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IEDA Board - June 19, 2020


Location: Telephonic - 515.348.6300 Conf. ID 438 878 403#
Date: June 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 Board 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 May 22, 2020 Meeting Minutes

    4. Approval of June 19, 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. Worley Warehouse, Inc. - Cedar Rapids

      2. Keokuk Mills, LLC - Keokuk

      3. KLM Acquisition dba Aluma Ltd. - Bancroft

  4. Financial Assistance Applications

    1. Meridian Clinical Research, LLC - Sioux City

      Mark Kittrell
      Roll Call
  5. Innovation Fund Tax Credits

    Melissa Harshbarger
  6. Iowa Innovation Council Member Reappointments

    Jill Lippincott
  7. Vendor and Contract Amount Approval

    1. Community Development - Disaster Recovery

      Ann Schmid
    2. Vendor Approval

      Terry Roberson
  8. Allocation of FY21 Tax Credit Cap

    Terry Roberson
  9. Director's Office

    1. Budget & Finance Report

      Terry Roberson
    2. Legislative Update

      Jenny Klein
    3. COO's Report

      Rick Peterson
    4. Director's Report

      Debi Durham
  10. Other Business

    1. Next Board Meeting is July 17, 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.