County Commissioners

210 Courthouse Way, Suite 140
Rigby, ID 83442

Overview:

Jefferson County elects three commissioners from single-member districts to staggered terms to represent the entire county. 

The Board of County Commissioners serves as the legislative and policy-setting body for county government.  They have the power to adopt ordinances (local laws), approve the County budget, and establish the requirements for the departments under its control.  The following departments are under the Board of County Commissioners:  Road & Bridge, Planning & Zoning, Building, Weeds, Emergency Management, and Parks & Recreation. 

The Board of County Commissioners generally meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month for public hearings and regular agenda items.

Please click here to determine which district you reside in.

All three commissioners are actively involved in the community and serve on a number of boards and committees. 

District 1

Brian Farnsworth, bfarnsworth@co.jefferson.id.us

Brian Farnsworth of Rigby has served since January 2013 and was re-elected in November 2014.  Brian was re-elected for a four year term.  His term expires Jan. 2019.  Brian is in construction.

  • Represents County with High Country Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D)
  • Represents County with Eastern Idaho Public Health District
  • Regional Mental Health Board
  • Represents County with Rigby High School Athletic Committee
  • Vice-Chairman of the Cloud Seeding Committee
  • Represents County with Eastern Idaho State Fair Board

District 2

Scott Hancock, shancock@co.jefferson.id.us

Scott Hancock of Garfield was elected in November 2014.  Scott was elected for a two year term.  His term expires Jan. 2017.  Scott retired from the INL and is a rancher.

  • Represents County with Five County Detention
  • Represents County with Development Company
  • Represents County with Eastern Idaho State Fair Board
  • Represents County with Regional Development Alliance

District 3

Jerald Raymond, jraymond@co.jefferson.id.us

Jerald Raymond of Menan has served since December 2010 and was re-elected in November 2012.  Jerald was re-elected for a four year term.  His term expires Jan. 2017.  Jerald is a rancher.

  • Represents County with Upper Valley Drug Court
  • Represents County with BLM’s National Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Strategy
  • Seventh Judicial District Magistrate Judge Commission Member
  • Represents County with Eastern Idaho State Fair Board
  • Bureau of Land Management Resource Advisory Council Member

Staff:

Emily Kramer, Executive Assistant
(208) 745-0868
ekramer@co.jefferson.id.us

210 Courthouse Way, Suite 130
Rigby, ID 83442


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