Legislative Tour Agenda

Eastern Idaho Legislative Tour – 2013


Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce

127 E. Main St. • Rexburg, ID 83440 • (208) 356-5700 • donna@rexburgchamber.com

Tour Fact Sheet

Event Description

“Embracing Growth and Change”


Sunday, September 22nd through Tuesday September 24th


Lodging for the nights of September 22 and September 23 will be provided at the SpringHill Suites Marriott.  Each legislator will get a private room.

Those who wish to arrive earlier or stay later than the dates mentioned above need to reserve and pay for their own accommodations.


Travel during the Tour will be provided by Salt Lake Express.


For those legislators who choose to drive to and from Rexburg, they will be reimbursed the flat rate of amount per mile driven.


Dress is casual and comfortable for the tours themselves.  Attire for Monday dinner is business dress.

Additional Guests


Spouses of legislators are welcome and encouraged to attend the tours and the meals.  


Businesses and organizations who are Sponsors of the Tour are entitled to their respective privileges according to the amount of their donation.  

Other Organizations

Any other parties and organizations who are interested in attending are welcome to attend all Tour functions at the rate of $1,000 per each representative.

Brief Tour Agenda

Sunday, September 22, 2013

12:00PM – Hotel Check-in, Lunch @ SpringHill Suites Marriott, Rexburg

1:30PM – Load buses

2:00PM – Head north, Seed Potato Facility (@ Ashton), Warm River (@Henry’s Fork and Warm River)

5:00PM – Mesa Falls

6:30PM – Dinner @ Harriman St. Park

7:30PM – Load Buses

8:30PM – Arrive at Hotel @ SpringHill Suites, Rexburg

Monday, September 23, 2013

8:00AM – Bus pick-up @SpringHill Suites, Rexburg

8:30AM – Breakfast, Tour of Hospital @ Madison Memorial Hospital

10:15AM – Load bus, City drive around

10:30AM – Tour of BYU-Idaho @ BYU-I Center

12:00PM – Lunch and Q&A w/ President Clark @ MC Special Events Room, BYU-Idaho

1:00PM – Discussion of Rexburg Issues @ MC Special Events Room

2:00PM – Load buses for Ag Tour

        Drive through Sugar City

        Sand Dunes

        Aquifer recharge

        Tour of Bench – Madison County

5:00PM – Downtime @ SpringHill Suites, Rexburg

6:00PM – Load buses for dinner

6:30PM – Dinner @ The Atrium, Hemming Village, Rexburg

7:30PM – Load buses

8:00PM – Arrive at Hotel @ SpringHill Suites, Rexburg

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

8:00AM – Load bus @ SpringHill Suites, Rexburg

8:30AM – Breakfast, Education presentation @ Madison High School

10:30AM – Load buses

10:45AM – Tour Bear World @ Bear World

12:00PM – Lunch, Discussion on Tourism/Economic Impact/Transportation @ Bear World

1:00PM – Adjourn to home

Optional Tour – Fly Fishing

The Henry’s Fork Foundation has offered to take up to 12 people on an all-expenses-paid fly fishing trip up the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River.  Interested parties can sign up for either Tuesday, September 24 or Wednesday, September 25.