appreciation of our dedicated employees
"The more I have
gotten to know ITD employees on a personal level,
the more I appreciate the talents, energy and commitment
they bring to their professions. The success of
every organization including ITD is
based on the
contributions of its members..."
ITD Director Dave Ekern
ITD, state of Idaho pause to say 'thanks'
a simple word one used far too infrequently
yet it carries tremendous weight. It has
the ability to repair relationships, acknowledge
contributions and inspire greatness.
plan moves into fast lane
transportation departments FY2005 plan for allocating
salary increases has been approved by the State Transportation
Board, ITD Director Dave Ekern, and the Divisions
of Human Resources and Financial Management.
now moves forward at a quickened pace...
Detmar announces summer retirement
Detmar, a driving force behind Idahos Division
of Motor Vehicles the past 27 years, announced recently
that he will retire this summer. His last work day
will be Friday, July 2.
12 project at Lewiston finished well ahead of schedule
When ITD designers contemplated
a schedule for reconstructing a half-mile segment of
U.S. 12, they figured it would take about 70 calendar
days and wrote the contract accordingly. Acme Concrete
Paving of Spokane said thanks, but well be in
and out in far less time.
or Winchester? Public asked for input
should weary travelers on U.S. 95 rest their bodies
or pause for a picnic? The choices will expand when
ITD constructs a new rest area between Lewiston and
Grangeville in the near future, but a primary question
to phase in rate increase
State employees who
participate in the Public Employee Retirement
System of Idaho (PERSI) will contribute slightly
more to the account beginning July 1. The rate
for general member employees will increase by
.37 percent, or from 5.86 percent of their gross
salary to 6.23 percent.
Affairs staff claim Press Club honors
Idaho Press Club, a statewide organization of professional
journalists, last week presented awards of excellence
to participating members in categories that ranged
from feature and news writing to investigative reporting
and public relations campaigns.
Class to teach
how to drive defensively
ITD acknowledged for blood drive contributions
to the ITD Intranet Main Page
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prices don't slow Indiana's love for SUVs
tourism expected to survive high gas prices
ready to collect additional penny
represent policy-making challenge
is a private road really public?
'No smoking' in cars with kids present
traffic rebounding from 2001 attack
targets smog-producing 'clunkers'
may delay construction projects
doo makes for smelly cleanup
waste shipments may increase
wildlife co-exist with nation's traffic
surfaces in quest for new vehicles
take viaduct funding to D.C.
snowmobile opens door for UI graduate
Air to delay Sandpoint flights
Red Cross to benefit from old cell phone gifts