Black Hawk County
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The Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors is currently accepting applications for one position on the Black Hawk County Planning & Zoning Commission. This is a five year terms expiring June 30, 2020.

Applications are available at the Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors office, 316 E. 5th Street, Room 203, Waterloo, Iowa 50703. Completed applications must be returned to the Board of Supervisors office no later than 4:00 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2015. For information or questions, please call the Board of Supervisors office at 319-833-3003.

Click here to to download the application form.

Click here to see the report "Current Needs of Black Hawk County Road System"


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.

Click here to sign up for Alert Iowa alerts! In the event of an emergency or severe weather, an alert will be sent to the phone number provided by voice, text, email and/or pager. This is a free service provided by Black Hawk County, IA, however, normal message fees may apply. To receive text messages to your cell phone, your cell phone must have text messaging capabilities. Notifications are dependent upon external providers and cannot guarantee notifications will be received by the intended recipient.