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Posted on: October 22, 2021

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The Friday Week in Review for October 22, 2021 is now available.

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Linn County Board of Supervisors Awards $150,000 in Legacy and Community Attraction Grants

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $150,000 in grants from the Linn County Board of Supervisors Legacy and Community Attraction Fund to five non-profit organizations that work to foster and support long-standing, new, and diverse community e...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Deadline Passes for Requesting Absentee Mail Ballot for Nov. 2 City / School Election

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The deadline for requesting a mail-in absentee ballot has passed. All absentee ballot request forms received after 5 p.m. October 18 will receive a reply from the Elections office indicating the request cannot be processed due to changes enacted in Iowa l...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is October 23

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On Saturday, October 23, bring your expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs to the Linn County Sheriff's Office as part of a nationwide prescription drug “Take-Back” initiative with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The Linn County Sheri...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Linn County Website URL and Email Addresses Change

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Linn County has changed the URL for the County’s website to LinnCountyIowa.gov effective October 11, 2021. In addition, Linn County governmental email addresses have also changed to [email protected] The change is happening because th...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program Launches to Help Linn County Renters Facing Eviction

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Financial help is now available for Linn County residents falling behind on rent or utility payments due to financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Linn County, with assistance from Waypoint and HACAP, is administering rent and utility assista...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Local Option Sales Tax Resolutions Put Extension Vote on November Ballot

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors has approved resolutions that will allow Linn County voters in unincorporated Linn County as well as the cities of Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha, Fairfax, Marion, Robins, and the portion of Walford located in Linn County to v...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Resolution Puts Gambling Reauthorization Vote on November 2021 Ballot

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors has approved a resolution (PDF) that will allow Linn County voters to decide on Nov. 2, 2021, whether to reauthorize gambling games in Linn County. Per state statute, this measure must be voted on and approved twice, w...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

County Home Road Now Open and Improvement Project Completed

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County Home Road is now open to traffic following completion of the final phase of a three-phase improvement project. Construction on County Home Road between N Center Point Road and Gilmore Road included 10” concrete paving, the addition of right and lef...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Mask Requirement Reinstated in County Facilities

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Effective Monday, August 9, masks will once again be required at all indoor County facilities for employees and visitors, regardless of vaccination status. COVID-19 cases are rising in our community, fueled by the Delta variant. The Delta variant is more ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Linn County Launches Mobile App

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Linn County recently launched a new mobile app for its redesigned website LinnCounty.org. The app provides residents and visitors with convenient access to County news, events, public meetings, job openings, road construction, and much more. 

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