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Posted on: February 15, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Linn County Seeks Members for Water & Land Legacy Bond Public Review Board

Board and Commission Opening

The Linn County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications to fill five vacancies on the Water & Land Legacy Bond Public Review Board.

The Review Board’s responsibilities are to review and comment on the County’s compliance with the voter-approved $40 million Water and Land Legacy Bond referendum language, and with adherence to the proposed distribution of funds for water quality and land protection, park improvements, and trails included in the information provided to the public prior to the vote on the bond referendum.

The Review Board meets twice per year, once in April and once in October, to receive and comment on presentations from Linn County Conservation on projects proposed for funding from Water & Land Legacy bonds. Meetings may be held more frequently as needed.

The Review Board Rules and Operating Procedures require at least one member:

  • From each supervisor district
  • With demonstrated expertise in water and soil conservation
  • With demonstrated expertise in woodland or native prairie restoration or preservation
  • With demonstrated expertise in outdoor recreation

Applicants may submit an online application or may pick up an application at the Linn County Public Service Center, 935 Second St. SW in Cedar Rapids from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact the Linn County Board of Supervisors Office at 319-892-5000.

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