Public hearing set on new fees at fairgrounds

Legal NoticeThe Boundary County Fair Board proposes to add a charge for an hourly worker fee of $42 per hour with a minimum of two (2) hours for events and/or their coordinators who request help from fairground employees when they are simultaneously renting the fairgrounds facilities.

This fee matches the current 2023 state rates. Also proposed is a new fee of $20 per day to cover the use of electricity for trailers or camp trailers belonging to event coordinators during their event. Also proposed is a flat fee for coordinators who wish to offer food or other vendor booths during their outdoor event of $150 for up to three vendors, or $250 for up to five vendors. Also proposed is an internet fee of $10/day for individual use, or $75/day for a group rate.

All citizens are invited to attend a public hearing to be held at the Boundary County Fairgrounds in the Office Boardroom, located at 6567 Recreation Park Road. Suite 1, Bonners Ferry, Idaho, on Monday January 8, 2024 at the time of 5:30 PM. The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comment and to explain the reasons for the newly proposed fees. Any person having questions about the proposed increase should contact the Boundary County Fair Board Administrator Jodi Stoddard at (208) 267-7041.