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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Linn County Board of Supervisors Award $81,000 in Witwer Trust Grants

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $81,614 in grants from the Linn County Board of Supervisors Witwer Trust Fund to 39 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, 2017

Linn County deputies receive valor, life saving awards

Three Linn County deputies were honored for their extraordinary acts in 2016. Deputy Alex Steffens was awarded the Medal of Valor for a peaceful resolution of a potentially lethal confrontation with an armed and dangerous adversary. Deputies Brandon Stone...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Linn County Board of Supervisors signs proclamation affirming support for diversity

Group gathered for Diversity Proclamation

The Linn County Board of Supervisors today (Feb. 8, 2017) signed a proclamation affirming support for religious, ethnic and cultural diversity during the Board’s formal meeting.

The proclamation cites religious, cultural and ethnic diversity enriches the q...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Linn County issues FY16 annual report

FY16 Popular Annual Financial Report cover

Linn County’s fiscal year 2016 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) is now available. The report provides citizens with an overview of how their tax dollars are managed and spent and is part of Linn County’s ongoing commitment to keep ci...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

New Linn County Deputy Auditor / Deputy Commissioner of Elections to be sworn in Jan. 31

Linn County Auditor Joel Miller has appointed Rebecca Stonawski as Deputy Auditor / Deputy Commissioner of Elections. Ms. Stonawski will be sworn in on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 12:00 noon by Judge Russell Keast. The swearing-in ceremony will be held in the Boa...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Linn County minimum wage increase takes effect Jan. 1

The minimum wage increase for Linn County approved by the Linn County Board of Supervisors will take effect Jan. 1, 2017, bringing the minimum wage to $8.25 per hour.

The Board of Supervisors in September approved an ordinance to increase the minimum wage ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Linn County receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 21st consecutive year

Linn County has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the 21st consecutive year. The award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budget...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Linn County Board of Supervisors acquires 485 acres of land along Squaw Creek Corridor

The Linn County Board of Supervisors reported out of its prior closed-session approval of an agreement for the acquisition of 485 acres of timbered woodland, pasture and hay ground, and cropland situated along Squaw Creek and adjacent to Squaw Creek Park ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Linn County FY18 public budget meetings begin Nov. 16

Linn County’s fiscal year 2018 (FY18) budget will be developed over the next three months during a series of public meetings between the Linn County Board of Supervisors, other Linn County elected officials and department heads.

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Linn County receives financial reporting award for 18th consecutive year

Award Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting

Linn County recently earned the Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada. This is the 18th consecutive year Linn County has received this aw...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Linn County Supervisors Approve Minimum Wage Increase

LINN COUNTY, IA – September 12, 2016 – The Linn County Board of Supervisors today approved the third and final consideration of an ordinance increasing the minimum wage in Linn County. The supervisors approved the ordinance by a 4-1 margin.
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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Native plantings benefit Linn County roadways

Linn County plants approximately 100-150 acres of native prairie plantings annually along public road rights-of-way through its roadside vegetation program. Many of the projects are part of and funded in part by the Iowa Living Roadways program.

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

Linn County Board of Supervisors awards $140,000 in economic development funding

On August 17, 2016, the Linn County Board of Supervisors awarded $140,000 in economic development funding to 11 Linn County organizations.

The Linn County Economic Development Fund was established following the 2008 flood to foster and support economi...Read on...

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Posted on: July 5, 2016

Linn County announces one-stop permit process for new home construction

Linn County announces a new one-stop permitting process for new home construction in unincorporated Linn County that will save time for residents and contractors. The new process reduces the number of departments an applicant has to visit from three to on...Read on...

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Posted on: March 8, 2016

Linn County approves fiscal year 2017 budget with no increase in tax levy

The Linn County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved Linn County’s fiscal year 2017 budget of $107.6 million with no change in the countywide tax rate and a $0.05 decrease in the rural tax rate. The countywide levy rate for FY17 will be $6.14 p...Read on...

Linn County FY17 Budget Presentation
Posted on: April 18, 2011

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