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IEDA Board - July 17, 2020


Location: Telephonic - 515.348.6300 Conf ID 288 490 951#
Date: July 17 | 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 Members Senator Mark Lofgren, Senator Jackie Smith, Representative Brian K. Lohse, Representative Kenan Judge, Rob Denson and David Barker


  1. Board Chair

    Chris Murray
    1. Welcome

    2. Roll Call & Introductions

    3. Approval of June 19, 2020 Meeting Minutes

    4. Approval of July 17, 2020 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
    1. 120 Day Report

    2. Compliance Report

      1. Lathum Pool Products, Inc. - Dewitt

      2. CharNor, Inc. - Davenport

  4. Compliance - TCC Recommendations

    Katie Rockey
    1. Point of Choice, LLC - Fairfield

    2. ECR Logic, LLC - Iowa City

    3. ECR Logic, LLC - Iowa City

  5. Financial Assistance Applications

    1. BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration, Inc. - Cedar Rapids

      Jennifer Cooper
      Roll Call
    2. Cambrex Charles City, Inc. - Charles City

      Lisa Hull
      Roll Call
    3. Claim DOC - West Des Moines

      Linda Crookham-Hansen
      Roll Call
    4. JRS Pharma LP - Cedar Rapids

      Chris Murray
      Roll Call
    5. ICE Manufacturing, Inc. - Oelwein

      Megan McKay
      Roll Call
  6. TCC Recommendations

    Pankaj Monga
    1. SBIR/STTR Outreach Program

    2. VEMTOWA dba Super Bio

    3. 3D Health Solutions

    4. Armorloy

    5. Aeroseeder

    6. Stratafolio

    7. GrossWen Technologies

    8. Higher Learning Technologies

  7. Amendments to Rules

    Lisa Connell
    1. Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit Program

    2. Welcome Centers

    3. Workforce Housing Tax Incentives Program

  8. Innovation Fund Investment Tax Credit Program

    Melissa Harshbarger
    1. Applications for Issuance of Tax Credit Certificates

  9. Director's Office

    1. Budget & Finance Report

      Terry Roberson
    2. Legislative Update

      Kristin Hanks-Bents
    3. Director's Report

      Debi Durham
  10. Other Business

    1. Next Board Meeting is August 21, 2020

  11. 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.