About the Treasurer

The Treasurer’s Primary Functions


The Treasurer has a responsibility to ensure all monies received by Blaine County are deposited and accounted for in a timely manner. He is in charge of investing idle funds and ensuring there is adequate money available for the county to meet financial obligations. It is also the Treasurer’s duty to collect property taxes on behalf of schools, cities, and other districts.

Tax Collector

It is the Tax Collector’s obligation to collect and account for all of Blaine County’s property taxes.

Public Administrator

The Public Administrator has the duty to administer the estates of decedents for whom no personal representative is appointed; the estates of decedents with whom there are no known heirs; estates ordered by the court and estates to which the State of Idaho is an heir.

Meet the Treasurer

John David Davidson

John David Davidson

From the wilderness of the Sawtooth Mountains to the waters of the Magic Reservoir, Blaine County provides an abundance of activity to excite any outdoor enthusiast. Growing up in Ketchum, John David experienced firsthand these marvels, and from a young age enjoyed skiing, biking, hiking, camping, and fishing. These passions, along with the incredible people who live and work in the area are just a few of the many highlights that have kept the Wood River High School graduate here in the valley.

After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree from, and working for, Whitman College, John David returned to Blaine County in 2013 to work with developmentally disadvantaged youth in the public schools. Simultaneously, he cofounded a local pet food company that works with farmers and ranchers in the region. During his tenure as Treasurer of Blaine County, John David has also served as the Treasurer of the Idaho Association of Treasurers as well as the Vice President of the organization.

John David is honored with the opportunity to serve the taxpayers of Blaine County and is committed to ensuring the public’s trust in the demonstration of fiscal accountability and effective management of Blaine County’s resources. By focusing on providing exceptional and professional customer service, efficiency in operations, cost effective decision making, and prudent and practical investment strategies, John David believes that the Treasurer’s Office can continue to provide and improve upon the services provided to the people of this wonderful County.