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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Public Notice - Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds


Kootenai County has been allocated approximately $32 million from the federal government through the American Rescue Plan Act. The funds will be released in two (2) installments, and the county will have until the end of 2024 to obligate available funds. ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Community Development Offices will be Closed to the Public for In-person Service Effective Sept 1


The Community Development offices will be closed to the public for in-person service effective September 1, 2021.

This decision protects the population we serve and our employees during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

We are still able to provide servi...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

New Extended ‘No Wake Zone’ on the Spokane River

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Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho: As of July 12th, 2021, the ‘No Wake Zone’ on the Spokane River near the mouth of Lake Coeur d’ Alene was extended. The previous wake zone was from the mouth of the Coeur d’ Alene Riv...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Growth Management Principles and Possible Applications


Growth management strategies are tools that can help ensure the great qualities of Kootenai County are not lost to unplanned sprawl.

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

'What Exactly Does the County Do?'

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We've recently had some great conversations with residents but one common inquiry we get is 'What exactly does the county do?'. It's a great question!For the most part, counties are really an arm of the state. County elected offi...
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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Kootenai County Announces Recruiting Video Release

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Kootenai County is pleased to announce the release of a recruiting video for employment opportunities within County government. We invite you to view the video on our website under our Human Resources link and to share it throughout our community, as well...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Due to State Law Change Fees for Driver’s Licenses will be Increasing


House bill 161 which was passed and signed by the Governor and goes into effect July 1st. 2021 will help cover those increasing costs by allowing counties to raise the fees for driver’s licenses and identification cards. This slight fee increase will

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Kootenai County Preliminary FY22 Budget


Watch the Board of Commissioners meeting with Auditor staff to consider an initial overview of the submitted Fiscal Year 2022 countywide budget requests.


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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Kootenai County State of the County Address


Watch the State of the County Address given by Commissioner's Chris Fillios, Leslie Duncan and Bill Brooks, presented at the Best Western CDA Inn, Coeur d'Alene on April 20, 2021.

Thanks to Bunkhouse Media for providing video recording o...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Kootenai County Employee of the Year-Kelly Peterson

Kelly Peterson

Kootenai County is excited to recognize Kelly Peterson as our 2020 Employee of the Year!Kelly has worked for Kootenai County since 2013. His exemplary customer service at the Post Falls DMV has been acknowledged by customers, one of which wrote, "&am...

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