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 […]

Staff Spotlight

Karen Clayton We have an amazing group of staff members at SIMPCO and we want to make sure you all get to know them! Say “Hello” to the April Staff Spotlight, Karen Clayton. Karen serves as an Accountant II  for SIMPCO. Q. Who inspires you?  A. I am inspired by those who rise above their circumstances […]

Bike-to-Work Day 2019

Everyone is encouraged to trade their cars for their bikes and participate in the Sioux City metropolitan area’s Bike to Work Day event on Friday, May 17, 2019. Bike to Work Day is part of a national effort, endorsed by the U.S. Department of Transportation and promoted by the League of American Bicyclists, to highlight […]

Disaster Assistance

A flood disaster and recovery resource list is now available  on the SIMPCO website.  We will be updating this list as more information is provided. Please contact SIMPCO for assistance.

Success Story | SIMPCO Membership Workshop

Success Story:  SIMPCO hosted a Membership Workshop which not only allowed members & partners to find out more about the SIMPCO organization but also to hear from area speakers on key topics important to our region.

Regional Transportation Funding Applications (Iowa)

Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) and Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) applications are open to the Iowa portion of the Sioux City Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and to the Siouxland Regional Transportation Planning Association (SRTPA) area including Woodbury, Plymouth, Cherokee, Ida and Monona counties in Iowa. Each year, approximately $2.5 million is available in STBG funds […]

2019 SIMPCO Membership Workshop

Save the date: Don’t miss the 2019 SIMPCO Membership Workshop! March 1, 2019 | 10 am – 3:30 PM| WITCC Campus Sioux City Get the most out of your membership! Join us to find out what SIMPCO can do for your community. Topics:  Green Wastewater Treatment,  Marketing Home Town America, Rural Housing Readiness Assessment, Employment […]

Staff Spotlight – Ellen Dirks

We have an amazing group of staff members at SIMPCO and we want to make sure you all get to know them! Say “Hello” to November’s Staff Spotlight, Ellen Dirks. Ellen serves as the Staff Accountant II for SIMPCO.  Q: Who inspires you? A: I would say that my parents have inspired me. They instilled […]