Iowa DNR REAP Assembly Scheduled in Correctionville

Iowa’s Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) assemblies will begin in two weeks, giving all Iowans an opportunity to share and discuss their visions for Iowa’s outdoor recreation, soil and water enhancement, historical resources and land management and more. REAP assemblies are locally led meetings where issues can be brought forth and voted upon. Iowans can […]

SIMPCO Board Members Spotlight- Tom Kimmel

We have amazing members on the SIMPCO Board of Directors and we want to make sure you get to know them! Say “Hello” to our October Board Member Spotlight, Tom Kimmel. Tom serves on the SIMPCO Board of Directors representing Union County, South Dakota where he is a County Commissioner. In addition, Tom serves on the SIMPCO […]

SIMPCO Tri-State Legislative Forum

Tri-State Legislative Forum SIMPCO Members, Stakeholders and Guests: Please join us for the Tri-State Legislative Forum Friday, December 6, 2019 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) 4647 Stone Ave, Robert E Dunker Student Center (RED) Building, Room W108 Sioux City, Iowa Please RSVP to Emily@simpco.org or call 712-279-6286 by December 2nd.

Professional Developers of Iowa Fall Conference

SIMPCO was not only a proud sponsor of the Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) held in Sioux City this week, but SIMPCO’s Executive Director, Michelle Bostinelos was a panelist on the topic Creative Effective Solutions to Meeting the Iowa Housing Challenge along with Kelley Deutmeyer, Executive Director of East Central Intergovernmental Association (ECIA) and Michelle Schnier, Housing Director ECIA. Topics included […]

University of Iowa’s Venture School

The University of Iowa’s Venture School, the state of Iowa’s premiere entrepreneurial training program developed by the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC), is coming to the Sioux City region in partnership with Western Iowa Tech Community College in early Fall 2019. Established in 2013, the eight-week Venture School program is built from a streamlined […]

SIMPCO Board Member Spotlight – Ken Beaulieu

We have some amazing members on the SIMPCO Board of Directors and we want to make sure you all get to know them! Say “Hello” to our August Board Member Spotlight, Ken Beaulieu. Ken is the Chairman of the Board for Dakota Dunes, South Dakota.  Not only is he on the SIMPCO Board of Directors, […]

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities

SIMPCO members are encouraged to submit a letter of interest to partner with the University of Iowa, Iowa Initiatives for Sustainable Communities! Questions or need help applying? Contact us simpco@simpco.org. More information on IISC: click here

Regional Economic Diversification Summit (REDS) June 12

Regional Economic Diversification Summit (REDS) June 12, 2019 Western Iowa Tech Community College 4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City D103 Cargill Auditorium (Entrance 14, parking lot 4 or 5) Registration/Morning Networking: 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview: 9:00 a.m. End Time: 3:30 p.m. View the full agenda: click here Engage at the Summit!  Learn about the region’s economic […]