Linn County, Iowa


July 2015

Linn County Board of Supervisors awards $200,000 in economic development funding

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $200,000 in economic development funding to 15 Linn County organizations. The Linn County Economic Development Fund was established following the 2008 flood to foster and support economic growth and enhance quality of life throughout Linn County.

25th Anniversary celebration of the ADA is July 25 at Veterans Memorial Stadium

In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, a community celebration is planned for Saturday, July 25 at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The event begins with a pre-game picnic at 3:30 p.m. featuring Congressman Rod Blum and guest speaker Charlie Becker, Executive Director of Camp Courageous.

A Unity March will take place along the concourse at 5:30 p.m. Proclamations will be read by local leaders on the field, followed by the Kernels baseball game at 6:35 p.m. Local service providers will have displays along the concourse from 5:30 - 7 p.m. A 50/50 raffle to benefit the event will also be held. Pre-registration is required for the picnic. 

Linn County awards $28,800 in historic preservation grants

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $28,800 from the Linn County Historic Preservation Grant Program to eight non-profit organizations in Linn County. The recipients were selected through an annual competitive process. The Linn County Historic Preservation Commission reviews the grant applications and makes funding recommendations to the Board of Supervisors. The Commission received more than $51,000 in requests and had $28,800 available for awards.

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Linn County contributes to Marion’s ImaginArt in the Alleys 

The Linn County Board of Supervisors will contribute $75,000 to the ImaginArt in the Alleys project that will help bring life, vitality and art to Uptown Marion. The funding will come from the sale of the Mott building along the Cedar River in downtown Cedar Rapids for which Linn County received $500,000.

Selling or trading your vehicle? And what to do with your license plates

If you are selling or trading your vehicle, the Linn County Treasurer’s Office has some helpful information on what steps to follow, including what to do with your license plates, title and registration. In some cases, you may be entitled to a refund on your unused registration fees.

Avoid waiting in line – renew your vehicle registration tags online

The end of every month brings long lines to the Treasurer’s Office as people come to renew their yearly vehicle registration tags. You can avoid waiting in line and save yourself some time by renewing your tags online at Iowa property taxes can also be paid quickly and easily online at this website.

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