FY19 Budget Planning

Planning for Linn County's fiscal year 2019 budget is underway. The budget will be developed between November 2017 through February 2018 during a series of more than 20 public meetings between the Linn County Board of Supervisors, other Linn County elected officials and department heads.

A Public Budget Forum will take place Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 at 5 p.m. The budget forum gives residents the opportunity to address the Board of Supervisors and provide comment on the development of Linn County's fiscal year 2019 budget. 

A public hearing for the proposed budget is scheduled for March 14, 2018. 

All meetings are held at the Linn County Public Service Center, 935 Second St. SW in Cedar Rapids. Meeting dates, times and agendas will be posted on Linn County’s website at www.linncounty.org at least 24 hours in advance of the meetings.

The FY19 budget review calendar for the entire FY19 budget process is available on Linn County's website; however, the dates and times on the review calendar are subject to change, so be sure to check the Agendas & Minutes section on Linn County’s website 24 hours in advance for the most up-to-date information or subscribe to receive the Linn County Board of Supervisors meeting agendas by clicking the Notify Me icon on the left side of this page and scroll down to Agenda Center.

Fiscal year 2019 begins July 1, 2018 and ends June 30, 2019.

​Financial Excellence

Linn County has successfully maintained it Aaa bond rating (the highest rating possible) and has received the following awards from the Government Finance Officers Association for consistently exercising sound financial management and reporting:

  • Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting - 28 consecutive years
  • Distinguished Budget Presentation Award - 22 consecutive years
  • Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting - 19 consecutive years