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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Grow Solar Linn County Returns in 2019

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Grow Solar Linn County, an education and group purchasing program for solar photovoltaic systems, returns for a second year in the communities of Linn County. This program helps local property owners add solar systems to their properties through community...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Linn County Offices to Close in Observance of Independence Day

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Linn County governmental offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. Regular business hours resume July 5.

The following services will continue to operate:

  • Juvenile Detention and Diversion Services
  • The Sheriff’s Office will be ...
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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Secondary Road Department to use Native Grass and Wildflower Seeds to Improve Roadway Function

Roadway Planting

Linn County has received native grass and flowering broadleaf species seed for roadway plantings that will help improve roadway safety and habitats. 

Thanks to partnerships with the Federal Highway Administration Transportation Alternatives Progra...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Linn County Supports Local Preservation Efforts by Awarding Grants to 10 Local Non-Profits

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $28,800 from the Linn County Historic Preservation Grant Program to 10 non-profit organizations in Linn County. The recipients were selected through an annual competitive process.

The Linn County Historic Pr...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Board of Supervisors Adopts New Fireworks Resolution

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors this week approved a new resolution (PDF) to replace the existing resolution governing the use of consumer fireworks in unincorporated Linn County.

Under the newly passed resolution, which is effective only in unincorpo...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Economic and Community Development Fund Applications Now Being Accepted

Economic and Community Development Fund

The Linn County Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications from organizations seeking economic and community development funding from Linn County. The Economic and Community Development Fund is used to enhance the quality of life throughout Linn C...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Linn County Sheriff's Office Receives Credible Leadership Organization Certification

Linn County Sheriff's Office employees receiving award

The Criminal Justice Commission for Credible Leadership Development (CJC-CLD®) conferred Credible Law Enforcement Organization certification upon the Linn County Sheriff’s Office on May 21, 2019, making it one of only two law enforcement agencies in the n...

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National Command & Staff College Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Supervisor Walker Delivers State of the County Address

Supervisor Stacey Walker speaking at the State of the County

Linn County Supervisor Chair Stacey Walker presented Linn County’s accomplishments and future priorities during Linn County’s State of the County address on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center.

During his presentatio...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Jindrich Named Linn County Finance Director

Dawn Jindrich

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has named Dawn Jindrich to be the next Linn County Finance Director. The 8-member interview committee unanimously recommended Jindrich for the role. Jindrich is currently the Linn County Budget Director, a position she...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Local Students Get Hands-on Experience with County Government

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On April 24, Linn County hosted approximately 50 area high school students for Future Leaders of Linn County. This one-day event during National County Government Month engaged high school students in the government process by providing a hands-on, compre...

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Linn County Front Page News
Posted on: April 22, 2019

Pinicon Ridge Park featured on State of Iowa's "99 Counties, 99 Parks" list

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Pinicon Ridge Park is one of 99 county parks featured in a new effort announced by the State of Iowa today to encourage residents and visitors alike to explore Iowa’s outdoors. The “99 Counties, 99 Parks” initiative highlights the wide array of recreation...

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Linn County Front Page News
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: 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: 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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