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Posted on: September 24, 2021

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The Friday Week in Review for September 24, 2021 is now available.

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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: September 15, 2021

Linn County Veteran Affairs Department Expands Eligibility for Benefits

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More veterans in Linn County will now quality for emergency assistance following today’s approval of a revised policy and guidelines by the Linn County Board of Supervisors. 

Linn County Veteran Affairs Director Nicole Kehres spent sever...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Property Tax Payments Due September 30

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The semiannual installment of property and mobile home tax statements will be arriving in mailboxes soon. The deadline to pay the first half of property taxes without penalty is September 30, 2021. A penalty of one and one half percent will attach to late...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

September is National Preparedness Month

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September is National Preparedness Month. With the increasing severity and frequency of natural disasters, there is nothing more important than preparing yourself, your family, pets, and coworkers for an emergency. Linn County encourages residents and bus...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Community Survey to Provide Input on Health of Linn County Closes September 30

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Together! Healthy Linn encourages all who live, work, go to school in or visit Linn County to complete a community survey launched last spring, by September 30. This interactive tool, just one component of a Community Health Assessment, is particularly va...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Sobering Unit Now Open at Mental Health Access Center

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The Sobering Unit at the Mental Health Access Center in Linn County is now open. This program is in collaboration with Linn County and Area Ambulance Service to provide a safe sobering environment for intoxicated individuals and serves to rel...

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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: August 31, 2021

Registration Renewals Begin Sept. 1 for Off-Road Vehicles

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Off-road utility vehicles are required to be titled and registered in the owner’s county of residence. Registration renewals for off-road vehicles (ATVs, snowmobiles, ORMs, and ORVs) begins September 1. Registrations are valid January 1 through December 3...

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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: April 22, 2021

2021 Linn County Secondary Road Construction Season Underway

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The 2021 construction and maintenance projects are beginning on Linn County secondary roads, with more than 30 projects and two bridge updates planned. 

Construction on County Home Road and the C Avenue Extension is already underway. The improveme...

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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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