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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Linn County Designated “SolSmart Gold” for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

SolSmart Gold Award

Linn County received a Gold designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar.

SolSmart is a national organization funded by the U.S. Department of Energy that helps local ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Linn County Announces Mental Health and Disability Services Fund Recipients

$2.1 Million for mental health and disability services funding

The Linn County Board of Supervisors announces 15 organizations will receive funds totaling $2.1 million from the Mental Health and Disability Services fund. Non-profit organizations must be located in Linn County and provide mental health and disability ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

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

Levy rate comparison chart showing Iowa's 6 largest urban counties

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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Posted on: February 15, 2018

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

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $80,000 in grants from the Linn County Board of Supervisors Witwer Trust Fund to 40 non-profit organizations whose work benefits Linn County residents. The recipients were selected through an annual competi...

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Posted on: December 18, 2017

Linn County Issues FY17 Annual Report

Report cover for Linn County FY17 annual report

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 informed ...

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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 passionat...

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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: 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 follo...

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