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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Linn County to Host Expungement and Employment Barriers Resource Clinic

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors is hosting an Expungement and Employment Barriers Resource Clinic on Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Cedar Rapids for Linn County residents. The County is working with Iowa Legal Aid and other local agencies to provide thi...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Rock Road Forum Planned for July 2

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The Linn County Secondary Road Department is holding a public forum to discuss the rock road system in Linn County.

The forum will be held Tuesday, July 2 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Linn County Farm Bureau Financial Services building, 1323 Boyson Road, ...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

29th Anniversary Celebration of the ADA Planned July 27

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A community celebration of the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 is planned for Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The event will feature a pre-game picnic and entertainment at 3:30 p.m.  

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Board of Supervisors Adopts New Fireworks Resolution

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors this week approved a new resolution (PDF) to replace the existing resolution governing the use of consumer fireworks in unincorporated Linn County.

Under the newly passed resolution, which is effective only in unincorpo...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Grow Solar Linn County Returns in 2019

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Grow Solar Linn County, an education and group purchasing program for solar photovoltaic systems, returns for a second year in the communities of Linn County. This program helps local property owners add solar systems to their properties through community...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Linn County Offices to Close in Observance of Independence Day

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Linn County governmental offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. Regular business hours resume July 5.

The following services will continue to operate:

  • Juvenile Detention and Diversion Services
  • The Sheriff’s Office will be ...
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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Secondary Road Department to use Native Grass and Wildflower Seeds to Improve Roadway Function

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Linn County has received native grass and flowering broadleaf species seed for roadway plantings that will help improve roadway safety and habitats. 

Thanks to partnerships with the Federal Highway Administration Transportation Alternatives Progra...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Linn County Supports Local Preservation Efforts by Awarding Grants to 10 Local Non-Profits

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $28,800 from the Linn County Historic Preservation Grant Program to 10 non-profit organizations in Linn County. The recipients were selected through an annual competitive process.

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Economic and Community Development Fund Applications Now Being Accepted

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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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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Linn County Sheriff's Office Receives Credible Leadership Organization Certification

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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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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Supervisor Walker Delivers State of the County Address

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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.

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Iowa Mowing Laws Designed to Protect Roadside Habitats

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The Linn County Secondary Road Department and the Linn County Conservation Department remind county residents to protect roadside habitat for nesting game birds, song birds and pollinators this spring and early summer.

According to Iowa Code 314.17, mowing...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Jindrich Named Linn County Finance Director

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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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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 highlight...

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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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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Voting Rights Restoration Process Letters Mailed to Eligible Linn County Residents

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On March 12, 2019, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced a simplified process for felons to apply to have their voting rights restored. Linn County Election Services mailed a letter today to approximately 3,000 Linn County residents who have completed thei...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

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

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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.

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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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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Linn County Unveils Redesigned Website

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Welcome to the newly redesigned Linn County 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 faster and easier.

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Linn County Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 23rd Consecutive Year

Linn County Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Linn County has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the 23rd consecutive year. The award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budget...

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Posted on: February 2, 2019

Linn County Issues FY18 Annual Report

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Linn County has released its fiscal year 2018 Popular Annual Financial Report (PDF) (PAFR). The report provides residents with an overview of how their tax dollars are managed and spent in an easy-to-read format. The annual report is part of Linn County’s...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Mental Health, Obesity, and Safety Identified as Top Health Issues in Linn County

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The Together! Healthy Linn Steering Committee, which oversees and guides the Linn County Community Health Improvement Plan, has identified Mental Health, Obesity, and Safety as the top three health related issues to focus on from 2019 through 2021. The se...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Linn County Launches New Brand and Logo System

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Linn County is getting a new look! The County recently developed a new brand in an effort to create greater consistency among County departments and committees and to better serve its customers.

The new brand system includes a fresh new logo that is bold a...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

Linn County Treasurer’s Office Now Shows Wait Times Online

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The Linn County Treasurer’s Office has launched a new tool to help customers who access services from the Treasurer’s Office. Customers can now find the current average wait time in the Treasurer’s Office by visiting Linn County’s website. The li...

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