News Flash

Posted on: May 22, 2019

Economic and Community Development Fund Applications Now Being Accepted

Economic and Community Development Fund

The Linn County Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications from organizations seeking economic and community development funding from Linn County. The Economic and Community Development Fund is used to enhance the quality of life throughout Linn C...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Linn County Sheriff's Office Receives Credible Leadership Organization Certification

Linn County Sheriff's Office employees receiving award

The Criminal Justice Commission for Credible Leadership Development (CJC-CLD®) conferred Credible Law Enforcement Organization certification upon the Linn County Sheriff’s Office on May 21, 2019, making it one of only two law enforcement agencies in the n...

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National Command & Staff College Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Iowa DNR Hosts Open House on Updated Floodplain Maps

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host an open house where residents of Linn County can view proposed updated floodplain maps. The open house will be held Thursday, May 30, from 5:00 p.m...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Linn County Offices Closed May 27 for Memorial Day

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Linn County governmental offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

The following services will continue to operate:

  • Juvenile Detention and Diversion Services
  • The Sheriff’s Office will be closed; however, continuous operations wi...
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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Road Construction on East Post Road

Orange construction sign reads Road Work Ahead

Road construction is scheduled to start on Wednesday, May 15 on East Post Road between Fox Meadow Drive and Cottage Grove Woods. The asphalt paving project is expected to last 3-4 weeks. 

The road will remain open during construction and traffic w...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Supervisor Walker Delivers State of the County Address

Supervisor Stacey Walker speaking at the State of the County

Linn County Supervisor Chair Stacey Walker presented Linn County’s accomplishments and future priorities during Linn County’s State of the County address on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center.

During his presentatio...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Jindrich Named Linn County Finance Director

Dawn Jindrich

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has named Dawn Jindrich to be the next Linn County Finance Director. The 8-member interview committee unanimously recommended Jindrich for the role. Jindrich is currently the Linn County Budget Director, a position she...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Local Students Get Hands-on Experience with County Government

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On April 24, Linn County hosted approximately 50 area high school students for Future Leaders of Linn County. This one-day event during National County Government Month engaged high school students in the government process by providing a hands-on, compre...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: April 22, 2019

Pinicon Ridge Park featured on State of Iowa's "99 Counties, 99 Parks" list

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Pinicon Ridge Park is one of 99 county parks featured in a new effort announced by the State of Iowa today to encourage residents and visitors alike to explore Iowa’s outdoors. The “99 Counties, 99 Parks” initiative highlights the wide array of recreation...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

New Collaboration in Linn County Aims to Improve Health Outcomes

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Linn County Public Health, in partnership with 19 area agencies, today announced a new collaboration aimed at enhancing communications among independent health and social service organizations to provide better care and measurable improvements in health o...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Linn County Certifies Fiscal Year 2020 Budget With No Change in Levy Rate

Calculator and pen with text Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Certified With No Change in Levy Rate

The Linn County Board of Supervisors today approved Linn County’s fiscal year 2020 budget which runs July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. The FY20 budget of $157.3 million maintains the countywide levy rate of $5.84 per $1,000 of taxable value.

The rural levy ra...

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View the FY 2020 Budget Presentation (PDF)... Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Linn County Featured in Business View Magazine for Best Sustainable Practices by Governments

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Linn County has taken significant steps to support sustainability practices and environmentally friendly goals. Recently, Business View Magazine spoke with three Linn County officials: Les Beck, Director of Planning & Development; Jim Hodina, Environm...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Linn County Unveils Redesigned Website

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Linn County is excited to announce that we have launched our newly redesigned website!

The new LinnCounty.org offers more user-friendly features with a variety of enhancements to elevate your online experience and make doing business online with the County...

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