Advisory Boards & Commissions

The Role of a Board or Commission


Boards and commissions give citizens a voice in their government and provide a means of influencing decisions that shape the quality of life for the residents of Linn County.

Expectations for Board or Commission Members


The Linn County Board of Supervisors has specific expectations for its commissions and advisory boards. Learn more about these expectations and the function of a board or commission member. (link to page explaining expectations)

Apply to Serve on a Board or Commission


If you wish to apply for appointment, please complete the Linn County Advisory Board Application for consideration by the Board of Supervisors. For assistance, please contact the Board of Supervisors Office at 319-892-5000.

Linn County Boards & Commissions

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Advisory Committee
  • Board of Adjustment
  • Board of Health
  • Building Board of Appeals
  • Child Development Center Advisory Committee
  • Civil Service Commission
  • Community Services Advisory Board (LCCS)
  • Compensation Board
  • Compensation Commission on Condemnation
  • Conservation Board
  • Electrical Board of Appeals
  • Fire Districts and Officers
  • Food Systems Council
  • General Assistance Advisory Committee
  • Historic Preservation Commission
  • Judicial Magistrate Nominating Commission
  • LIFTS (Linn Intra-County Facilitating Transportation Sevice) Advisory Committee
  • Mechanical Board of Appeals
  • Medical Examiner and Deputies
  • Options Advisory Committee
  • Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Plumbing Board of Appeals
  • Public Art Commission
  • Roadside Advisory Committee
  • Ryan White Home Health Advisory Committee
  • Veteran Affairs Commission
  • Water and Land Legacy Bond Public Review Board
  • Watershed Management Authorities (WMA)