News & Events

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 […]

SAVE THE DATES!

Don’t miss two SIMPCO events happening in June! SIMPCO will be holding a Regional Economic Diversification Summit on June 12. This event will include speakers at the federal, state and local level from Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. SIMPCO members and economic development professionals are encouraged to attend.  An agenda and registration information will be coming […]

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.

March Staff Spotlight

  Nicole Peterson 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 March Staff Spotlight, Nicole Peterson. Nicole serves as a Regional Planner for SIMPCO. Q: What inspires you?  A. Noble human behavior such as open, honest, direct, respectful […]

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.

February Staff Spotlight

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 February’s Staff Spotlight, Joe Surdam. Joe serves as a Regional Planner for SIMPCO.  Who Inspires you?  A. The two people that inspire me the most are my parents. Through their […]

SIMPCO Membership Workshop March 1

SIMPCO Members, partners and guests are invited to attend the SIMPCO 2019 Membership Workshop at no cost. Guest speakers include: Max Gangestad, Gross-Wen Technologies; Abbie Gaffey – Iowa State Extension and Outreach; Sarah Kleber – Heidman Law firm. Topics include wastewater, marketing, housing assessments and employment law. We will also be doing a peer exchange […]

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 […]