Idaho Association of Counties (IAC)
Canyon County participates in the Idaho Association of Counties (IAC). IAC represents Idaho’s county governments before the Idaho legislature and provides services, research, uniformity and coordination among member counties, in order for the county elected officials to serve their constituents better. Canyon County paid $18,098 in association dues to IAC in 2012.
National Association of Counties (NACo)
Canyon County is a member of the National Association of Counties (NACo), which represents county governments before the U.S. Congress. Canyon County paid $2,350 for 2012 membership in NACo.
Idaho Council of Governments (ICOG)
Canyon County is a member of the Idaho Council of Governments (ICOG). ICOG is a regional council that serves as an umbrella for a variety of agencies that have a regional focus. Currently, they house the Area Agency on Aging, the Economic Development District Region III, and the Idaho Hunger Task Force. Canyon County paid $3,000 in membership dues to ICOG in 2012.
Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS)
Canyon County is a member of the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS). COMPASS is an association of local governments working together to plan for the future of the region. The agency conducts this work as the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for northern Ada County and Canyon County. Canyon County paid COMPASS $130,872 in 2012.
Treasure Valley Partnership (TVP)
Canyon County is a member of the Treasure Valley Partnership (TVP), which is an active group of elected officials working together to positively manage growth. The partnership is dedicated to regional coordination, cooperation, and collaboration in creating coherent regional growth. Canyon County paid $8,646 in membership dues to TVP in 2012.