|Listed below is a listing of news from within the Linn County government. To see the complete story, click on the news title.
|Month of June, 2013|
|Linn County Awards $28,800 in Historic Preservation Grants|
Historic Preservation, posted Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $28,800 from the Linn County Historic Preservation Grant Program to eight non-profit organizations in Linn County. The recipients were selected through an annual competitive process. FULL STORY...
|2013 ADA Celebration Registration Form|
Options, posted Wednesday, June 19, 2013
|Burst Your Thirst This Summer|
Public Health, posted Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The City of Cedar Rapids Water Division and Linn County Public Health invite Linn County residents to Burst Your Thirst this summer. Burst Your Thirst is part of Iowa’s Healthiest State Initiative and Live Healthy Iowa. FULL STORY...
|Linn County Celebrates a Safer Community and Lower Flood Insurance Rates|
Planning and Development, posted Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Lower flood insurance premiums are on the horizon for unincorporated Linn County residents and businesses as a direct result of Linn County's participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS). FULL STORY...
|Prairieburg Road Paving Project to Begin June 13|
Engineering & Secondary Road Department, posted Tuesday, June 11, 2013
The contractor anticipates concrete paving on Prairieburg Road from just south of Sawyer Road to Kula Road to begin on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The project is expected to take 3-4 weeks for completion.
|Absentee Ballots Available Now for Springville Community School Special Election|
Auditor Joel D. Miller, CERA, posted Thursday, June 06, 2013
Voters from the Springville Community School District will vote June 25, 2013, on a public measure seeking approval to continue to levy a voter approved physical plant and equipment property tax. Two school board director seats that were vacated and filled by appointment will also be on the ballot. Absentee ballots for this special election are available now at Linn County Election Services in the Linn County Public Service Center, 935 2nd St SW, Cedar Rapids.
|C Avenue Extension Paving Project to Begin June 6|
Engineering & Secondary Road Department, posted Wednesday, June 05, 2013
The contractor anticipates concrete paving at the intersection of E Knoll Dr./Echo Hill Road and C Avenue Extension to begin on Thursday, June 6, 2013. The project is expected to take 3-4 weeks for completion.
|Linn County Public Health and City of Cedar Rapids Partner to Keep Children Safe from Lead-based Paint|
Public Health, posted Wednesday, June 05, 2013
A partnership between Linn County Public Health (LCPH) and the City of Cedar Rapids resulted in a $2.5 million federal grant from the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to protect children and families from the hazards of lead-based paint and from other home health and safety hazards.
|Linn County Selected as One of 14 Counties Nationally for Funding to Enhance the Well-Being of Area Youth|
Board of Supervisors, posted Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Linn County and the City of Cedar Rapids are among 14 cities and counties throughout the United States selected to receive funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to participate in the Community Coalition Leadership Program. The program will provide leadership training to a local community leadership team whose goal is to improve the health and well-being of youth in the Cedar Rapids area.
|Public Reminded to Stay Away From Flood Waters|
Board of Supervisors, posted Saturday, June 01, 2013
Linn County and Linn County Public Health officials remind the public to stay away from flood waters, including, but not limited to streams, rivers, dams, sewers and any contaminated water source. Flood waters are dangerous and pose an increased risk of accidents due to swift moving water, strong currents, and rapidly moving debris.
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