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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Join Us May 8 for Supervisor Stacey Walker’s State of the County Address

State of the County May 8 at 11:30 a.m. at Hotel Kirkwood

What are some of Linn County’s most recent accomplishments? What priorities are County leaders focusing on? And how does the County’s work impact you? Find out how Linn County is helping people and solving problems at the State of the County address on Ma...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event

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On Saturday, April 27, 2019, the Linn County Sheriff’s Office will be collaborating with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in a nationwide prescription drug “Take-Back” initiative that seeks to prevent increased pill ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Linn County Celebrates National County Government Month

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Linn County is celebrating National County Government Month during the month of April!

National County Government Month is an annual recognition of county government and the many services counties provide. The 2019 theme “Connecting the Unconnected” focuse...

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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: April 10, 2019

Applicants Sought for Linn County Early Childhood Iowa Board

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The Linn County Early Childhood Iowa Board invites community members to be an active partner in early childhood system building by serving as a member of the ECI Board. The primary role of the local board is to award state funds to early childhood care an...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Linn County Seeks Applicants for Serekberhan Fellowship

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Linn County is accepting applications for the Serekberhan Fellowship, an intern program with the Linn County Board of Supervisors Office.

The paid position is open to any currently enrolled college student with an interest in government, finance and budget...

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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.

The rural levy ra...

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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: March 4, 2019

Ely Road to be Closed for Vehicle Testing

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Ely Road will be closed for approximately one mile between Wright Brothers Blvd. and 76th Ave. SW for partially automated vehicle testing. The closure will start on March 11 and will be closed daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., including weekends. The study is ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Linn County Board of Supervisors Awards $80,000 in Witwer Trust Grants

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $80,000 in grants from the Linn County Board of Supervisors Witwer Trust Fund to 37 non-profit organizations whose work benefits Linn County residents. The recipients were selected through an annual competi...

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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: February 2, 2019

Linn County Board of Supervisors Adopt Revised Meeting Schedule

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors adopted a revised meeting schedule for regular Board meetings. The new schedule is effective immediately.

The new Board meeting schedule provides for a consistent meeting time and location for regular Board meetings rat...

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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 24, 2018

Safe, Equitable and Thriving Communities (SET) Task Force Begins Next Phase

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The City of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, and the Cedar Rapids Community School District announce a partnership with the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation to establish a fund to address inter-relational factors that lead to youth violence in Cedar Ra...

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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: October 12, 2018

Linn County Public Health Releases Annual Report

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At a joint meeting on Friday, October 12, Linn County Board of Health Chair Mark Taylor and Linn County Board of Supervisor Chair John Harris jointly released the Linn County Public Health (LCPH) FY18 Annual Report.

“The annual report highlights the signif...

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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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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Linn County Breaks Ground for Dr. Percy and Lileah Harris Building

Linn County Supervisors and the Harris Family breaking ground on the new Harris Building

More than 100 people joined Linn County officials and Harris family members on May 18 at the groundbreaking ceremony for Linn County’s Dr. Percy and Lileah Harris Building.

Upon completion, which is expected in late 2019, the Harris Building will house Lin...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Linn County Board of Supervisors Adopts Inclusive Hiring Resolution

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors today adopted an inclusive hiring practices resolution for Linn County positions. The resolution demonstrates Linn County’s commitment to equal employment opportunity for otherwise qualified individuals with a prior cr...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Linn County Board of Health Approves the Creation of a Steering Committee to Address Opioids

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Linn County, IA – The Linn County Board of Health approved the formation of a steering committee to address the public health crisis associated with opioid use disorder locally at their meeting last week. For the last two years, Linn County Public Health ...

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