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Posted on: April 18, 2019

New Collaboration in Linn County Aims to Improve Health Outcomes

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Linn County Public Health, in partnership with 19 area agencies, today announced a new collaboration aimed at enhancing communications among independent health and social service organizations to provide better care and measurable improvements in health o...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Join Us May 8 for Supervisor Stacey Walker’s State of the County Address

State of the County May 8 at 11:30 a.m. at Hotel Kirkwood

What are some of Linn County’s most recent accomplishments? What priorities are County leaders focusing on? And how does the County’s work impact you? Find out how Linn County is helping people and solving problems at the State of the County address on Ma...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event

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On Saturday, April 27, 2019, the Linn County Sheriff’s Office will be collaborating with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in a nationwide prescription drug “Take-Back” initiative that seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft. The Sheriff’s...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Applicants Sought for Linn County Early Childhood Iowa Board

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The Linn County Early Childhood Iowa Board invites community members to be an active partner in early childhood system building by serving as a member of the ECI Board. The primary role of the local board is to award state funds to early childhood care an...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Linn County Celebrates National County Government Month

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Linn County is celebrating National County Government Month during the month of April!

National County Government Month is an annual recognition of county government and the many services counties provide. The 2019 theme “Connecting the Unconnected” focuse...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Linn County Seeks Applicants for Serekberhan Fellowship

BOS Intern Opening

Linn County is accepting applications for the Serekberhan Fellowship, an intern program with the Linn County Board of Supervisors Office.

The paid position is open to any currently enrolled college student with an interest in government, finance and budget...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Linn County Certifies Fiscal Year 2020 Budget With No Change in Levy Rate

Calculator and pen with text Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Certified With No Change in Levy Rate

The Linn County Board of Supervisors today approved Linn County’s fiscal year 2020 budget which runs July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. The FY20 budget of $157.3 million maintains the countywide levy rate of $5.84 per $1,000 of taxable value.

The rural levy ra...

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View the FY 2020 Budget Presentation (PDF)... Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Linn County Featured in Business View Magazine for Best Sustainable Practices by Governments

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Linn County has taken significant steps to support sustainability practices and environmentally friendly goals. Recently, Business View Magazine spoke with three Linn County officials: Les Beck, Director of Planning & Development; Jim Hodina, Environm...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Ely Road to be Closed for Vehicle Testing

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Ely Road will be closed for approximately one mile between Wright Brothers Blvd. and 76th Ave. SW for partially automated vehicle testing. The closure will start on March 11 and will be closed daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., including weekends. The study is ...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Linn County Unveils Redesigned Website

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Linn County is excited to announce that we have launched our newly redesigned website!

The new LinnCounty.org offers more user-friendly features with a variety of enhancements to elevate your online experience and make doing business online with the County...

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