Accounting Services

Accounting services is responsible for the processing of timely and accurate payments to vendors who provide goods and services to Linn County. It's also responsible for processing payroll checks, issuing W-2s, and reporting tax information to state and federal agencies.

Auditor's Policies Related to Accounting Services
These policies went to effect November 1, 2002 and were reaffirmed February 3, 2010.

Board of Supervisors Policies
All Linn County Board of Supervisors policies in effect as of October 16, 2013 are listed below. Those marked with asterisks (***) are the primary policies referenced by accounting services in the performance of their duties. The non-asterisked policies are accessible to employees via the county intranet and available to the public upon request.
Section
Number
Title
FM
001
Reporting and Investigation of Fraud or Financial Misconduct
FM
002 Whistle-Blower Protection
FM
003***
Conflict of Interest
FM              
004  Non-Capital Asset Policy
FM             
005 Capital Asset Policy
FM
006*** Claims Policy
FM
007*** Petty Cash
FM
008 Tax Compliance Procedures - Tax-Exempt Bonds
FM
009 Conduit Bond Issuance Procedures
FM
010***
Investment Policy
OP
001 Secondary Roads Pavement Marking Policy
OP 002*** Purchasing Policy
OP 003 Use of County Roads
OP 004 PC Purchases - Hardware and Software
OP 005 Upgrade Policy for PC Operating Software
OP 006 Personal Computer Software Use
OP 007 Electronic Media Policy
OP
008 Courthouse Security and Restricted Access
OP 009 Secondary Roads Destination Lighting
OP 010 Designation of County Vehicle Colors
OP
011 Supplemental Signs and Traffic Control Devices
OP
012 Removal of Obstructions in County Road Rights of Way
OP
013 Fugitive Dust Control
OP
014 Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management (Changed from OP-12)
OP
015*** Procurement Card Policy
OP
016 Security Information Policy
OP 017
Key Card Access Control Policy
OP
018
Healthy Vending
OP
019
Access to Secondary Roads
OP
020
Video Surveillance
OP
021
Green Cleaning - Public Service Center
OP            
022 Green Cleaning - Juvenile Justice Center
PM
001*** Cellular Telephone Usage Policy
PM
002
Work Related Injuries: Pay for Time for Medical Treatment
PM
003
Workplace Harassment Policy
PM
004*** Compensation Policy for Management, Confidential Staff, and Attorneys
PM
005
DOT Alcohol and Drug Testing Policy and Procedures
PM
006
Drug-Free Workplace and Pre/Post-Employment Drug Testing and Procedure
PM
007
Employee Recognition
PM
008
Equal Opportunity and Diversity
PM
009
Family and Medical Leave Act
PM
010
Fitness Reimbursement
PM
011
Hospital and Medical Statement Review
PM
012
Smoke-Free Policy
PM
013
Training and Educational Assistance Program
PM
014*** Travel Policy
PM

 015  Pre-Employment and During Employment Drug Testing Policy and Procedures
PM
016
Severe Weather
PM
017
Temporary Appointment of Deputy or Employee to Public Office
PM
018
Weapons Policy
PM
019
Cubicle and Office Use Policy
PM
020
Maintenance of Job Classification Requirements Policy
RM
001
Hold Harmless / Certificate of Insurance
RM
002
Use of County Property by Non-County Organizations
RM
003
Use of Volunteers in Provision of County Services
RM
004
Employee Driver's License Requirement
RM
005
Privacy Policy Concerning Protected Health Information
RM
006
On-the-Job Injury
RM
007
Return to Work
RM
008
Possession of Weapons and Workplace Violence
RM
009
Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy for FTA Employees

***Vehicle Usage (effective June 10, 1997; reaffirmed May 24, 2001) and Use of County Vehicles to Transport Non-Employee Occupants (effective August 5, 1991; revised October 30, 1991; reaffirmed May 24, 2001)