The Official Web Site of

Bear Lake County, IDAHO

P.O. Box 190, Paris, ID 83261 - (208) 945-2212

DEPARTMENTS & SERVICES

Table of Contents 

AIRPORT 

 

 AMBULANCE

 

 ASSESSOR'S OFFICE

  BEAR LAKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL and BEAR LAKE MANOR

 

 BEAR LAKE REGIONAL COMMISSION

 

 BUILDING INSPECTOR

 CLERK

 

 CORONER

 

 DISTRICT COURT

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICES

 

 U of I BEAR LAKE COUNTY EXTENSION SERVICES

 

 HISTORICAL SOCIETY

LIBRARY DISTRICT 

 

 MAGISTRATE COURT

 

 PLANNING AND ZONING

PROSECUTING ATTORNEY 

 

 ROAD SHOP & EQUIPMENT

 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 

 SHERIFF'S OFFICE

 

 SOLID WASTE

 

 STOCK YARDS

 TREASURER'S OFFICE

 

 VETERANS OFFICE

 

 WEED CONTROL

AIRPORT: www.airnav.com/airport/1U7 1013 Airport Rd, Montpelier, ID 83254 (208) 847-1374
AMBULANCE: 534 Washington, Montpelier, ID 83254 (208) 847-1324

 General Duties 

To provide emergency medical service to Bear Lake County. All officers are volunteers. Top of Page
ASSESSOR'S OFFICE: 7 E. Center, Box 190, Paris, ID 83261 (208) 945-2155 ext. 4

 Board of Equalization Form
(download this form in Microsoft Word)
Hours of Business: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday (Fax) 945-2887

 Assessor

Lynn Lewis  blcassessor@dcdi.net

General Duties

Licensing of all motor vehicles including all recreational vehicles.
Do all tax assessments and mapping for the County.
Circuit breaker exemptions and homeowner exemptions.
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CLERK'S OFFICE 7 E. Center, P.O. Box 190, Paris, ID 83261 (208) 945-2212 ext. 5
Hours of Business: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday (Fax) 945-2248

Clerk of the District Court, Commissioner's Secretary

Kerry Haddock khaddock@dcdi.net

Chief Deputy Clerk

Cindy Garner

 

Deputy Clerks

Karla Eborn
Jamie Humpherys

 

General Duties 

  • Recording of land transactions, mortgages, liens, judgements, marriages
  • Licenses, elections, accounts payable, etc.
  • Birth & Death Records 1907-1911, after those dates please contact Vital Records, PO Box 83720, Boise, ID  83720-0036, (208) 334-5988 (will get a message) or www.healthand welfare.idaho.gov.
  • RECORDING FEES: $10.00 first page, $3.00 each additional page (Letter & Legal sizes), COPIES: $1.00 per page
  • SURVEYS - RECORDING FEE: $5.00 per survey
  • COPIES OF RECORDED SURVEYS: $4.00 per survey page
  • MARRIAGE LICENSE FEES: $28.00 - NO WAITING PERIOD

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TREASURER'S OFFICE: 7 E Center, Box 55, Paris, ID 83261 (208) 945-2130 ext. 7
Hours of Business: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday (Fax) 945 2998

 Treasurer

Tricia Poulsen   Taxcoll@dcdi.net

 Chief Deputy Treasurer

Karen Webb  

 General Duties  

Treasurer's Office

Online Payment Tools

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NOTICE OF PENDING ISSUE OF TAX DEED

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 63-1005, Idaho Code as amended, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, by the undersigned Treasurer of Bear Lake County, Idaho, as Ex-Officio Tax Collector of said County, that the property hereinafter referenced was duly and regularly assessed for taxes for the year 2009.  That said taxes for the year 2009 were entered delinquent as of the first day of January 2010, and that time for redemption will expire May 31st, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

      NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that since said delinquencies have not been redeemed on or before the redemption date by payment of said taxes in full, together with all costs and expenses, I shall thereupon as required by law, issue to the said County of Bear Lake as grantee, a Tax Deed conveying to said County absolute title to said property; said property herein referred to being summarized as follows:

     No. 1 OWNER: KRYSTYON S YOUNG: 8503 BRAUN PATH SAN ANTONIO TX 78254  PARCEL # 3722.06 LOCATION: T-6865 FR. SESE SEC. 19 TWP 13 RANGE 43 20 ACRES TAXES: $109.59 Late Fee: $4.44 Interest: $46.71 Costs: $214.89 Total as of May 31st, 2013 $608.66

     No. 2 OWNER: JAMES H. OLENSLAGER ETAL 980 MUDDY STRING THAYNE WY  83127 PARCEL # 300.00  LOCATION: Plat A Fr. Lot 4 Blk 22 Corbett Subd. Lot 1 .40 Ac. 607 Boise St Montpelier, ID TAXES: $216.44 Late Fee: $4.32 Interest: $90.28 Costs: $115.35 Total as of  May 31st, 2013 $426.39

     No. 3 OWNER: JAMES H. OLENSLAGER ETAL 980 MUDDY STRING THAYNE WY  83127 PARCEL # 300.05 LOCATION: PLAT A Fr Lot 4 Blk 22 Corbett Subd Lot 6 .23 Ac 580 N 6th Montpelier, ID TAXES: $216.44 Late Fee: $4.32 Interest: $90.28 Costs: $100.00 Total as of May 31st, 2013 $481.82

    No. 4  OWNER: DAVID R SMITH ETUX PO BOX 325 GEORGETOWN ID 83239

PARCEL # 01923.01   LOCATION: 526 STRINGTOWN LANE GEORGETOWN ID 83239,  GEORGETOWN T- 6003 FR LOT 8 BLK 18 Taxes: $368.72 Late Fees: $7.40 Interest: $153.98 Costs: $205.27 Total as of May 31st, 2013  $735.37

     No. 5 OWNER: ROBERT S RAYBURN ETAL 930 RED FOX LANE BISMARCK AR 71929 PARCEL # 2818.02 LOCATION: T-7038, T-7039 Fr. E2NE Sec 14 Township 12 Range

43,  40 Acres TAXES: $530.91 Late Fees: $10.61 Interest: $251.26 Costs: $615.81 Total as of May 31st, 2013 $1408.59

                  No. 6 OWNER: ALEXANDER W HAUSER JR. ETUX  31601 BRIGGS RD MENIFEE CA 92584 PARCEL # 15051.00 LOCATION: Beaver Creek Acres, Lot 51 Sec 31 and 32 Township 11 Range 43, 130 View Circle Beaver Creek Acres Taxes: $ 44.68 Late Fees: $.86 Interest: $18.66 Costs: $210.54 Total as of May 31st, 2013 $274.74

     No. 7 OWNER: ANDD LLC 537 HILLSBORO DR PROVIDENCE UT 84332 PARCEL# 44051.00 LOCATION: RESERVE AT BEAR LAKE #4 LOT 51, SEC 2 & 11 Township 16 Range 43, 1.04 Acres  28 Hawksbeard Circle Fish Haven, Id TAXES: $1155.86 Late Fee: $ 23.10 Interest: $482.88 Costs: $226.35 Total as of May 31st, 2013 $1889.19

     No. 8 OWNER: ROBERT HAMILTON ETUX  39 OAK SMITHFIELD UT 84335 PARCEL # 16035.00  LOCATION: BEAR LAKE RANCHETTES PAR. 35 10 ACRES TAXES: $118.60 Late Fee: $ 3.72 Interest: $56.57 Costs: $205.27 Total as of May 31st, 2013 $ 384.16

          No 8 OWNER: DOUG VANCE ETUX PO Box 1058 Parowan UT  84761 PARCEL # 2861.00 LOCATION: T3930 Fr SWSE Sec. 24 Twp 12 Range 43 37.5 Acres 1605 Lower Bern Rd Bern ID TAXES: $25.14 Late Fee: $.50 Interest: $10.28 Costs: $214.89 Total as of May 31, 2013 $250.81

     No. 9 OWNER:  TIMOTHY S. JENSEN PO Box 618 Afton WY  83110 PARCEL # 304.00

LOCATION: PLAT A T4196 Fr. Lot 1 Blk 24 526 Clay St Montpelier ID TAXES: $431.82 Late Fee: $8.62 Interest: $180.28 Costs: $210.54 Total as of May 31, 2013 $831.26 

     No. 10 OWNER: KEVIN MOORE ETUX 351 E 4450 S OGDEN UT  84405 PARCEL # 2807.08 LOCATION: T7295 Fr NWSE Sec. 11 Twp 12 Range 43 20 Acres TAXES: $219.70

Late Fee: $4.38 Interest: $91.71 Costs:  $205.27 Total as of May 31, 2013 $521.06

     No. 11 OWNER: THE RETREAT AT BEAR LAKE LLC 695 Vista View Lane North Salt Lake City UT  84054 PARCEL # 4732.00  LOCATION: W1/2SW; SESW; SWSE Sec. 33 Twp 14 Range 43 160 Acres TAXES: $3,751.84 Late Fee: $75.08 Interest: $1,567.70 Costs: $167.70     

Total as of May 31, 2103 $5,562.32

     No. 12 OWNER: THE RETREAT AT BEAR LAKE LLC 695 Vista View LN North Salt Lake City UT  84054 PARCEL # 4724.00 LOCATION: E1/2 SE; NWSE Sec. 32 Twp 14 Range 43 120 acres TAXES: $17.74 Late Fee: $.36 Interest: $7.30 Costs: $115.00 Total as of May 31, 2013 $140.40

    No. 13 OWNER: R. BRUCE WALLACE 5707 Bluespruce Dr Indianapolis IN  46237  

PARCEL # 29343.00 LOCATION: Bear Lake West Properties #1 Plat B Lot 343 .45 Acres 437 Cold Springs Dr Fish Haven, Idaho Taxes: $436.91 Late Fees: $8.80 Interest: $182.70 Costs: $211.00 Total as of May 31, 2013 $839.41

     No. 14 OWNER: PETER C KNUDSON TRUSTEE 1209 Michelle Dr Brigham City UT  84302 PARCEL # 24030.00 LOCATION: Bear Lake West Sub #1 Lot 30 Sec. 27 Twp 16 Range 43 .39 Ac 353 Lewis Loop Fish Haven ID TAXES: $371.12 Late Fees: $7.40 Interest: $154.86 Costs: $221.54 Total as of May 31, 2013 $754.92

  Taxes, late fee, interest and costs are for the 2009 and prior years only. Costs will continue to accrue until the date of tax deed. Information concerning the legal descriptions of said properties may be obtained from the Treasurer’s Office, Paris, Idaho, phone 208-945-2130, ext 7.

 A hearing shall be held on said application before the Board of County Commissioners on May 13, 2013, at the hour of 10:00 o’clock A.M. at which time the record owner or owners or any party in interest shall have adequate opportunity to be heard, to confront and cross-examine any evidence or witness against the record owner or owners, and obtain and present evidence on behalf of the record owner or owners or any party in interest.  At 10:00 o’clock A.M. on June3, 2013, tax deed will be issued at the Treasurer’s Office, Bear Lake County Courthouse, P.O. Box 55, Paris, Idaho.

Tricia Poulsen

Bear Lake County Treasurer and Ex-Officio Tax Collector

Publish March 27, April 3, 10, 17

 

Send out all property tax notices (usually sent the 2nd week of November. Collect, deposit and invest all property taxes received (due December 20th if paid in full or 1st half by December 20th and 2nd half by June 20th.) These taxes are for the previous year's taxes.  Top of Page
CORONER: (208) 847-1537

 Coroner

Lee Nelson  Top of Page
DISTRICT COURT: 7 E. Center St., P.O. Box 190, Paris, ID 83261

(208) 945-2208 ext. 6,

-(208) 547-2146

District Judge 

Mitchell Brown (Fax) 547-2147

 Deputy Clerk

Karen Volbrecht  

General Duties 

District Court

Online Payment Tool

Pay your court fines, bonds and fees online here!

 

Maintain and file court documents. Enter citations and collect fines and fees. Record court proceedings and take minutes of court proceedings  Top of Page
MAGISTRATE COURT: 7 E. Center St., P.O. Box 190, Paris, ID 83261

(208) 945-2208 ext. 6,

 

Magistrate Judge 

Todd Garbett  

 Deputy Clerks

Nancy Skinner & Janet Michaelson  

General Duties 

Maintain and file court documents. Enter citations and collect fines and fees. Record court proceedings and take minutes of court proceedings  Top of Page
PROSECUTING ATTORNEY: 7 East Center
P.O. Box 190
Paris, ID 83261
(208) 945-1438

Prosecuting Attorney 

Steven A.  Wuthrich
SHERIFF'S OFFICE: 50 No Main, P.O. Box 365, Paris, ID 83261 (208) 945-2121
  http://www.blcso.us Office hours - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM - M-F (Fax) 945-2740

 Sheriff

Brent R. Bunn  
  Driver License Fees - $24.50 for 4 Years, $45.00 for 8 Years

Click here to look for offenders and register for changes in their custody status.

Brought to you by the Bear Lake County Sheriff's Office.

 

 

 

 

 

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BEAR LAKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL:

www.blmhospital.com


BEAR LAKE MANOR

www.bearlakemanor.com

164 S. 5th St., Montpelier, ID 83254


855 Boise St., Montpelier, ID 83254

(208) 847-1630


(208) 847-2400

 Administrator

Rod Jacobson  blrjacob@blmhospital.com

 CFO

Leslie Crane  bllcrane@blmhospital.com

General Duties 

Hospital: Health care for the Bear Lake Valley including Skilled Nursing Facility.

Bear Lake Manor: Assisted Living Center

 

 

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U of I BEAR LAKE COUNTY EXTENSION SERVICES:

http://extension.ag.uidaho.edu/bearlake/

21620 US Hwy 30, Montpelier, Idaho 83254

(208) 847-0344

(208) 847-0345

 

Office hours 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday

(208) 847-0344

bearlake@uidaho.edu

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VETERANS OFFICE: 9 North Main - Paris, ID 83261 (208) 945-9000

 Director

 Ed Lyon  
ROAD SHOP & EQUIPMENT: 22956 US Hwy 30, Montpelier, ID 83254 (208) 847-1061
  Office Hours - 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM  

Road and Bridge Supervisor 

Greg Skinner   Top of Page
SOLID WASTE DEPARTMENT: 22956 US Hwy 30, Montpelier, ID 83254 (208) 847-4259

 Supervisor

Todd Transtrum     Top of Page

WEED CONTROL:

www.dcdi.net/~blcweed

22960 US Hwy 30, Montpelier, ID 83254 (208) 847-0098
  Office Hours - 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM  FAX (208) 847-2711

 Supervisor

Todd Transtrum  toddt@dcdi.net

 General Duties 

Oversee the control of noxious weeds in the Bear Lake Valley  Top of Page
STOCK YARDS: 138 N 6th - Montpelier, ID 83254 (208) 847-9944

 Brand Inspector

Gene Boehme (208) 847-2695

LIBRARY DISTRICT:

www.bearlake.lili.org

138 N. 6th St., Montpelier, ID 83254 (208) 847-1664
  Downtown Paris, ID 83261 (208) 945-2253

Bear Lake County Historical Society:

www.railsandtrails.net

 322 N. 4th St., Montpelier, ID 83254

Lower Level of the National OR/CA Trail Center

 (208) 847-3800

The Rails and Trails Museum exhibits displays courtesy of the Bear Lake Historical Society and the Daughters of Utah Pioneers.

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 Bear Lake Regional Commission

www.bearlakeregionalcommission.org

 

Bear Lake County Comprehensive Plan

(Large file)

 

 P.O. Box 472, 69 N. Paradise Parkway, Bld. B, Garden City, UT 84028

 (435) 946-2198

BLRC assists the county in planning and zoning, Bear Lake water quality, natural resource management, etc.

 Executive Director

 Mitch Poulsen  

 Tourism Director

Bear Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau

 Melinda Hislop

P.O. Box 471, Building C

(435) 946-2197 visitors@bearlake.org, www.bearlake.org

 Planning & Zoning Information

   (435) 946-2198

 Planning & Zoning Forms

 

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BUILDING INSPECTOR:  7 East Center, PO Box 190
Paris, ID. 83261
(208) 945-2212 ext 39

 

   FAX (208) 945-2248

 Building Inspector

 Wayne Davidson blbuilding@dcdi.net

 Building Permit

   
 BEAR LAKE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT:  39 South Fielding, Paris, ID 83261 (208) 945-2891

 A. J. Winters Elementary School

 535 Clay, Montpelier, ID 83254 (208) 847-0477

Bear Lake Middle School 

 633 Washington, Montpelier, ID 83254  (208) 847-2255

Bear Lake High School 

 330 Boise, Montpelier, ID 83254  (208) 847-0294

Georgetown Elementary School 

 142 Stringtown Road, Georgetown, ID 83239  (208) 847-0583

 Paris Elementary School

 39 South Fielding, Paris, ID 83261  (208) 945-2113
   

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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICES  P.O. Box 151, Bloomington, ID 83223

 EMS Coordinator

 Alan Eborn  Cell (208) 251-9935


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