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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Absentee Voting Begins January 17 for Lisbon Community School District Special Election

Early, absentee voting begins Wednesday, January 17 in Linn County for the Lisbon Community School District Special Election.  

Voting In-Person: Beginning Wednesday, January 17, individuals residing in the Lisbon Community School Distric...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Linn County Now Accepting Mental Health and Disability Services Fund Applications

The Linn County Board of Supervisors is accepting Mental Health and Disability Services fund applications. Eligible non-profit organizations must be located in Linn County and provide mental health and disability services to Linn County residents...

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Posted on: December 18, 2017

Linn County Issues FY17 Annual Report

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Linn County has released its fiscal year 2017 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR). The report provides residents with an overview of how their tax dollars are managed and spent and is part of Linn County’s ongoing commitment to keep residents...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Linn County Conservation’s Pinicon Ridge County Park awarded $400,000 in Iowa Great Places funding

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Linn County Conservation’s Pinicon Ridge County Park awarded $400,000 in Iowa Great Places funding

LINN COUNTY, IA –December 20, 2017- Linn County Conservation is pleased to announce that is has been awarded $400,000 in Iowa Great Places grant funds for Pi...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

County Home Road and C Ave. Ext. to Reopen as 4-Way Stop Dec. 8

Map showing County Home Road reopening between C Ave Extension and Alburnett Road

County Home Road between C Avenue Ext. and Alburnett Road will reopen mid-morning Friday, December 8. The intersection of County Home Road and C Avenue Ext will reopen as a four-way stop. The closure of this intersection began September 25 for the replace...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Text-to-911 Operational at all Linn County 911 Centers

All Linn County Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), including the Cedar Rapids Joint Communications Center, Linn County Sheriff’s Office, and Marion Police Department, have text-to-911 capabilities. All three PSAPs have completed necessary u...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Planning Underway for Linn County’s FY19 Budget

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Planning is underway for Linn County’s fiscal year 2019 budget. The budget will be developed over the next two and a half months during a series of more than 20 public meetings between the Linn County Board of Supervisors, other Linn County elected offici...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Linn County Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 22nd Consecutive Year

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Linn County has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the 22nd consecutive year. The award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budget...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Linn County Supervisor Ben Rogers Appointed to Iowa Council on Homelessness

Linn County Supervisor Ben Rogers was appointed by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds to serve on the Iowa Council on Homelessness. His term runs through June 30, 2018.

“I am truly honored to be selected to serve on the Iowa Council on Homelessness. I am...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Linn County Receives Financial Reporting Award for 19th Consecutive Year

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has given an Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting to Linn County for its Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) for the fiscal year ended...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Solarize Cedar Rapids & Linn County Bulk Solar Purchase Program Announced

Cedar Rapids, IA – June 5, 2017. Cedar Rapids, IA – June 5, 2017. The sun is shining for homeowners and commercial property owners across Linn County, as the Solarize Cedar Rapids & Linn County program commences this June. The program allows individua...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Linn County Approves Updated Social Host Ordinance

The Linn County Board of Supervisors today approved an updated Social Host ordinance that adds controlled substances to the ordinance. The original ordinance, approved in 2009, included alcohol only. This was the third and final reading of the ordinance. ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Linn County Adopts Fiscal Year 2018 Budget With No Increase in Countywide Levy Rate

The Linn County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved Linn County’s fiscal year 2018 budget of $111,366,720 with no increase in the countywide levy rate and a decrease in the rural services levy rate.  The unanimous vote followed a publ...

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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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