Public Records

As custodian of the City's Records, the City Clerk manages the official record center for all city Ordinances and Resolutions, Document Recordings, Annexations, Legal Notices and Publications, Contracts, Council Minutes and all other documents adopted by the City Council. The City Clerk is responsible for receiving public records requests.

Your Right to Public Information

Every person has a right to examine and take a copy of any public record of this state; there is a presumption that all public records in Idaho are open at all reasonable times for inspection except as otherwise expressly provided by statute.

Public Records Requests

All Requests can be made directly to the City Department responsible for the record. If you do not know which department is responsible for the record, you can submit the request directly to the Office of the City Clerk. First, click on the Public Record Request Form link, save it, and fill it out. Then transmit it to our office by one of the following methods:

In order to best serve the public, all requests to examine or copy public records MUST BE MADE IN WRITING. We will respond to your request within three business days after receiving it in our office. Please sign all forms transmitted by Fax, Regular Mail, or in Person.
There can be costs associated with the gathering and reproducing of records. The customer must pay the appropriate cost to the City Clerk's office before the records are distributed. If you have questions concerning the costs involved, please ask a member of the City Clerk's Staff prior to submitting your request.

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