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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Linn County Board of Supervisors Awards $80,000 in Witwer Trust Grants

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $80,000 in grants from the Linn County Board of Supervisors Witwer Trust Fund to 37 non-profit organizations whose work benefits Linn County residents. The recipients were selected through an annual competi...

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Posted on: February 2, 2019

Linn County Issues FY18 Annual Report

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Linn County has released its fiscal year 2018 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR). 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 ongoi...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Planning Underway for Linn County’s FY20 Budget

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Planning is underway for Linn County’s fiscal year 2020 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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Linn County Board of Supervisors
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Linn County Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 23rd 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 23rd consecutive year. The award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budget...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Ketels Named Linn County Engineer

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors has named Brad Ketels to be the next Linn County Engineer. The eight-member County Engineer interview committee unanimously recommended Ketels for the role. Ketels has served as Interim Engineer since April 2018. Ketel...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Safe, Equitable and Thriving Communities (SET) Task Force Begins Next Phase

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The City of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, and the Cedar Rapids Community School District announce a partnership with the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation to establish a fund to address inter-relational factors that lead to youth violence in Cedar Ra...

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Linn County Board of Supervisors
Posted on: October 4, 2018

More than 100 People Helped During Linn County’s Expungement and Employment Barriers Resource Clinic

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Linn County hosted the largest Expungement Clinic ever in the state of Iowa on September 22, 2018. A total of 166 people pre-registered for the clinic, which was co-sponsored by Linn County, the City of Cedar Rapids and Iowa Legal Aid and aimed to help pe...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Plans Advance for Hiawatha Dog Park

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Linn County and the City of Hiawatha are progressing on plans for Hiawatha’s first dog park. The proposed park will be located south of Boyson Road and just east of the Cedar Valley Nature Trail in Hiawatha.

On August 20, 2018, the Linn County Board of Sup...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Linn County Launches New Brand and Logo System

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Linn County is getting a new look! The County recently developed a new brand in an effort to create greater consistency among County departments and committees and to better serve its customers.

The new brand system includes a fresh new logo that is bold a...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Linn County Earns Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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Linn County was recently awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting f...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Linn County Certifies Fiscal Year 2019 Budget With Decrease in Levy Rate

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors approved Linn County's fiscal year 2019 budget on March 14, 2018, following the final public hearing for the FY19 budget, which runs July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

Linn County’s total budget for FY19 is $117,980,000 and...

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