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Kootenai County commissioners deny cell tower
January 12, 2024 1:09 a.m.

Kootenai County commissioners deny cell tower

Kootenai County commissioners nixed a proposed cell tower adjacent to I-90.

County officials consider policy for pay for themselves
September 21, 2023 1:09 a.m.

County officials consider policy for pay for themselves

Kootenai County elected officials will examine when and how their pay is calculated.

Kootenai County commissioners eye $141 million budget
August 4, 2023 1:08 a.m.

Kootenai County commissioners eye $141 million budget

Kootenai County commissioners voted unanimously this week to tentatively accept a $141 million budget for fiscal year 2024, which includes a 3% tax increase.

Kootenai County commissioners consider on-call pay
June 22, 2023 1:06 a.m.

Kootenai County commissioners consider on-call pay

Amid ongoing budget talks, Kootenai County commissioners discussed additional pay for some county employees while they are working on call.

County considers capital expenses
June 10, 2023 1:08 a.m.

County considers capital expenses

Kootenai County commissioners took a closer look Friday at capital expense request for fiscal year 2024.

Mayors not wild about impact-fee proposal
September 22, 2022 1:08 a.m.

Mayors not wild about impact-fee proposal

County wants cities to collect fees on its behalf to fund jail, parks, waterways

Not-so-sudden impact

Aquifer protection approved: Some say it doesn't go far enough to protect water supply
September 9, 2022 1:09 a.m.

Aquifer protection approved: Some say it doesn't go far enough to protect water supply

Kootenai County Commissioners approved an ordinance Thursday that aims to protect the county’s drinking water supply. Commissioners Bill Brooks and Leslie Duncan voted to adopt the ordinance that restricts septic density over the Rathdrum Prairie Aquifer to one dwelling per 5 acres. Chris Fillios was not present for the meeting. “I don’t think there’s any question that the mass majority of people are in favor of this,” Brooks said.

Sheriff criticizes Justice Building expansion
June 4, 2022 1:09 a.m.

Sheriff criticizes Justice Building expansion

Federal rules prohibit using ARPA funds to expand jail

Federal rules prohibit using ARPA funds to expand jail

Residents question recent county vote
April 30, 2022 1:08 a.m.

Residents question recent county vote

Some residents say the Board of County Commissioners didn’t follow proper procedure during a recent hearing to consider a request to expand a planned unit development.

Jail staff getting a raise
April 15, 2022 1:09 a.m.

Jail staff getting a raise

Bump of $2.06/hour effective next pay period

County commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to approve a raise for detention deputies at the county jail.

Optional Forms struggle looks dead
April 14, 2022 1:09 a.m.

Optional Forms struggle looks dead

Matter likely won’t go to voters

Matter likely won’t go to voters

County officials look ahead
April 8, 2022 1:07 a.m.

County officials look ahead

Commissioners speak at State of the County discussion

Commissioners speak at State of the County discussion

Commissioners face complaint
April 1, 2022 1:08 a.m.

Commissioners face complaint

Open meeting violation alleged; target is form of government group

Resident accuses study commission of violating open meeting law