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CAT Review Committee - April 6, 2023


Location: Iowa Economic Development Authority Mississippi Conference Room 1963 Bell Ave Des Moines, IA 50319 Optional - Virtual meeting via Teams Or call in (audio only): 515-348-6300 Phone Conference ID: 527 847 359#
Date: April 6 | 10:10 a.m.


Committee Members Valerie Van Kooten; Steve Roesner; Brad Leeper; Lisa Hein, John Burns; & Rita Frahm


  1. Call to Order

    Valerie Van Kooten
    1. Roll Call

    2. Approve Agenda

    3. Approve Minutes from March 30, 2023 Meeting

  2. Reports

    1. Program Manager’s Report & CAT Allocation Log

      Alaina Santizo
  3. Applications

    1. Tentatively scheduled for discussion as one discussion and may not occur in the order shown:

      Valerie Van Kooten
      1. City of Carlisle // Carlisle Trailhead Welcome Project

      2. City of Prairie City // Relocation and Renovation of the Prairie City Public Library

      3. Oelwein Event Corp // Oelwein Event Center

      4. City of New Hampton // New Hampton Tribe Trail

      5. City of Lake View // Lake View Community Center

      6. YMCA of Washington County // YMCA of Washington County Indoor Aquatic Center

      7. City of Burlington // Dankwardt Park Playground Project

      8. City of Jesup // Jesup Library Volunteer Park Splash Pad

      9. City of Marengo // Marengo Aquatic Center

      10. Buchanan County Conservation Board // Campground and Trails at Fontana Park

      11. City of Story City // Bertha Bartlett Public Library Building Expansion Project

      12. City of Cedar Rapids // ConnectCR

      13. Iowa Arboretum & Gardens // Treehouse

      14. Village City of Keota // Keota Pool & Aquatic Project

      15. City of Ames // Ames Indoor Aquatic Center

      16. The Capitol Theater Foundation of Burlington, IA // The Capitol Annex Renovation

      17. City of Cascade // Cascade Library and Community Center

      18. Cedar County Historical Society // Cedar County Historical Society Museum Cultural Center Expansion

      19. Cedar County Historical Society // Cedar County Historical Society Museum Cultural Center Expansion

      20. City of Dallas Center // Enhancing Dallas Center Community Facilities

      21. City of Janesville // Janesville Public Library. A community space for everyone

      22. Ames Historical Society dba Ames History Museum // Ames History Museum Expansion

      23. African American Heritage Foundation dba African American Museum of Iowa // Voices Inspiring Action

    2. Committee Action on Applications/Recommendations to Board

      Valerie Van Kooten
    3. Next Steps & Direction to Staff

  4. Other Business

  5. Closing Business

    1. Next CAT Committee meeting tentatively scheduled for May 4, 2023 (in-person and virtual participation available) at 1963 Bell Avenue, Des Moines

  6. Adjourn

NOTE: Board and Committee agendas may be amended any time up to 24 hours before the meeting. Agenda items may be considered out of order at the discretion of the Board/Committee Chair. Meetings will not convene earlier than stated above, but may begin later, depending upon the length of earlier meetings.

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