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City of Bancroft
Physical Address: 95 S. Main
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 39
Bancroft, ID 83217
Phone: 208-648-7648
Fax: 208-648-7658

Animal License Fees

Park Fees & Reservations

Reservations Begin: January 1st 
(or the first business day after New Year's)

City Hall Phone: 208-648-7648 

Weekend=$100  (Fri-Sun Includes Pavilion & camp sites)
1 day=$50 Includes Pavilion
-Reservations must be confirmed through the office before payment will be accepted
-Playground and Restrooms are open to public at all times  


Payment Options
Payments can be made by Debit or Credit Card, E-Check, Regular Check, Cash, Money Order, or through the city website
The fee for using a Debit or Credit card is 3% plus $1 (This fee is charged by the card company and does not go to the city)
Many residents have set up Auto Payment through their bank. Please give the bank your city utility account number that is on your utility statement.
Also-Have your bank use the city PO BOX 39 for the mailing address, otherwise it will be returned to sender  

Garbage Day 
 Thursday is garbage pick up day. MR&E has asked that cans are out by 8:00 a.m. Pick up time may vary.
MR&E will be doing all garbage can repairs per their request as of February 2020.
MR&E OFFICE: 208-547-4082

General Council Meetings
  Held the 2nd Monday of each month unless otherwise posted~See City Website
Please contact the city office if you would like to be on the Agenda (208)648-7648

Yearly Events
-Spring Clean up-April or May (Will Post Public Notice after meeting with County in March)

-Fall Clean up-October or November-Watch for Public Notice
-Lighting of Teuscher Square-The Monday after Thanksgiving each year
Supper 5:30 pm  Santa 6:00 pm (Watch for Public Notices at City Hall & local businesses)

-July 24th-Pioneer Day Celebration ~Parade at 10:00 am ~Rodeo at 2:00 pm ~DUP at Church~ Vendors by School  For More Information Contact:
Rodeo Fees: Nicole McLain 208-339-6475
Vendors: Kathy Berry 208-648-7353
Parade: Mark Priestly 208-648-7830
Visit the Bancroft pioneer days celebration Facebook page for more information

2020 Census
Participation is safe, confidential, and critical in order to get accurate information for each household and ensure community resources
In Mid-March each home should receive an invitation to participate card 
Reporting can be done online, by mail, phone, or in person door census takers.  The questionnaire will be 8 questions (household related) 
Identifying a Census taker: Each Census Taker/Enumerator can be identified by:
1.)  Badge that says "United States Census Bureau"
2.)  I.D. Card that reads "U.S. Department of Commerce-Bureau of Census
3.)  Black Bag (optional for Census Taker to carry) that reads "United States Census Bureau with blue lettering placed in a white bar
To check the identity of the Census Taker or Report suspicious fraud: 
Call 1-800-923-9282 
Billions of federal dollars will be distributed among states and communities for the next decade using the data collected
Data collected will determine our state representation in Congress.
To apply for a job as a Census Taker go to: or call 1-855-562-2020

Parents please talk to your children about city curfew and respecting the rights of others. Residents have complained about children and teenagers out late at night disturbing the peace. The children in Bancroft are wonderful but need supervision from parents.

For Sale

1975 International Garbage Truck-Runs but needs mechanical work-Make Offer

Garbage Removal Services

The city is contracted with MR&E for garbage removal  
Thursday is garbage day. In the event that a holiday falls on Thursday garbage day is on Friday (Following Day) 
Please pull your can off the road as soon as possibly for snow removal. 
Contact the city office for minor trash can repairs (208)648-7648

1.      Chesterfield Historical Site is open Memorial Day and Labor Day. 10AM-6PM
2.      Brochures for the Historic Chesterfield Idaho are available at the City Hall.
5.      PHONE: 208.648.7177