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Posted on: February 11, 2020

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 31 non-profit organizations whose work benefits Linn County residents. The recipients were selected through an annual competi...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

The Linn County Connection has a New Blog Post

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The Linn County Connection has a new blog post. Read about how Linn County is Embracing our Customer-Centered Culture.  

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Share Your Feedback on Linn County’s Website

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In February 2019, Linn County launched a redesigned County website, LinnCounty.org, with a variety of enhancements to improve the customer experience and make doing business online with the County faster and easier. The redesign included user testing with...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Linn County Accepting Proposals for Farm Operation & Management as Part of Dows Farm Agri-Community

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Linn County is seeking proposals from experienced farmers and/or organizations to develop, manage, and conduct agricultural operations as part of the Dows Farm Agri-Community. This is Phase 2 of the Dows Farm Agri-Community planning.

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Special Elections for Alburnett and College Community School Districts

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Early, absentee voting begins Monday, February 10 in Linn County for the Alburnett Community School District and the College Community School District Special Elections. 

Voting In-PersonBeginning Monday, February 10, Linn County voters residing i...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Linn County Supervisor Oleson to Hold Listening Posts in February

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Linn County Supervisor Brent Oleson will attend seven city council meetings in various communities in February to present Linn County’s fiscal year 2019 financial report, talk briefly about 2020 initiatives, and relay information about the Count...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Linn County Historic Preservation Commission Preservation Grant Window Now Open

Historic Preservation Grant Window Now Open

The Linn County Historic Preservation Commission is now accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations for its annual Historic Preservation Grant Program. Application information is available on Linn County’s website. There is $28,80...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Linn County eNews - January 2020

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Read the January issue of Linn County’s eNews to stay informed about County news, services, and events.

Our goal is to provide timely and accessible information about the County to help keep residents informed and engaged.

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Linn County Releases FY19 Annual Report

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Linn County has released its fiscal year 2019 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)(PDF). 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&am...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Linn County LIFTS Moves to New Location, Focuses on Customer Satisfaction

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Linn County LIFTS is moving to a new location that will allow the department to improve on what it already does best – serve its customers. The move to 5815 4th St. SW in Cedar Rapids, which will be complete by February 3, will provide many bene...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Linn County Public Art Commission Issues Call for Artists

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The Linn County Public Art Commission is seeking qualifications from artists for exterior and interior artwork to be incorporated into the Dr. Percy and Lileah Harris Building in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The Request for Qualifications is open to all professiona...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Linn County Conservation Board Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report

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The Linn County Conservation Board is pleased to release the fiscal year 2019 Annual Report, which highlights work and financial activities from July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019. Project planning was a major emphasis during FY 19, which included major park an...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Grow Solar Linn County Concludes With Record-Breaking Numbers

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The Grow Solar Linn County group purchase program has wrapped up their most successful year to date, surpassing its final benchmark of 350 kilowatts (kW) with 90 properties achieving 734.06 kW of new solar to be installed on properties in Linn County. Thi...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Sign Up For Snow Removal Notifications

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Winter is here and the Linn County Secondary Road Department is ready. Sign up to receive alerts regarding snow removal operations. Snow removal notifications can be received via text, email, or both.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Linn County Conservation Board Unveils Strategic Plan

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The Linn County Conservation Board has unveiled an updated strategic plan, a framework to further conserve natural resources while promoting the health and welfare of the people and ecosystems of Linn County. 

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Bill of Sale Required for Transferring Vehicle Titles Beginning January 1, 2020

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Effective January 1, 2020, the Linn County Treasurer’s Office will require customers to provide a bill of sale when transferring titles to motor vehicles between private parties. A bill of sale or purchase agreement is already required for vehicles purcha...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Linn County Hires Access Center Director

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Linn County has hired Erin Foster as director for the new Mental Health Access Center that is expected to open next year in Linn County. Foster began her new role December 2, 2019.

As Access Center Director, Foster will provide leadership in the implementa...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Emergency Winter Overflow Shelter Now Open in Linn County

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Linn County, the City of Cedar Rapids, and Willis Dady Homeless Services are pleased to announce the emergency winter overflow shelter will open Friday, November 15 at 6 p.m. in Linn County.

“This is a big step in helping to serve those in our community wh...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Linn County Launches Mobile App

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Linn County recently launched a new mobile app for its redesigned website LinnCounty.org. The app provides residents and visitors with convenient access to County news, events, public meetings, job openings, road construction, and much more. 

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) launches Wings2Water

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 LINN COUNTY, IA  October 16- Wings2Water, a fundraising platform for water quality projects in Linn and Johnson Counties, has officially launched providing a way for anyone to help contribute to regional water quality improvement projec...

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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: 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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