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Linn County Courthouse Fully Re-Opening
LINN COUNTY, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- Earlier this month, the Linn county board of supervisors proclaimed April as National County Government Month.
Tuesday, county officials celebrated the occasion - and marked a fresh start - by celebrating the full re-opening of the Linn County courthouse after the floods of 2008.
They hosted a ribbon cutting and open house to give people a glimpse of all of the work that has been done to restore the building.
The courthouse was constructed in 1925. It's taken $6.5 million dollars to restore the building and update it with modern equipment.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS 2/Fox 28) -- April is National County Government Month and officials in Linn County plan to celebrate the occasion with a ribbon cutting today at the Linn County Courthouse.
The ceremony will mark the full re-opening of the building since it was heavily damaged in the Floods of 2008.
The public is invited to attend the event which will begin at 3:00 PM. An open-house will follow at 4:30.
It is the final county government building to re-open since the floods.