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Posted on: February 15, 2018

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

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $80,000 in grants from the Linn County Board of Supervisors Witwer Trust Fund to 39 non-profit organizations whose work benefits Linn County residents. The recipients were selected through an annual competi...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Linn County Receives Award for Reaching Paving Project Milestone

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The Linn County Secondary Road Department was honored on February 8 at the Iowa Concrete Paving Association’s Annual Luncheon for becoming the fourth county in the state to achieve 200 miles of slipformed concrete pavement. Linn County ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Linn County Seeks Input on Website Redesign

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Linn County is preparing to redesign its website in 2018. As part of the process, Linn County is conducting a survey that seeks input from the public. The survey will help Linn County determine what type of information is most useful for residents and the...

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Posted on: December 18, 2017

Linn County Issues FY17 Annual Report

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Linn County has released its fiscal year 2017 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR). The report provides residents with an overview of how their tax dollars are managed and spent and is part of Linn County’s ongoing commitment to keep residents...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

New Linn County Worksite Wellness Committee Supports Free Worksite Wellness Assessments

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CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - The workplace is an important partner to address chronic disease and promote healthy behaviors both on and off the job; resulting in healthier employees, fewer injuries, less absenteeism, increased productivity, and reduced employee tur...

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Linn County Seeks To Fill Board & Commission Openings

The Linn County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications to fill voluntary appointments on the Planning & Zoning Commission, the Zoning Board of Adjustment, the Mechanical Board of Appeals, and the Building Board of Appeals.

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

Linn County Engineer Steve Gannon Announces Retirement

Linn County Engineer Steve Gannon

Linn County Engineer Steve Gannon has announced he will retire April 13, 2018 after 40 years of service to Linn County.

Gannon joined the Linn County Engineer and Secondary Road Department as the County Bridge Engineer in 1974 after graduating from Iowa St...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Linn County Conservation’s Pinicon Ridge County Park awarded $400,000 in Iowa Great Places funding

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Linn County Conservation’s Pinicon Ridge County Park awarded $400,000 in Iowa Great Places funding

LINN COUNTY, IA –December 20, 2017- Linn County Conservation is pleased to announce that is has been awarded $400,000 in Iowa Great Places grant funds for Pi...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

County Home Road and C Ave. Ext. to Reopen as 4-Way Stop Dec. 8

Map showing County Home Road reopening between C Ave Extension and Alburnett Road

County Home Road between C Avenue Ext. and Alburnett Road will reopen mid-morning Friday, December 8. The intersection of County Home Road and C Avenue Ext will reopen as a four-way stop. The closure of this intersection began September 25 for the replace...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Text-to-911 Operational at all Linn County 911 Centers

All Linn County Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), including the Cedar Rapids Joint Communications Center, Linn County Sheriff’s Office, and Marion Police Department, have text-to-911 capabilities. All three PSAPs have completed necessary u...

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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