Use of County facilities

Did you know that different rooms in the courthouse can be rented for meetings for a low fee?

Meeting rooms within the Teton County Courthouse are available for use by governmental entities, non-profit organizations and private entities as outlined below. Anyone wishing to reserve a room must complete a Request/Agreement for Use of Courthouse Facilities and return it to the appropriate office indicated.

SMALL COURTROOM (seats up to 25). Available only during business hours when court is not in session.

2nd FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM (seats 2-4). Available only during business hours.

3rd FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOMS (seats 2-3). Available only during business hours when court is not in session.

COMMISSIONERS MEETING ROOM (seats 50 for presentations or 30 for classroom configuration). Available during business hours; however, it may occasionally be possible for a governmental entity or non-profit organization to use the room after hours, on a case-by-case basis.

Cost for Governmental Entities & Non-Profit Organizations. There is a $25 fee for governmental entities and non-profit organizations to use the small courtroom, conference rooms, and the commissioners meeting room during business hours. A $50 fee will be charged to governmental entities or non-profit organizations using the commissioners meeting room after hours. Any user wishing to use the County's audio/visual equipment must pay an additional $50 fee. A reduction of fees may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Cost for Private Entities. Private entities will be charged $200 for use of the small courtroom or the commissioners meeting room, and $50 for use of the conference rooms. Any user wishing to use the County's audio/visual equipment must pay an additional $50 fee. A reduction of fees may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Reservations. Contact the following people to reserve the room you need. If not enough advance notice is given, the room might not be available for public use. Reservation Agreement and payment must be received no later than 5 days prior to the day desired. The County reserves the right to refuse to rent any room.

  • Contact the Court Clerk at 208.776.8216 to reserve the small courtroom or the 3rd floor conference rooms.
  • Contact the County Facilities and Maintenance Supervisor at 208.270.2349 to reserve the 2nd floor conference room or the commissioners meeting room.

Other Conditions of Use. Minimal refreshments are allowed only in the commissioners meeting room.

  • The user is responsible for setting up the room as desired and for returning the room to its previous configuration at the end of the meeting.
  • EVERY user of courthouse facilities is responsible for damage to carpet, walls, and furniture (including replacement, repair and/or cleaning).
  • County staff will not be available to assist in any way, other than with microphones or digital recording systems. County staff will not take phone messages or run errands.
  • If copies are needed, they must be made in the County Clerk's Office and will cost 25¢ per copy.
  • The facilities cannot be locked during the lunch hours.
  • Users of the commissioners meeting room may use the nearby kitchenette, but must leave it neat and clean.
  • If County tables are used, the surfaces must be thoroughly cleaned before the tables are returned to their original location.
  • All costs must be paid in advance and are not refundable.
  • A security deposit may be required.
  • Users of the small courtroom agree to vacate the courtroom at 10 minutes notice if required for an unexpected court-related matter.
  • Election-related campaign activities are not allowed within the building. Such activities may be allowed outside the building, but only after hours, when the courthouse is closed.