Sustainability to receive larger focus from Johnson County governments

CORALVILLE — Local officials plan to dedicate staff time to begin addressing sustainability across Johnson County.

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Johnson County supervisors unanimously approve community ID program

IOWA CITY — Johnson County is the first municipality in the Midwest to approve the issue of a community identification card.

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North Liberty moves to protect turtles during pipeline construction

NORTH LIBERTY — Officials in North Liberty say they plan to watch for ornate box turtles while installing a sewer pipe to the future site of ... »

Johnson County supervisors to vote on travel ban to states with ‘religious freedom’ laws

JOHNSON COUNTY — A member of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors says the board plans to put a “travel ban” on county trav ... »

Stage set for another Newport Road development debate

IOWA CITY — The surveyor representing the applicants of a controversial Newport Road rezoning request predicts county supervisors will overtu ... »

Johnson County considering local engineers for courthouse entrance project

IOWA CITY — The Johnson County Board of Supervisors plan to reach out to local structural engineers to finalize plans to add a secure entran ... »

Supervisors take up Newport Road rezoning

IOWA CITY — Next month, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors is set to discuss another controversial Newport Road rezoning application. ... »

Johnson County eyes grant to address racial disparities in legal system

IOWA CITY — Johnson County supervisors are exploring a grant that has the potential to provide millions of dollars worth of funding to resear ... »

Disagreement brings slight delay to Ambulance Service building project

IOWA CITY — Plans to seek the proper firm to design a new Johnson County Ambulance Service building will be stalled for about two weeks.

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Iowa City approves new rules for taxi cabs, ride-sharing services

IOWA CITY — Taxi companies and taxi drivers must follow a number of new rules after a vote by the Iowa City Council Monday night.

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Elected officials like higher property values

CEDAR RAPIDS — Balancing local budgets for nearly every city in Linn and Johnson counties, as well as for the county governments and school ... »

Johnson County Compensation Board unanimously approves supervisor pay raise recommendation

IOWA CITY — An unprecedented requested pay increase for Johnson County's Board of Supervisors has moved one step closer to fruition.

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Johnson County officials plan to add deputies, secure entrance at courthouse

IOWA CITY — Officials in Johnson County are working to enhance safety and security at the courthouse two months after voters rejected a $33. ... »

Uber absent from Iowa City months after recruiting drivers

IOWA CITY — Several months after social media recruitment postings for drivers by Uber started showing up, the company is nowhere to be seen ... »

Johnson County Board of Supervisors request 4.5 percent pay raise

IOWA CITY — The Johnson County Board of Supervisors has unanimously requested a 4.5 percent pay increase, a move members say is unprecedente ... »