Planning is underway for Linn County’s fiscal year 2019 budget. The budget will be developed over the next two and a half months during a series of more than 20 public meetings between the Linn County Board of Supervisors, other Linn County elected officials and department heads.
Linn County will hold its annual Public Budget Forum Monday, Nov. 27 at 5 p.m. at the Linn County Public Service Center, 935 Second St. SW in Cedar Rapids. The budget forum gives residents the opportunity to address the Board of Supervisors and provide comment on the development of Linn County’s fiscal year 2019 budget.
The meeting dates and times for all budget meetings will be posted on the Agendas & Minutes section of Linn County’s website at www.linncounty.org 24 hours in advance of the meetings.
A budget calendar for the entire FY19 budget process is available on the Linn County website. However, the dates are subject to change so please check the Agendas & Minutes section on Linn County’s website 24 hours in advance for the most up-to-date information or sign-up to receive email and/or text notification of Board of Supervisors meetings and agendas at www.linncounty.org/NotifyMe.
Fiscal year 2019 begins July 1, 2018 and ends June 30, 2019.
Linn County has successfully maintained its Aaa bond rating and has received the following awards from the Government Finance Officers Association for consistently exercising sound fiscal management and reporting:
- Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting – 28 consecutive years
- Distinguished Budget Presentation Award - 22 consecutive years
- Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting - 19 consecutive years.