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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Resolution Puts Gambling Reauthorization Vote on November 2021 Ballot

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors has approved a resolution (PDF) that will allow Linn County voters to decide on Nov. 2, 2021, whether to reauthorize gambling games in Linn County. Per state statute, this measure must be voted on and approved twice, w...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Linn County Board of Supervisors Awards $165,000 in Economic and Community Development Funds

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors recently awarded $165,000 in economic and community development funding to 12 Linn County organizations. 

“As stewards of these dollars, it is our responsibility to invest in community projects that will have a...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Linn County Earns Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded Linn County the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) (PDF) and the Award for Outstanding Achievement i...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Linn County Releases FY20 Annual Report

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Linn County has released its fiscal year 2020 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’s o...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Moody’s Assigns Aaa Rating to Linn County’s General Obligation Bonds

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Moody’s Investors Service has assigned a Aaa rating to Linn County’s $5.1 million general obligation (GO) Water and Land Legacy Bonds, Series 2021A, reflecting Linn County’s continued financial stability and commitment to be responsible stewards of public...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Linn County Accepting Applications for Legacy and Community Attraction Funds

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications from organizations seeking legacy and community attraction funding from Linn County. The Board of Supervisors established the Linn County Legacy and Community Attraction Fund to foster and...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Public Invited to Help Identify Broad Community Priorities for Linn County’s ARPA Funding

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Linn County will hold a series of public engagement forums over the next few weeks and use public input from the forums to help identify broad community priorities on the best use of the American Rescue Plan Act funding in Linn County. 

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Local Option Sales Tax Resolutions Put Extension Vote on November Ballot

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors has approved resolutions that will allow Linn County voters in unincorporated Linn County as well as the cities of Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha, Fairfax, Marion, Robins, and the portion of Walford located in Linn County to v...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Public Invited to Help Create Public Art with Mosaic Tiles

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As part of Linn County’s commitment to public art, the Linn County Public Art Commission invites the public to participate in creating a mosaic that, when complete, will be installed inside the Dr. Percy and Lileah Harris Building. 

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Public Invited to Forums for Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Action Planning Aug. 28 and 31

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Two final public forums to share the results of Linn County’s first greenhouse gas emissions inventory will be held Aug. 28 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Fillmore Gardens, 520 11th St. NW, Cedar Rapids and Aug. 31 from 5-7 p.m. at the African America...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

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The Friday Week in Review for September 17, 2021 is now available.

Read the Week in Review to find out the latest County news, important services, recaps from the Board of Supervisors' meetings, and more!

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