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Enhance Iowa Board - December 1, 2022


Location: Iowa Economic Development Authority
Helmick 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: 670 030 131#
Date: December 1 | 10:00 a.m.


Board Members John Burns (Chair); Brad Leeper; Kyle Carter; Pat Deignan; Rita Frahm; Lisa Hein; Valerie Van Kooten; Angie Pfannkuch; Steve Roesner; Mary Wells; Senator Bill Dotzler (Ex Officio); Senator Carrie Koelker (Ex Officio); Representative Chris Hall; & Representative Shannon Latham (Ex Officio)


  1. Call to Order

    John Burns
    1. Announcements/Introductions

    2. Roll Call

    3. Approve Agenda

    4. Approve Minutes from October 6, 2022 meeting

  2. Contract Amendments & Contingent Awards

    1. City of Cedar Rapids // ConnectCR (21-CAT-014) contract amendment request

  3. Recess for CAT Committee meeting

  4. Committee Recommendations

    1. CAT Committee Recommendations

      Valerie Van Kooten
  5. Reports

    1. Tourism Report

      Jessica O’Riley
    2. Legal Report

      Lisa Connell
  6. Other Business

  7. Closing Business

    John Burns
    1. Next Enhance Iowa meeting scheduled for January 5, 2023 (in-person and
      virtual participation available) at 1963 Bell Avenue, Des Moines

  8. 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.

**If you require accommodations to participate in this public meeting, call 515.348.6162 or TTY at 800.735.2942 to make your request. Please provide at least 48-hour notice.**