Clerk of the District Court, Ex-Officio Auditor, Recorder
and Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners
The Auditor's Office prepares the county's payroll and manages all accounts receivable and payable. Auditing staff also prepares the county's annual budget and its year-end financial reports.
The Clerk provides clerical support for the courts and is responsible for the processing and maintenance of all court case filings. This office provides in-court clerks who support judges in the commission of their duties.
Elections & Passports
The Clerk is the Chief Elections Officer for the county. The staff registers voters, maintains a database of registered voters, and conducts county, state and national elections. This office is also an executing agent for passports.
This Office primarily records documents related to property, but also issues local liquor licenses and marriage licenses.
This department carries out the mandates of Idaho law contained in Title 31, Chapters 34 & 35 of the Idaho Code. These laws provide for limited and temporary assistance to county residents for the payment of some non-medical and medical expenses. Assistance from the county is required to be "as a last resort" only. All counties in Idaho, including Shoshone County, will require repayment of any taxpayer funds used to assist a county resident under these laws.