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IEDA Board - February 19, 2021


Location: Join Web Conference: https://iowa.website/IEDABoard or Dial 1.515.348.6300 (Conference ID: 302 766 081#)
Date: February 19 | 9:15 a.m.


Voting Board Members Chris Murray, Jennifer Cooper, Linda Crookham-Hansen, Lisa Hull, Doane Chilcoat, Megan McKay, Mark Kittrell, Pankaj Monga, Emily Schmitt, Lisa Shimkat and Thomas Townsend
Ex-Officio Non-Voting Board Members Senator Carrie Koelker, Senator Liz Mathis, Representative Phil Thompson, Representative Kenan Judge, Rob Denson and David Barker


  1. Board Chair

    Chris Murray
    1. Welcome

    2. Roll Call and Introductions

    3. Approval of January 22, 2021, Meeting Minutes

    4. Approval of February 19, 2021, Agenda

  2. Public Comment Period

    1. A public comment period for the full meeting will be held at this time to accommodate visitors. This period is limited to 10 minutes.

  3. Compliance – CONSENT AGENDA

    Chris Murray
    Action on A and B
    1. 120-Day Report

    2. Compliance Report

      1. Beck’s Superior Hybrids, Inc. – Mount Pleasant

      2. Superior Industrial Mechanical, Inc. – Sioux City

      3. World Class Industries, Inc. – Hiawatha

      4. Cloverleaf Cold Storage Co. – Sioux City

      5. Global Fiberglass Solutions, Inc. – Newton

  4. Financial Assistance Applications

    1. Edgewood Locker, Inc. and Kerns Building, LLC – Edgewood

      Linda Crookham-Hansen
      Roll Call
    2. Naeve Family Beef, LLC – Camanche

      Jennifer Cooper
      Roll Call
  5. Amendments to Rules

    Lisa Connell
    1. Adopt Amendments to Accelerated Career Education Program Rules, 261 IAC Chapter 20

    2. Adopt Amendments to Entrepreneur Investment Awards Program Rules, 261 IAC Chapter 102

    3. Approval to File Notice of Intended Action – Amend Rules Applicable to Petitions for Administrative Rules Making, 261 IAC, Chapter 197, and Rescind 261 IAC Chapters 411 and 412

    4. Approval to File Notice of Intended Action – Amend Rural Housing Needs Assessment Grants Program Rules, 261 IAC Chapter 220

  6. Brownfield/Grayfield Redevelopment Tax Credit Program

    Matt Rasmussen
    1. Contract 16-BTC-11:  Davenport

    2. Willis Dady Emergency Shelter:  Cedar Rapids

  7. Innovation Fund Investment Tax Credit Program

    Melissa Harshbarger
    1. Applications for Issuance of Tax Credit Certificates

  8. Director’s Office

    1. Budget & Finance Report

      Terry Roberson
    2. Legislative Update

      Deanna Triplett
    3. Closed Session Technology

      Rob Christensen
    4. Director’s Report

      Debi Durham
  9. Other Business

    1. Next Board Meeting is March 19, 2021

  10. Adjournment


Please Note:  
The meeting will convene no earlier than stated above, but may begin later, depending upon length of earlier meetings. Agenda items may be considered out of order at the discretion of the Chair for each meeting. If you require accommodation to participate in this public meeting, call (515) 348-6146 to make your request. Please notify IEDA at least 48 hours in advance. 

**The Iowa Economic Development Authority Board may go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code sections 21.5(1)a, 15.118, 22.7.3, 22.7.6 and 22.7.8 to review and discuss records IEDA is required to treat as confidential under Iowa law.  This includes confidential business and financial information about applicants and industrial prospects with which the Authority is currently negotiating.