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City Development Board - July 14, 2021


Location: Iowa Economic Development Authority 1963 Bell Avenue, Suite 200, Helmick Conference Room, Des Moines or Join Microsoft Teams Meeting
Date: July 14 | 1:00 p.m.


Board Members Mari Bunney, West Des Moines; Mackenzie O’Hair, Osceola; Chris McKee, Gilmore City
Board Chair Dennis Plautz, Fort Dodge
Board Vice Chair James Halverson, Cedar Rapids
Staff Matt Rasmussen, Board Administrator Betty Hessing, Administrative Assistant Emily Willits, Department of Justice


  1. Call to Order - 1:00 p.m.
    Roll Call

  2. Approve Agenda

  3. Consideration of June 9, 2021, Business Meeting Minutes

  4. Administrative Rulemaking | Adoption of Amendments to Waiver and Variance Rules, 263 Iowa Administrative Code, Chapter 6

  5. New Business
    UA21-21 Cedar Rapids
    UA21-22 North Liberty
    NC21-23 Carroll
    UA21-24 Tiffin

  6. Staff Reports

    Matt Rasmussen | Emily Willits
  7. Public Hearings Scheduled for July 14, 2021
    1:30 p.m. | NC21-16/Orange City Public Hearing at IEDA or via Teams/Telephonic
    2:00 p.m. | NC21-19/Ames Public Hearing at IEDA or via Teams/Telephonic

  8. Future City Development Board Meeting | August 11, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. | CDB Business Meeting at IEDA

  9. Adjourn

NOTE:  Board agendas may be amended any time up to 24 hours before the meetings. Agenda items may be considered out of order at the discretion of the Chair for each meeting.
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