Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 31
COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
CHAPTER 52
COMMISSION-EXECUTIVE FORM OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT
31-5204.  Powers of executive. (1) The executive shall be the chief administrative official of the county and shall have all the powers and perform all the duties of an executive and administrative nature vested in, or imposed upon, the county or the board of county commissioners by law or by agreement with any municipality or other subdivision of the state. In addition to such other responsibilities as may be imposed upon him by law the county executive shall:
(a)  Report annually to the board of county commissioners and the people on the state of the county. He shall also recommend to the board of county commissioners whatever action or programs he deems necessary for the improvement of the county and the welfare of its residents;
(b)  See that the ordinances of the county and the resolutions of the board of county commissioners are complied with and faithfully executed, execute all contracts and conveyances in the name of and on behalf of the county, and provide for the enforcement of all laws of the state subject to his enforcement or the enforcement of officers under his direction and supervision;
(c)  Prepare and submit an annual budget for the county to the board of county commissioners. The executive shall be the county budget officer and shall be responsible for the performance of the duties of the county budget officer as provided in chapter 16, title 31, Idaho Code, and any other provisions of law imposing duties upon the county budget officer;
(d)  Keep the board of county commissioners fully advised as to the financial condition and needs of the county and make such other reports from time to time as required by the board or as he deems necessary;
(e)  Furnish the board of county commissioners with information concerning the operations of county departments, boards or commissions, necessary for the board to exercise its powers or as requested by the board;
(f)  Preside over the meetings of the board of county commissioners and determine the order of business subject to any rules the board may prescribe, take part in the discussions, and recommend measures for adoption;
(g)  Exercise the executive authority of the county to appoint, supervise, suspend and remove county personnel and make nominations and appointments to additional offices, advisory boards and committees.
(2)  The executive may call special meetings of the board of county commissioners, the object of which shall be submitted to the board in writing.
(3)  The executive may appoint an administrative assistant, qualified by education and experience, who shall be responsible for the orderly and efficient operation and coordination of the various departments, boards, and commissions of the county.

History:
[31-5204, added 1996, ch. 283, sec. 3, p. 924.]


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