News Flash

Posted on: March 21, 2019

Blackfoot to Participate in Community Review

Idaho Rural Partnership Logo

In March 2018, the City of Blackfoot applied to participate in a Community Review to be conducted jointly by the Idaho Rural partnership and other sponsoring agencies including the Idaho Department of Labor, the University of Idaho and other partners. The...

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Blackfoot Spotlight
Posted on: February 5, 2019

City Council Adopts New Zoning Map

This is an image of the Zone Map for the City of Blackfoot.

The Blackfoot City Council adopts a new Zoning Map at the February 5, 2019 City Council meeting.  This map is descriptive of not only the City's Zoning, but the Bingham County Impact Area Zoning as well.  The City antic...

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Blackfoot Spotlight
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Army Corps Offers Grant Award to the City of Blackfoot

This is a picture of the aeration basin at the City of Blackfoot Wastewater Treatment Plant

The Army Corps of Engineers has offered a grant award to the City of Blackfoot in the amount of $1,866,000, minus the City's match of $466,666 and administrative costs.  This would be used to partially fund the Phase II project at the Wastewater ...

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Blackfoot Spotlight
Posted on: February 5, 2019

The City of Blackfoot Achieved Premier Blood Partner Status

This is a Red Cross Logo that says 'give blood'

The City of Blackfoot and Bingham County achieved Premier Blood Partner status for their work with the Red Cross!  We would like to thank all of our amazing donors - you know who you are - for always being there when we call.  We couldn'...

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Blackfoot Spotlight
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Blackfoot is a Purple Heart City

This is a picture of the Purple Heart Medal

The City of Blackfoot has been recognized by the Military Order of the Purple Heart as being a Purple Heart City.  This designation is presented to Cities, Counties and States whom the Order feels show gratitude to the service members of the comm...

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Blackfoot Spotlight
Posted on: October 22, 2018

Blackfoot Recognized as a Tree City USA

This is a picture of the Tree City USA logo against a backdrop of trees.

City trees provide many benefits - clean air, clean water, shade and beauty to name a few.  But they also require an investment to remain healthy and sustainable.  To qualify as a Tree City USA community, the Arbor Day Foundation and the...

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Blackfoot Spotlight
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Blackfoot Council Passes Tiny House Ordinance

This is a picture of two tiny houses in a tiny house subdivision.

In February 2019, the City of Blackfoot Council passed a subdivision Ordinance for tiny houses within City limits and, to the best of our knowledge, it is the first tiny house subdivision Ordinance in Idaho.  Tiny houses provide a great benefit t...

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Blackfoot Spotlight
Posted on: February 5, 2019

City Purchases New Pumper Truck

This is a picture of Blackfoot Engine 2 as well as some of the City Firefighters

The pumper truck, ordered in October 2017 from Rosenbauer America, took over 12 months to build and measures up at approximately 40 feet in length and 35,000 pounds.  One of the great benefits of the pumper, that was delivered on January 2 and pu...

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Blackfoot Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: March 22, 2019

Road Closure - Luther Way

Intermountain Gas Company will be relocating their gas main on Luther Way in Blackfoot.  Due to the nature of the work, Luther Way will be closed to traffic from Monday, March 25th through Tuesday, March 26th, 2019.

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City of Blackfoot News
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Mayor Carroll Signs World Down Syndrome Day Proclamation

Today, Mayor Marc Carroll signed a proclamation recognizing March 21, 2019 as World Down Syndrome Day in Blackfoot.  The proclamation encourages residents and community organizations to promote inclusion of individuals with Down Syndrome and mutu...

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City of Blackfoot News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Blackfoot Prepares for Flooding

SANDBAGS

In its efforts to assist its citizens with flood control, Bingham County will be providing sandbags, free of charge.  Sandbags may be found in the following locations:

Bingham County:  Moreland Park & The Cow Palace, 900 West 140 Sout...

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City of Blackfoot News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Firefighters Promoted

FireDept

In a ceremony held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 and hosted by Fire Chief, Kevin Gray, Avery St John and Brian Christiansen were promoted from Probationary Firefighters to First Class Firefighters.  Also promoted during the ceremony were Bryon H...

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City of Blackfoot News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

New City Web Site Provides Additional Features

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount.  Once logged in, visitors may choose the modules, features and keywords that they would l...

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