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Application Workshops for Communities Interested in Achieving Main Street Iowa Program Designation

The Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Main Street Iowa program will host application workshops in 2024 for communities interested in applying for Main Street Iowa program designation. The workshops (virtual) will provide an overview of the Main Street Approach™ and Main Street Iowa program, summary of expectations and benefits, the application, competitive designation process and strategies […]

WICIRHTF awarded $381,698 from Iowa Finance Authority

The Western Iowa Community Improvement Regional Housing Trust Fund (administered by SIMPCO) was awarded $381,698 from the Iowa Finance Authority for FY 2024! This funding, along with a local match from cities and counties, will assist low to moderate-income residents maintain their homes in safe, decent and livable conditions. View press release here.

SIMPCO Tri-State Legislative Forum

SIMPCO hosted the Tri-State Legislative Forum this morning at their new facility, located at 6401 Gordon Drive, Sioux City. This is a unique forum as it is the only one of its kind in the Siouxland area! The topics for this year’s forum were Flock license plate cameras in South Sioux City, water/wastewater infrastructure improvement […]

Congratulations to Monona County – $10,262,240 from the U.S. Department of Transportation

Congratulations to Monona County on their grant award for $10,262,240 from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD). This project will establish a new port at their Port of Blencoe site along the Missouri River. The project improvements will eliminate double handling of cargoes by streamlining transfers directly from barge to vessel and generate […]

SIMPCO/SRTS Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony & Building Dedication

Thank you to everyone who joined us as we celebrated the opening of our new SIMPCO/SRTS building located at 6401 Gordon Drive, Sioux City. Seeing each of you there and having so much support made our open house successful and memorable. Special thanks to the SIMPCO and SRTS Board of Directors, the hard-working contractors & […]

SIMPCO Tri-State Legislative Forum

SIMPCO Tri-State Legislative Forum Friday, December 1, 2023 8:30 – 9:00 AM – Coffee & Networking 9:00 – 12:00 PM – Legislative Forum SIMPCO Skip Meisner Conference Room & Virtually on Zoom 6401 Gordon Drive, Sioux City, Iowa Please contact SIMPCO at 712-279-6286 or by November 27th to RSVP and/or request Zoom meeting ID […]