2018 IAC Midwinter Legislative Conference

Ada County will play host to around 250 Idaho county elected officials next week during the 43rd Midwinter Legislative Conference of the Idaho Association of Counties. Officials representing each of Idaho’s 44 counties and guests including state lawmakers will meet February 6 – 8 in Boise, Idaho to participate in workshops and policy steering committee meetings. …

IAC Legislative Bulletin – January 30, 2018

From the Director During the interim three county commissioners (Ladd Carter, Bingham County; Dave McGraw, Latah County; and Terry Kramer, Twin Falls County) met monthly with three mayors (Shawn Barigar, Twin Falls; Paul Loomis, Blackfoot; and Diana Thomas, Weiser) to work together to develop consensus legislation to both address Idaho’s magistrate court funding challenges and …

IAC Legislative Bulletin – January 16, 2018

From the Director Happy New Year! With the start of a new year comes the start of Idaho’s annual legislative session. IAC staff have been working to develop new tools to better communicate with the membership to help keep you informed of legislative proceedings in Boise. In addition to maintaining the IAC bill tracker on …

IAC Legislative Committee sets 2018 Legislative Priorities

Each year, IAC’s Legislative Committee sets the association’s state legislative priorities. These priorities, adopted with the input of policy committees and the membership at the IAC Annual Conference, help to guide IAC’s efforts throughout the year. Fourteen resolutions were presented to IAC’s policy committees at the Annual Conference in Boise. Out of the fourteen resolutions …

Idaho Association of Counties Elects New Leadership for 2017-2018

Boise, Idaho — On September 27, the Idaho Association of Counties (IAC) elected new leadership for 2017-2018. IAC held its Annual Conference in Boise from September 25-27. The membership held elections on Wednesday, September 27 at the Boise Centre during their annual business meeting. Donna Peterson was elected as President of IAC. Peterson took office …

2017 IAC Award Recipients Announced

The Mills Adler and H. Sydney Duncombe awards were presented during the opening President’s Welcome Event at the IAC Annual Conference in Boise Monday night. A strong and effective organization is dependent upon the involvement of many dedicated individuals. IAC (including all of its component associations) strives to be a strong and effective organization, supporting the important …

New Executive Director named at Idaho Association of Counties

Boise, ID – Idaho Association of Counties announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Seth Grigg as the association’s next Executive Director. Grigg, who previously served as a Policy Analyst at IAC, will succeed Dan Chadwick, who is retiring from IAC after 27 years. “We are very pleased to announce this appointment,” said …

Idaho Association of Counties Announces Retirement of Longtime Executive Director

Boise, ID – Idaho Association of Counties (IAC) announced today that Daniel Chadwick will retire as executive director on February 2, 2018.  Chadwick has served as IAC’s Executive Director for over 27 years. “Throughout all of these years, I have thoroughly enjoyed the opportunities and challenges afforded me by IAC. But now it is time …

2017 NACo Annual Conference Report from WIR Representative

Brenda Richards, Owyhee County Treasurer IAC’s WIR Representative The NACO Conference started Thursday, July 20th with many of the Idaho attendees getting together to visit over dinner. Friday, July 21st Resolutions and Subcommittee meetings started.  I attended the Public Lands Steering Committee Subcommittee meeting, chaired by Gila County Arizona Supervisor, Tommie Cline Martin.  The meeting …

2017 IAC Salary & Benefits Survey Now Available

The 2017 IAC Salary and Benefits Survey is now available for electronic download. IAC surveyed all 44 counties and a total of 43 counties participated in this year’s survey. The electronic survey is available in an excel spreadsheet so that our members can use the data how they see fit. If you find any errors, …

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