This official website of Hardin County provides information about your local county government and the services we provide.

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.: News & Events

Emergency Management Seek Mitigation Plan Proposal

The Hardin County Emergency Management Commission is seeking a contractual service to complete a countywide multi-jurisdictional mitigation plan. With an US Census Bureau 2015 estimate population of 17,367. Hardin County is a 569-square mile jurisdiction located in Central Iowa and includes both unincorporated and incorporated municipalities. Iowa Falls is the county’s largest municipality (approximate population of 5,173.) The proposed capability should consider all of Hardin County, as well as the incorporated areas that exist in Hardin County. To serve this population, Hardin County has a countywide emergency management agency. Hardin County currently has a multi-jurisdictional mitigation plan with eleven (11) jurisdictions and six (6) school districts included. This project would include the update of the existing plan and inclusion of the remaining jurisdictions into a multi-jurisdictional plan to meet existing federal planning compliance requirements.


Proposal deadline is Friday, May 20, 2016, at 2:00 P.M. Click to view the complete Request for Proposal (pdf).


Hardin County 5-Year Construction Program

The Board of Supervisors approved the Secondary Road 5-Year Construction Program on April 6, 2016 at their regular board meeting. Click on the link below to view the planned construction and maintenance projects for Hardin County in the next five years.

5-Year Construction Program Map

Conservation Employment Opportunity
Conservation is accepting applications for two full-time positions, a Conservation Tech and an Interpretive Program Assistant. Application deadline is May 20, 2016. Check out the Employment Page for a listing of all available county positions.

The Hardin County IRVM Roadside Department reminds Iowans that they can enhance their roadside vegetation by burning their roadsides. Benefits to burning:

  • Stimulate growth and seed production
  • Reduce competition for native vegetation
  • Adds nutrients that benefits native species
  • Noxious weed and brush control
  • Promotes beneficial plants and insects that will improve wildlife habitat
  • Reduced vegetation buildup which will decrease wildfire hazards

Click here for helpful tips...

With controlled fire, not only are you knocking back the undesirable vegetation, you are setting the stage for the success of your desirable species. Contact Cory Engle, Roadside Vegetation Manager, for more information.

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