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Black Hawk County Planning & Zoning Vacancy

The Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors is currently accepting applications for a position on the Black Hawk County Planning & Zoning Commission. This is a five year term expiring June 30, 2019. Applications are available at the Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors office, 316 E. 5th Street, Room 203, Waterloo, Iowa 50703. You may also download the application at the following link:

Click here for the application to the Black Hawk County Planning and Zoning Commission

Completed applications must be returned to the Board of Supervisors office no later than 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014. For information or questions, please call the Board of Supervisors office at 319-833-3003.

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The current Courthouse was completed in 1964. Click here for a brief history of the Black Hawk County Courthouse.

Click here for a brief history of Black Hawk County.

Black Hawk County Government

is transforming itself with new capabilities for effective services to its citizens and greater-good decision making throughout the organization. We utilize advances in technology and government to assure the best possible service to the public. We work in a culture of collaboration, learning from others' successes, and together, we anticipate and adapt to the rapidly changing circumstances and demographics, both globally and locally. With others throughout our county and region, we form a safe,healthy, culturally sensitive, thriving community.

Black Hawk County is committed to these six intertwined principles:

  We are effective.   We are responsible.
  We are efficient.   We are collaborative.
  We are innovative.   We are adaptable.

Our motivating values lead to our 2028 vision focus on key roles for Black Hawk County government. Over the next two decades, we will strive to

      Build Desirable Communities
      Apply Technology to Serve
      Promote Economic Vitality
      Achieve Environmental Sustainability
Work together and Transform How We Lead.

Click here for the full report and additional information about our Future Planning.