RFQ – Dakota City Pine Street Traffic Study

The Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) and the City of Dakota City invite the submission of qualifications from experienced and qualified consultants to complete a traffic study for a portion of Pine Street. The goal of this traffic study is to analyze the traffic impacts of paving the existing gravel portion of Pine Street […]

RFP – Local Tourism Marketing Study

The Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) and the Sioux City Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau invite the submission of proposals from experienced and qualified consultants to complete a local tourism marketing study. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted travel, tourism, and local businesses in the Siouxland region and throughout the country. This study serves as […]

RFQ – Innovation Center Feasibility Study

SIMPCO with Iowa’s West Coast Initiative (IWCI) invites the submission of qualifications from experienced and qualified consultants to complete a feasibility study for a regional Innovation Center. The feasibility study is the first step in evaluating the concept, building/space layout, and sustainability of an Innovation Center as a means to successfully enrich the entrepreneurial ecosystem […]

Financial Assistance Available for Dakota County Landlord Relief to Address Losses Incurred by the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly everyone in Nebraska, with lay-offs, furloughs, school closings, and more.  The Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) is teaming with the Southeast Nebraska Affordable Housing Council (SENAHC) to help landlords in Dakota County. Funding is available through a Community CARES Grant from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human […]

2020 SIMPCO Services Survey

SIMPCO Members, partners, and stakeholders are invited to complete our annual services survey.  This survey lets us know how we are doing and how we can improve.  Please take a few minutes to respond. Thank you for your continued partnership. Click below to fill our survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YNLCBFK

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE INVESTS $400,000 IN CARES ACT FUNDING TO BOOST ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS CRITICAL TO HELPING SIMPCO AREA RESPOND TO CORONAVIRUS

The Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) announces an investment award from the United States Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) CARES Act Recovery Assistance. This EDA investment award provides funding to assist the SIMPCO region in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. SIMPCO will develop a regional recovery & resiliency economic development plan, provide technical services to […]

SIMPCO 101

  On June 18, 2020 SIMPCO hosted a virtual 101 via Zoom.  This was an opportunity for members, partners and local stakeholders to find out more about the SIMPCO organization.   In case you missed it, we recorded the Zoom session for you to listen to! Just click on link: SIMPCO 101 If you have any […]

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 […]