACC) gathered in Moscow, Idaho, from June 6 – 8 for their 2023 Annual Conference. The conference kicked off with the Opening Session and welcome remarks from Owyhee County Clerk Angie Barkell, followed by an ethics presentation from Nez Perce County Clerk Patty Weeks and a discussion on …

2023 Spring County Officials Institute Recap

The 2023 Spring County Officials Institute (COI) has wrapped with four trainings taking place around the state during the month of May. IAC Policy Staff traveled to Idaho Falls, Twin Falls, Coeur d’Alene, and Boise to provide Idaho’s county elected officials and county staff a comprehensive review of the 2023 Legislative Session and training on …

Submitting Your Proposed Legislative Resolutions for 2024

With summer affiliate conferences just around the corner, here’s a quick reminder about the process to submit a proposed resolution to IAC for consideration for inclusion in the 2024 resolution packet. You can access the 2024 Resolution Template here. The first page of the template includes all of IAC’s guidelines for proposed resolutions. The second …

2023 ISA & IJAA Spring Conference Recap

The Idaho Sheriffs’ Association (ISA) and the Idaho Jail Administrators Association (IJAA) held their 2023 Spring Conference at the Sun Valley Resort from May 9 – 11. The event drew sheriffs, jail administrators, and deputies from around Idaho for presentations and training from subject matter experts, roundtable discussions, business meetings, committee reports, awards, and more. …