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IEDA Board - June 21, 2019


Location: 200 E Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309 | Main Conference Room
Date: June 21 | 9:30 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 Mark Lofgren, Senator Jackie Smith, Representative Brian K. Lohse, Representative Kenan Judge, Rob Denson, Jay Simmons and David Barker


  1. Board Chair

    Chris Murray
    1. Welcome & Introductions

    2. Roll Call

    3. Approval of May 17, 2019 Meeting Minutes

    4. Approval of June 21, 2019 Agenda

  2. IEDA Marketing and Communications Update

    Jacque Matsen
  3. Vendor and Contract Maximum Approval

    Terry Roberson
  4. Director's Office

    1. Director's Report

      Debi Durham
    2. Budget & Finance Report

      Terry Roberson
    3. Legislative Update

      Kristin Hanks-Bents
  5. Other Business

    1. Next Board Meeting is July 19, 2019

  6. Adjournment

  7. 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.

  8. Compliance

    Paul Stueckradt
    1. 120 Day Report

    2. Compliance

      Paul Stueckradt
      1. RMA Armament, Inc. - Centerville

      2. Rockfarm Holdings, Inc. - Dubuque

  9. Financial Assistance Applications

    1. T.C. and B. Corporate Wearables, Inc. - Perry

      Mark Kittrell
      Roll Call
    2. Traffix Devices, Inc. / Kulp Fairfield Iowa Partners, LLC - Fairfield

      Lisa Hull
      Roll Call
  10. Strategic Infrastructure Contract 15S1-001

    Gail Kotval
    1. University of Iowa Protostudies - Term Extension

  11. Innovation Fund Investment Tax Credit Program

    Kristin Hanks-Bents
    1. Recommendation for Approval of Applications for Issuance of Tax Credit Certificates


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.