IAC District 4 Meeting Recap – May 2024

The IAC District 4 meeting was held in Camas County on May 9th, 2024. Minidoka County Commissioner Wayne Schenk started the meeting off with roll call and the pledge of allegiance. Following the introduction, Minidoka County Treasurer LaVonna Dayley was sworn in as IAC District 4’s secretary/treasurer. Meeting attendees also discussed nominations for the recipient …

IAC’s Board Members Meet in Moscow for Planning & Development

By Oneida County Assessor Kathleen Atkinson The IAC Board of Directors met in Moscow, Idaho, for their Spring Board Planning and Development Meeting on April 25, 2024. Attendees were welcomed by Vic Pearson, IAC’s president, who provided an overview of the agenda. Roll Call was then taken by Mark Bair, IAC’s 2nd vice president.  Board …

IAC Releases 2025 Templates for Proposed Legislative and Policy Resolutions

While the 2024 Idaho Legislative Session may have just wrapped, it is time to consider policy changes needed in 2025. This year, the Idaho Association of Counties (IAC) is providing two separate templates for proposed resolutions: the 2025 Proposed Legislative Resolution template and the new 2025 Proposed Policy Resolution template.  Why Have Two Templates? To …

ISA & IJAA Spring Conference Recap 2024

The Idaho Sheriffs’ Association (ISA) and the Idaho Jail Administrators Association (IJAA) met for their 2024 Spring Conference from April 15 – 17 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. This conference brought together Idaho’s sheriffs, deputies, and jail administrators from counties across Idaho for roundtable discussions, business meetings, and job-specific training. The keynote presentation: A Crisis in …

IAC District Meetings Roundup – April 2024

Throughout the month of April, IAC Districts 3, 1, and 5, met in their respective regions to share resources, gain valuable insights to county issues and solutions, and hear legislative updates. IAC District 3 met in Adams County on April 10th to discuss matters both specific to their region and those impacting the counties across …

IAC District 5 Tours International Machinery Manufacturing Facility During Meeting

County officials and legislators from across Southeastern Idaho gathered in Bingham County on Thursday, April 18, to discuss the 2024 legislative session and how to lead with emotional intelligence. Bingham County Commissioner Eric Jackson arranged for the group to meet at Spudnik Equipment in Blackfoot, Idaho, for a private tour. Spudnik, a local agricultural equipment …

IAC District 1 Meeting Recap – April 2024

By: Benjamin Allen, Shoshone County Prosecuting Attorney, IAC District 1 Chairman The IAC District 1 meeting was held April 12th in Coeur d’Alene, with elected officials from all five northern counties participating. The legislative committee chair, Luke Omodt, commended IAC for its proactiveness during the legislative session, and IAC Executive Director Seth Grigg recapped a …

IAC District 3 Meeting Recap – April 2024

The IAC District 3 meeting was held in Adams County on April 10th, 2024. The meeting offered a place for District 3 affiliates to discuss county issues and solutions. Payette County Sheriff Andy Creech called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call. Sara Westbrook, IAC’s Director of Government Affairs, presented …

Three IAC District Meetings Scheduled This April

IAC District Meetings serve as a great resource to Idaho’s county officials. Attendees can gather ideas regarding best practices, receive updates on regional, state, and federal issues, and strengthen relationships through networking. All county elected officials are encouraged to attend their districts’ respective meetings to help them stay actively engaged and up-to-date on the latest …