Still, there are signs that some local officials are growing wary of never-ending police budget increases.
Articles Tagged: Johnson County
Local Government Jan. 13, 2022 10:06 am436d ago
The five supervisors unanimously voted down the sheriff’s request to buy a $240,000 Lenco BearCat armored vehicle to replace to larger one used since 2014.
Community Jan. 5, 2022 6:00 am445d ago
The Heritage Area Agency on Aging is hosting a free webinar for caregivers in Johnson County. The webinar will be held on Jan. 20 and RSVPs are requested by Thursday for those who want pre-meeting materials and a small gift.
Local Government Jan. 3, 2022 3:50 pm446d ago
According to the county, Supervisor Royceann Porter is the first African American to serve as chairperson of the board since the county was established in 1837.
Local Government Dec. 9, 2021 5:27 pm471d ago
Money to go to those excluded from previous relief payments, ncluding undocumented immigrants
Community Dec. 7, 2021 6:00 am474d ago
Eligible applicants include businesses, nonprofits, builders, developers and governmental agencies seeking funds for affordable owner-occupied, rental, transitional or emergency housing in Johnson County.
Local Government Dec. 6, 2021 8:45 pm473d ago
Sheriff Brad Kunkel is requesting $240,000 for a Lenco BearCat to replace the current MRAP, as well as funds to replace aging camera equipment in fiscal 2023.
Environmental News Nov. 29, 2021 6:00 am483d ago
The Friends of Coralville Lake is working to raise awareness of the sedimentation in the lake and gauging community interest to launch a lake restoration plan in the coming years. The volume of sediment per year is equivalent to the volume of two Empire State Buildings.
News Nov. 26, 2021 7:58 pm483d ago
Racial Equity Connect — or R.E. Connect — was co-founded by Tracy Jon Sargeant and V Fixmer-Oraiz about six months ago. Since then, they have recruited organizations, spoken with elected officials and began creating a network for people of color.
Community Nov. 24, 2021 6:00 am487d ago
The purpose of this funding is to assist eligible organizations in one-time needs related to providing services to individuals with mental health/brain health, intellectual disability or development disability diagnoses.
Community Nov. 24, 2021 1:23 pm486d ago
The mile-long professional installation is the only drive-thru holiday light show in Johnson County. Proceeds benefit a local hospice home.
History Nov. 19, 2021 6:00 am492d ago
A nonprofit has formed to restore and preserve a two-story schoolhouse and auditorium built in 1899 in the unincorporated community of Sharon Center in southwest Johnson County.
Local Government Nov. 18, 2021 3:41 pm492d ago
Supervisors on Thursday approved projects with funds allocated in the current 2022 fiscal year, including payments to residents excluded from federal relief efforts.
Travel Nov. 18, 2021 6:00 am494d ago
F.W. Kent Park offers year-round education, recreation, exploration in abundance.
Local Government Nov. 17, 2021 4:16 pm493d ago
Iowa City collaborating on relief spending, affordable housing, child care