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SIMPCO Staff Spotlight – Amanda Harper

SIMPCO Staff Spotlight on Amanda Harper, Housing Specialist! We have amazing group of staff members at SIMPCO and we want to make sure you all get to know them! This month’s staff spotlight is on Amanda Harper, Housing Specialist. Here are nine things about Amanda that you should know! Q: Who inspires you? A: I […]

Bike Friendly Employer Award Winner

SIMPCO’s Bicycle/Pedestrian Roundtable is proud to announce the Bike Friendly Employer Award to Western Iowa Tech Community College. The Bike Friendly Employer Award recognizes businesses and organizations for their efforts to support their bicycling employees, customers, and the bicycling community because doing so is great for business. This is the third year of the award. […]

U.S. Highway Economic Development Study

The Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) announces the Notice of Investment Award from the United States Economic Development Administration (U.S. EDA).   This EDA investment provides funding for a Highway 20 Economic Development Study. The Study will assess the feasibility of economic development opportunities for job creation and investments in Northwest Iowa and Northeast Nebraska. […]

SIMPCO Annual Meeting

SIMPCO Members & Guests: Please join us for the SIMPCO’s Annual Meeting which will be held a the Sergeant Bluff Community Center, 903 Topaz Drive, Sergeant Bluff, IA  on Thursday, May 10, 2018. 5:30 PM Board of Directors 6:00 PM There will be a special announcement regarding an upcoming SIMPCO study 6:15 PM Catered Dinner […]

SIMPCO Regional Policy and Legislative Affairs Committee

SIMPCO Regional Policy and Legislative Affairs Committee SIMPCO Members & Guests: Please join us for the Regional Policy and Legislative Affairs Committee Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. SIMPCO 1122 Pierce Street Sioux City, IA 51105 Please RSVP to Emily@simpco.org or call 712-279-6286 We will be discussing key legislative issues at the Federal […]

Bike-to-Work Day

Bicyclists are encouraged to leave their cars at home and participate in the Sioux City Metro Area’s Bike-to- Work Day on May 18th. Bike-to-Work Day is part of a national effort, endorsed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, to highlight the benefits of bicycling, and to prove to people that it is feasible to leave the car at […]

Bike Friendly Employer Award

Don’t forget to apply for the Bike Friendly Employer Award! The Bike Friendly Employer Award recognizes businesses and organizations for their efforts to support their bicycling employees, customers, and the bicycling community because doing so is great for business. All employers in the Sioux City Metro area are invited to complete the Bike Friendly Employer […]

SIMPCO Membership Workshop

SIMPCO held their first Membership Workshop at Western Iowa Tech in Sioux City on March 2, 2018. SIMPCO members were given the chance to find out what SMPCO is all about. The Membership Workshop included organizational structure, committees to participate in, divisions within the organization, and how they can get more involved.  SIMPCO staff provided […]

SAVE THE DATE

Save the date for two upcoming activities you won’t want to miss! SIMPCO Membership Workshop.  Friday, March 2, 2018.  10 am – 2 pm (lunch provided).  WITCC Campus Sioux City. FREE to all SIMPCO members.   Get the most of your SIMPCO membership! Join us to find out what SIMPCO can do for your community.   Agenda […]

Western Iowa Community Improvement Regional Housing Trust Fund | Award Announcement

The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors approved nearly $7.4 million in FY 2018 Local Housing Trust Fund Programs to Iowa’s 25 certified Local Housing Trust Funds.  The Western Iowa Community Improvement Regional Housing Trust Fund, administered by SIMPCO, was awarded $259,317. These funds will be used to continue home owner-occupied housing rehab projects in […]