County OKs participation in Secure Rural Schools


September 7, 2022

Linn County will again participate in the National Forest and O & C Land Secure Rural Schools program, Commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker agreed Tuesday morning, Aug. 30.

In May, federal government officials announced Linn County will receive about $3.3 million in 2022.

The Secure Rural Schools programs began in 2000, after rural communities were affected by a steep reduction in timber harvesting, especially on U.S. Forest Service lands. Today, funds are distributed to more than 700 counties in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Linn County Treasurer Michelle Ha...

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