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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Grant Wood Trail Public Input Meeting to be Held in Springville

Grant Wood Trail Public Input Meeting

The Linn County Conservation Board will host a public input meeting regarding the Grant Wood Trail on October 18, 2022, from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 331 located at 252 Broadway St. in Springville. The meeting is a “drop-in” format wit...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Linn County Welcomes New LIFTS Director, Honors Outgoing Director

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On September 30, 2022, Tom Hardecopf will retire from his role as LIFTS director, a position he has held for 13 years since first joining Linn County in 2009. During his tenure as director, Hardecopf helped advance the LIFTS Department by overseeing a mov...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Linn County Wins National Communication Award

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Linn County’s Communications Department won the City-County Communications and Marketing Association (3CMA) Award of Excellence in the Best Website category for its 2022 redesign of LinnCountyIowa.gov. 3CMA announced the 2022 winners of its nati...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

How to Register Off-Road Vehicles

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Off-road vehicles (ATVs, UTVs, OHVs, ORMs, ORVs, snowmobiles etc.) in Iowa must be registered through the County Recorder’s Office or the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR). These vehicles, even if a local ordinance permits their use on ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Grow Solar Linn + Johnson Counties Receives 2022 ISAC Excellence in Action Award

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Grow Solar Linn + Johnson Counties received the 2022 Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC) Excellence in Action Award. The Excellence in Action Award Program is a competitive awards program that seeks to identify and recognize innovative county govern...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Read our Latest Week in Review

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The Week in Review for Friday, September 23, 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: September 21, 2022

The Alliance for Equitable Housing: What it is and Why it Matters

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The population living literally homeless on the street in Linn County has increased 230% from July 2019 to July 2022. That’s a shocking increase. When we look at the why behind the increase, it quickly becomes clear that housing, and access to i...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Linn County Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 27th Consecutive Year

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Linn County has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the 27th consecutive year. The award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budget...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Pinicon Ridge Park Dam Modification to Begin this Fall

Pinicon Ridge Park Dam

The Linn County Conservation Board has awarded a contract for improvements on the Pinicon Ridge Park dam located along the Wapsipinicon River in Central City just east of Highway 13. This project will address safety, fish habitat, and river recreation pas...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Options of Linn County Receives Three-Year Accreditation

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The Options of Linn County Day Habilitation Program was awarded a three-year accreditation, the highest level of acceptance, from CARF International (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities). CARF provides accreditation services worldwide...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Supervisors Approve Duane Arnold Solar LLC Rezoning Application in 2-1 Vote

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Following three public meetings, the Linn County Board of Supervisors on September 6, 2022, voted 2-1 to approve the rezoning applications for Duane Arnold Solar I LLC and the Duane Arnold Solar II LLC.

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

Monkeypox Response and Vaccination

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Since July, local public health departments in Iowa have been coordinating with the state health department to investigate cases and contacts of monkeypox. The overall disease investigation process is similar to other public health disease investigation p...

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

September is National Preparedness Month

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National Preparedness Month is held each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. With the increasing severity and frequency of natural disasters, there is nothing more imp...

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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: 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: August 4, 2022

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

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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

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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: June 27, 2022

Jordans Grove Road Reconstruction Project to Begin Tuesday, July 5

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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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