State Sales Tax Collections Remain Strong through August

The State of Idaho recently released its September 2022 Idaho General Fund Revenue Report (available here). For the second month in a row, state general fund revenues fell short of predicted revenues. Individual income tax collections once again were less than the same month of the prior year (down 10% compared to last August). For …

IAC Steering Committees: What to Expect at 2022 Annual Conference

The upcoming IAC Annual Conference agenda is packed with quality content and the IAC committee agendas are no exception. If you did not sign up for a 2022 steering committee, that’s okay; IAC members are still welcome to attend all committee meetings. This year during the committee meetings, we will pass around a sign-up sheet …

Idaho Association of County Assessors Holds 2022 Annual Conference

The Idaho Association of County Assessors (IACA) met in Twin Falls, Idaho at the Canyon Crest Event Center August 22nd through the 25th for its 2022 Annual Conference. The event featured presenters and updates from the State Tax Commission, the Idaho Transportation Department, Urban Renewal, the Department of Motor Vehicles, and ICRMP. IAC staff also …

Idaho Association of County Recorders and Clerks Holds 2022 Annual Conference

The Idaho Association of County Recorders and Clerks (IACRC) met in Sandpoint, Idaho at the Schweitzer Mountain Resort August 15th through 18th for its 2022 Annual Conference. Idaho’s county clerks gathered from all 44 counties to participate in the event, which featured committee meetings on elections, budget, nominating, education, and recording. There were workshops on …

Idaho Association of County Treasurers Holds 97th Annual Conference in Bonners Ferry

This week, the Idaho Association of County Treasurers (IACT) met in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, for the 97th Annual Treasurer’s Conference. IACT is a non-profit, non-partisan organization comprised of 44 county elected treasurers. The conference attracted county treasurers from around the state for this multi-day event that included education sessions and workshops, the IACT business meeting, …

Time to Submit Your Proposed Legislative Resolutions for 2023

  The deadline to submit proposed legislative resolutions is fast approaching. Be sure to get your resolutions in to IAC policy staff by September 1st, 2022. This will ensure they are considered by the IAC Membership for inclusion in the 2023 IAC Legislative Package. Legislative resolutions may be submitted through your affiliate, districts, and committees. …

2022 NACo Annual Conference Recap in Adams County, Colo.

The National Association of Counties (NACo) held its annual conference in Adams County on the outskirts of Denver, Colo., at the Gaylord Rockies Resort this July. The event drew state and local government officials, subject-matter experts, and celebrated authors and innovators as keynote speakers from all nooks and crannies of the country. The event also …

Imagine Idaho Grant Opportunity Announcement

Imagine Idaho Foundation is now accepting 2022-2023 grant applications, which will range between 5-10 projects. Awarded applicants can expect grant amounts between $2,000, $5,000, and in some cases, up to $10,000 depending on need. The application window opens on July 1, 2022, and consideration will begin on July 18, 2022. The window closes on September …

Idaho Broadband Advisory Release Strategic Plan

The Idaho Broadband Advisory Board (IBAB) has finalized a statewide strategic plan for structuring, prioritizing, and dispensing grants from the Idaho Broadband Fund. IBAB aims to serve 100% of Idaho businesses and homes with broadband speeds of at least 100 megabits per second minimum for download and 20 megabits per second for upload speed by …

2022 IACC Annual Conference Recap

County elected officials and IAC policy staff recently spent several days in Burley, Idaho, for the 2022 Idaho Association of Commissioners and Clerks (IACC) Annual Conference. During the conference, Boundary County Commissioner Dan Dinning received the Mills Adler Award for his many accomplishments and dedication to serving Idaho counties. New leadership was also established at …

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