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County Poor Farm

Poor Farm

As part of the current Phase One of the Master Planning process for the Johnson County Poor Farm and Asylum Historic District, a public input session is scheduled for Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 5:30-7:30 pm, in conference room 203BC of the Johnson County Health and Human Services Building, 855 South Dubuque Street in Iowa City. Any interested person is welcome to attend.

This first phase of the Master Planning process will guide preservation of and improvements to the property for the next several years and beyond. Discussions with the Board of Supervisors and a number of stakeholder groups has begun. HBK Engineering is assisting Johnson County with this phase of the process, which will guide preservation of and improvements to the property for the next several years and beyond.

If you are unable to attend the meeting, please share your thoughts or ideas about the Poor Farm.

For additional information, please contact Johnson County Grants and Communications Specialist Mickey Miller at mmiller@co.johnson.ia.us or 319-356-6000.