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Sheriff's Office seeks law-enforcement levy support


August 18, 2021

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office will ask voters in November to support a four-year law enforcement levy of $2.98 per $1,000 of property value, the Board of Commissioners agreed Tuesday morning, Aug. 10.

If approved, the levy would run from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2026.

The current levy of $2.83 will expire on June 30, 2022.

The Sheriff’s Office receives about 76% of the levy funds, the Juvenile Department receives about 14% and the District Attorney’s Office receives about 10%.

Voters turned down a levy request of $3.08 per $1,000 on the November 2020 ballot.

Linn County was...

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