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Register Today for ICCTFOA Institute in Coeur d’Alene

The 2018 Idaho City Clerks, Treasurers and Finance Officers Association Institute will be held in Coeur d’Alene at the Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn on September 19 – 21... Read More

AIC News

Idaho City Management Association Senior Adviser Program: What You Need to Know

The Idaho City Management Association (IdCMA) has adopted the Senior Adviser Program in partnership with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA)... Read More

Idaho 2018 Revised Withholding Tax Tables are Effective Immediately, Special Requirements apply to Form W-4

The Idaho State Tax Commission has revised A Guide to Idaho Income Tax Withholding (rev. 6-20-2018), containing updated 2018 state income tax withholding tables adjusted for inflation and reflecting a reduction in the income tax rates... Read More

Water Quality: Idaho's 2016 Integrated Report Out for Public Comment

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on its draft 2016 status report on water quality in Idaho’s rivers, streams, lakes, and reservoirs.  Currently, the comment period is scheduled to close at 5:00 p.m. MDT, Monday, August 6, 2018... Read More

Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

The WIFIA program accelerates investment in our nation’s water infrastructure by providing long-term, low-cost supplemental loans for regionally and nationally significant projects... Read More

Children Pedestrian Safety Program Grants

Joint Program: LHTAC and ITD Application is available online. http://lhtac.org/programs/children-pedestrian-safety-program/ The Idaho Transportation DepartmentBoard and... Read More

AIC Highlights Noteworthy People

Check out noteworthy things being done and honors received by people in Idaho... Read More

AIC Highlights Noteworthy City Clips

Check out noteworthy things done and honors received by cities around Idaho as... Read More

AIC Shines Its Community Spotlight on Twin Falls

The city of Twin Falls is in the heart... Read More

ICRMP Corner

The 2018-2019 Risk Management Discount Program is now live. Key contacts must set up the organization and upload the policies first.
 
Receive a 5% discount on next year’s premium if at least 80% of your employees and elected officials complete all the requirements.
 
Visit https://www.icrmp.org/discount-program.aspx for this year’s requirements, tips for success and to login and complete the training.


 

Regional

Petitioners hand over signatures to lift pot ban...

MalheurCAN!, the grassroots group aiming to lift a ban in Ontario on sales of marijuana, as well as licensing for establishments to do so, has submitted petitions with double the amount of required signatures... Read More

Spokane’s water system free from lead pipes, removal complete

The city of Spokane has finished removing all lead pipes in its water system... Read More

Third e-scooter company gets permit to operate in Portland

A third electric scooter company is bringing shared electric scooters to Portland... Read More

Idaho News

In first for state, more women than men apply for Idaho Supreme Court opening

The list of applicants is in for an opening on the Idaho Supreme Court, and for the first time in state history, more women have applied than men... Read More

Meridian puts public hearing signups online, looks to offer video testimony

The city of Meridian now offers online signups to testify at public hearings... Read More

New money-saving lighting system installed at city hall, Pocatello officials say

POCATELLO – Thanks to some help from Idaho Power, Pocatello City Hall is making the switch to energy-efficient lighting... Read More

Former Nampa police chief reflects on more than 30 years of service

NAMPA — When LeRoy Forsman was hired as an instructor at the College of Western Idaho months after retiring from the Nampa Police Department, he didn’t expect to build the college’s law enforcement program from the ground up.... Read More

Eagle opens expansion of Guerber Park with new splash pad, playground

Eagle residents have another way to cool off from the hot weather... Read More

Spin hits brakes on bike share

The Spin dockless bicycle share program expected to be implemented on the University of Idaho campus and in the city of Moscow next month has skidded to a stop... Read More

FINDING HOPE: Treasure Valley leaders unveil new Opioid Crisis Response Strategic Plan

BOISE - New efforts are underway in the Treasure Valley to combat the opioid epidemic... Read More

Cochran receives award for drug, alcohol education efforts

BOISE — Danielle Cochran of Cottonwood received the community leadership award at the 8th Bi-Annual Northwest Alcohol Conference, held in Boise on July 18-20... Read More

City earns $200,000 for energy efficiency

FRUITLAND — Through designing and installing equipment with energy efficiency upgrades at its new wastewater treatment plant, the City of Fruitland has reduced its energy expenses... Read More

Heyburn City Council plans to ask judge to order wastewater improvement bond

HEYBURN — The Heyburn City Council agreed to move toward a judicial confirmation instead of an election for a bond to help pay for $7-$8 million in work at its wastewater treatment plant.... Read More

Rec district mulls handing Fuller Park to city of Meridian

Western Ada Recreation District and the city of Meridian have begun conversations about transferring management of Fuller Park, near the southeast corner of Cherry Lane and Ten Mile Road, to the city... Read More

State report examines savings if Idaho were to expand Medicaid

A state-commissioned actuarial study examining the potential costs and savings of Medicaid expansion, should Idaho voters approve it in November, concluded that there could be big savings for state and local taxpayers, even if an estimated 91,000 Idahoans sign on to Medicaid — well beyond the current estimates of the 62,000 who fall into a coverage gap... Read More

Magic Valley Water Ways: Twin Falls' founders prepared the Magic Valley for today's growth

TWIN FALLS — Despite living in the High Desert, Magic Valley residents are rarely forced to consider their water usage... Read More

Idaho's first Latino judge, as he contemplates retirement: 'I contribute my grain of sand’

As he looks back over what he’s accomplished in two-and-a-half decades as a judge, Idaho Court of Appeals Judge Sergio Gutierrez is modest. He cites a saying in Spanish, that translates to, “I contribute my grain of sand to the greater work”... Read More

Who’s tracking opioids in the Treasure Valley?

Boise police started tracking opioid-related arrests in November 2016, after a case Officer... Read More

National

New Bill Threatens City Authority on Small Cell Infrastructure 

The latest chapter in the seemingly never-ending American conflict  ... Read More

What “Justice” Kavanaugh May Mean for State and Local Government

The nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has touched off ... Read More

Seven Strategies for Data-Driven Economic Development

For cities, effective economic development demands informed, careful leadership from elected officials. ... Read More

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