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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Satellite Absentee Voting at Cedar Rapids and Hiawatha Public Library for Regular City Election

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Two satellite voting stations have been established for the November 7, 2017 Regular City Election. The stations will be open:

  • For Hiawatha voters:Tuesday, October 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hiawatha Public Library located at 150 W Willman St., Hiawa...
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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Local Early Childhood Board Seeks New Members

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

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Absentee Voting Begins Monday, Oct. 9 for Regular City Elections

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Early, absentee voting begins Monday, Oct. 9 in Linn County for the Regular City Elections. Linn County administers elections for 17 cities.

Voting In-Person:

Beginning Monday, Oct. 9, individuals may vote in-person at the Election Services Department of th...

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Posted on: September 30, 2017

Linn County Launches Logo Redesign Challenge with Open Call for Submissions

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Linn County is redesigning its logo and is seeking submissions from eligible persons and/or firms. The County is accepting submissions beginning Monday, October 2, 2017 through 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. 

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Linn County Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 22nd Consecutive Year

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Linn County has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the 22nd consecutive year. The award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budget...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Linn County Seeks Food Systems Council Members

The Linn County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications to fill up to five voluntary appointments on its Food Systems Council.

The mission of the Food Systems Council is to bring together agriculture, food industry, educators, economic development, ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

County Home Road Closure between C Ave Ext and Gillmore Road

County Home Road between C Ave Ext and Gillmore Road will close Monday, September 25 as part of a culvert replacement and ditch grading. The closure is expected to last approximately 4-5 weeks, weather permitting. A detour will be posted for this closure....

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Linn County Supervisor Ben Rogers Appointed to Iowa Council on Homelessness

Linn County Supervisor Ben Rogers was appointed by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds to serve on the Iowa Council on Homelessness. His term runs through June 30, 2018.

“I am truly honored to be selected to serve on the Iowa Council on Homelessness. I am...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Linn County Board of Supervisors Awards $140,000 in Economic Development Funding

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded nearly $140,000 in economic development funding to 10 Linn County organizations.

Twenty-five organizations applied for funding with total requests exceeding $590,000.

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Linn County Supervisors Sign Resolution in Support of Paris Agreement

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved a resolution supporting the objectives of the Paris Agreement and approved Linn County’s registration in the “We Are Still In” Coalition.

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Linn County Receives Financial Reporting Award for 19th Consecutive Year

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has given an Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting to Linn County for its Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) for the fiscal year ended...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Linn County Public Health Reminds Parents of New School Immunization Requirement

Linn County Public Health reminds Linn County parents a new immunization requirement will be in effect next school year for all students enrolling in 7th and 12th grades. The change requires a one-time dose of meningococcal (A, C, W, Y) vaccine received o...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Solarize Cedar Rapids & Linn County Bulk Solar Purchase Program Announced

Cedar Rapids, IA – June 5, 2017. Cedar Rapids, IA – June 5, 2017. The sun is shining for homeowners and commercial property owners across Linn County, as the Solarize Cedar Rapids & Linn County program commences this June. The program allows individua...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Linn County Supervisors Name Future County Building after Dr. Percy and Lileah Harris

Full audience at Harris Building Naming May 22 2017

The building will house Linn County Public Health and Child & Youth Development Services

The Linn County Board of Supervisors today voted unanimously to honor the late community icons Dr. Percy and Lileah Harris by naming the new Linn County Public Hea...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Linn County Temporary Redistricting Commission Appointed

A five-member temporary redistricting commission was appointed by the Linn County Board of Supervisors on May 15, 2017. Iowa code instructs the Board of Supervisors to establish the Commission by May 15, 2017 following the November 2016 election where Lin...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Linn County Approves Updated Social Host Ordinance

The Linn County Board of Supervisors today approved an updated Social Host ordinance that adds controlled substances to the ordinance. The original ordinance, approved in 2009, included alcohol only. This was the third and final reading of the ordinance. ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Linn County Receives Financial Reporting Award for 28th Consecutive Year

Linn County was recently awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for the County’s comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Linn County Adopts Fiscal Year 2018 Budget With No Increase in Countywide Levy Rate

The Linn County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved Linn County’s fiscal year 2018 budget of $111,366,720 with no increase in the countywide levy rate and a decrease in the rural services levy rate.  The unanimous vote followed a publ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Linn County Board of Supervisors signs proclamation affirming support for diversity

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors today (Feb. 8, 2017) signed a proclamation affirming support for religious, ethnic and cultural diversity during the Board’s formal meeting.

The proclamation cites religious, cultural and ethnic diversity enriches the q...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Linn County issues FY16 annual report

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Linn County’s fiscal year 2016 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) is now available. The report provides citizens with an overview of how their tax dollars are managed and spent and is part of Linn County’s ongoing commitment to kee...

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Native plantings benefit Linn County roadways

Linn County plants approximately 100-150 acres of native prairie plantings annually along public road rights-of-way through its roadside vegetation program. Many of the projects are part of and funded in part by the Iowa Living Roadways program.

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