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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Linn County Applauds SET Grant Announcement

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors joins the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation in celebrating the announcement of a $465,000 grant award to support the work of the Creating Safe, Equitable and Thriving Communities (SET) Fund.

The grant, awarded t...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Linn County Board of Supervisors Awards $150,000 in Legacy and Community Attraction Grants

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $150,000 in grants from the Linn County Board of Supervisors Legacy and Community Attraction Fund to five non-profit organizations that work to foster and support long-standing, new, and diverse community e...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

Linn County Public Health Reminds Rural Landowners of Open Burning Rules for Storm Debris

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Linn County reminds landowners that while open burning of organic storm debris is permissible outside of Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha, and Robins some restrictions still apply:

  • A landowner may only burn organic materials from their property. Only a munic...
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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Linn County Storm Response – Update #3

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Linn County continues to respond to the August 10 derecho storm that impacted Linn County. 

Waiving Permit Fees

The Linn County Board of Supervisors today waived building department permit fees for the unincorporated areas in Linn County a...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Linn County Officials Request Local Control on Use of Face Coverings During Pandemic

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In a joint meeting today (August 5, 2020) between the Linn County Board of Supervisors and the Linn County Board of Health, the two boards unanimously approved a proclamation (PDF) requesting Governor Reynolds give counties and cities in Iowa authority to...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Linn County Facilities Reopen July 20 by Appointment

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On Monday, July 20, 2020, Linn County offices will reopen on an appointment-only basis as part of a phased approach to reopening with modifications to keep employees and customers safe. Linn County’s top priority remains the safety of employees ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Linn County Approves ATV Ordinance Allowing Use on Certain County Roads

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UPDATED June 18, 2020 with interactive map.

The Linn County Board of Supervisors today approved an ordinance (PDF) allowing the use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and off-road vehicles on certain county roads in unincorporated Linn County. The approval fol...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Board of Supervisors Signs Climate Crisis Resolution

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors today signed a resolution (PDF) declaring a climate crisis. The resolution commits to accelerated action to address the crisis in collaboration with other governments and community organizations.

The Intergovernmental P...

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