Iowa law has several code sections outlining charges for littering, but the Linn County Attorney’s Office hasn’t charged anyone in the last year. The Iowa State Patrol has filed only 64 citations statewide.
Articles Tagged: Linn County
Local Government May. 30, 2023 6:37 pm3d ago
As the Linn County Board of Supervisors considers changes to county code governing utility-scale solar projects, the board focused on language surrounding the long-term operations of the installation.
Local Government Jun. 2, 2023 9:58 pm9h ago
To guide work on area trails and bikeways for years to come, Cedar Rapids and Linn County Conservation are partnering to complete a Trails and Bikeways Plan. Here’s how they’re teaming up and how you can share input on what amenities you’d like to see in the local trail network.
Local Government May. 25, 2023 6:28 pm8d ago
The board that governs regional mental health and disability services advocated for spending down a nearly $9.2 million surplus before the end of the budget year in June by boosting support for underfunded services within its nine-county area.
Community May. 20, 2023 5:00 am14d ago
As he prepares to retire at the end of the month after nearly 30 years of service to the community, Les Garner, Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation president and CEO, considers his ultimate impact to be “the extent to which I have enabled those people to be better at what they do.”
Local Government May. 19, 2023 2:03 pm14d ago
Linn County Supervisor Louie Zumbach pitched streamlining services with area local governments in his State of the County address while lamenting record-high inflation and downplaying the role of state property tax reform in the fiscal woes facing the county.
Local Government May. 17, 2023 4:12 pm16d ago
The Linn County Board of Supervisors signaled preliminary interest in having the developer of the Dows Farm “agri-community” site buy and take over management of the farm elements of the property.
Local Government May. 17, 2023 4:27 pm16d ago
Beyond fiscal 2024, permanent funding will need to be identified for the Sustainability Department role aimed at boosting disaster resiliency. But the supervisors’ decision ends months of uncertainty over how to fund the role after they barred the use of ARPA dollars to pilot the position.
Local Government May. 16, 2023 5:00 am18d ago
As part of Building Safety Month, Linn County Planning and Development staff met with sixth grade students at Roosevelt Creative Corridor Business Academy in Cedar Rapids to teach them about the role building codes play in infrastructure stability during natural disasters.
Local Government May. 10, 2023 3:06 pm23d ago
Linn County Supervisor Chair Louie Zumbach will deliver the State of the County address May 18. Here’s how to attend or tune in.
Local Government May. 5, 2023 5:00 am29d ago
By June 1, Feed Iowa First will no longer farm on a portion of Linn County’s Dows Farm “agri-community” site after a faulty water well pushed the nonprofit off the land earlier than planned, prompting the developer to re-imagine the farm elements of the project.
Health Care and Medicine Apr. 27, 2023 6:19 pm36d ago
With a sharp increase in sexually transmitted infections, the Linn County Board of Health approved a position to combat the most concerning increase: congenital syphilis.
Local Government Apr. 26, 2023 6:00 am38d ago
Linn County is seeking feedback by May 5 on committees’ work to review county code governing utility-scale solar projects before the Board of Supervisors considers any potential new solar applications.
Local Government Apr. 25, 2023 3:18 pm38d ago
Also, you’re invited to help pick up litter today in C.R.
Local Government Apr. 19, 2023 3:14 pm44d ago
The Linn County Board of Supervisors will start from scratch on its consideration of an ordinance governing how close to structures a hazardous pipeline could be built.