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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Property Tax Statements Arriving in Mailboxes Soon

Property Taxes Due September 30

The semiannual installment of property and mobile home tax statements are being mailed today and will be arriving in mailboxes soon. The deadline to pay the first half of property taxes without penalty is September 30, 2022. A penalty of one and one half ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Public Meetings Scheduled for Review of Duane Arnold Solar LLC Utility-Scale Solar Application

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Linn County announces that meetings for the Linn County Planning & Zoning Commission and the Linn County Board of Supervisors are now scheduled for the review of the Duane Arnold Solar I and II utility-scale solar application projects.

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Linn County Fiscal Year 2023 Budget in Brief

Fiscal Year 2023 Budget in Brief

Levy Rate Decreased in FY 2023

Linn County’s fiscal year for 2023 began July 1. Linn County's countywide levy rate decreased to $5.85 in fiscal year 2023 from $6.24 in 2022. Most taxpayers will pay approximately 10 percent less for their Linn County portio...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Derecho Anniversary: 5 Ways to Build Resiliency

Monarch on a Coneflower

August 10, 2022, marks the two-year anniversary of the derecho, one of the costliest and most destructive thunderstorms in U.S. history. Many parts of Iowa were affected by the derecho’s sustained winds and gusts of 90-140 mph for up to 45 minut...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Read our Latest Week in Review

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The Week in Review for Friday, August 12, 2022, is now available.

Read the Week in Review to find out the latest County news, important services, recaps from the Board of Supervisors' meetings, and more!

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Linn County and the Cedar Rapids Announce Release of Community Resilience Project Final Report

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Linn County and the City of Cedar Rapids have released the final report for the Community Resilience Project: Improving Disaster Recover Capabilities facilitated and authored by Collective Clarity. The Community Resilience Project was conceived by Linn Co...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Linn County Accepting Applications for Legacy and Community Attraction Funds

Apply for Legacy and Community Attraction Funds

The Linn County Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications for the Legacy and Community Attraction Fund grant program. The Board of Supervisors established the Linn County Legacy and Community Attraction Fund to foster and support long-standing, n...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

5 Things to Know About Services Offered at the Treasurer’s Office

Treasurer's Office Lobby

The Linn County Treasurer’s Office sees more traffic than most of our County offices. The best times to visit the Treasurer's Office are Wednesday and Thursday mornings before 9 a.m. The busiest times to visit are Mondays and Fridays. However, regardless ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Sawyer Road Culvert Replacement Project to Begin Monday, August 8

Road Closed Sign

A culvert replacement project is scheduled to start August 8 on Sawyer Road. The project is expected to last one to two months.   

 

Sawyer Road will be closed to all traffic west of Prairieburg Road. A detour will be posted for t...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Linn County Auditor’s Office Certifies Property Taxes

Treasurer Sharon Gonzalez and Auditor Joel Miller

The Linn County Auditor’s Office certified property taxes to the Linn County Treasurer’s Office on August 1, 2022. This certification is the culmination of a year-long process which starts with the City and County Assessors certifying ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Linn County Welcomes Dustin Peterson as New Veteran Affairs Director

Dustin Peterson Linn County Veteran Affairs Director

Linn County is pleased to welcome Dustin Peterson as the new director of Linn County Veteran Affairs. Peterson’s first day with Linn County is July 25, 2022.

Peterson is an Iowa native and recently retired from the United States Marine Corps with the rank ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Linn County Employee Recognized for Helping to Close Loophole in Criminal Justice System

Anastasia Basaquin and Nick Maybanks

Anastasia Basquin, chief victim witness coordinator and community liaison for the Linn County Attorney's Office, received the Exemplary Service Award from the Linn County Board of Supervisors during Linn County’s employee recognition br...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Mental Health Access Center Releases FY22 Fourth Quarter Report

Mental Health Access Center lobby

“Thank you for providing me a safe place to heal. It made me feel safe getting up, which is a first for me.”  

This is a comment from one of more than 900 people who sought help from the Linn County Mental Health Access Center in fiscal year 2022 ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Jordans Grove Road Reconstruction Project to Begin Tuesday, July 5

Road Closed

A reconstruction project is scheduled to start July 5 on Jordans Grove Road. The project consists of replacing the existing culverts, ditch grading, flattening foreslopes, and widening the road top to upgrade the road prepare it for a seal coat surface. T...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Linn County Secondary Road Department Herbicide Applications to Begin May 9

Herbicide Applications to Begin May 9

Starting May 9, the Linn County Secondary Road Department will begin conducting roadside spot herbicide application for noxious weeds, brush, and bare-ground treatment. The project is expected to run through mid-September.

Noxious weed application will tak...

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