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IEDA Board - November 22, 2019

Details

Location: 200 E Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309 | Main Conference Room
Date: November 22 | 9:30 a.m.

Attendees

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 and David Barker

Agenda

  1. Board Chair

    Chris Murray
    1. Welcome

    2. Roll Call and Introductions

    3. Approval of October 18, 2019 Meeting Minutes

      Action
    4. Approval of November 20, 2019 Agenda

      Action
  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

    Katie Rockey
    1. 120 Day Report

      Action
    2. Compliance Report

      Katie Rockey
      1. Innovative Injection Technologies – West Des Moines

        Action
      2. TrueNorth Companies, LC and TrueNorth Real Estate, L.C. – Cedar Rapids

        Action
      3. Hawthorne Direct, LLC – Fairfield 

        Action
    3. TCC Recommendations

      Paul Stueckradt
      1. Athena GTX, Inc. – Des Moines

        Action
      2. Immortagen, Inc. – Coralville

        Action
      3. Point of Choice, LLC – Fairfield 

        Action
      4. ScoutPro, Inc. – Urbandale

        Action
  4. Financial Assistance Applications

    1. Bio Springer North America Corporation and Its Sister Company Lesaffre Yeast Corporation – Cedar Rapids

      Lisa Hull
      Roll Call
    2. Lincoln Savings Bank – Waterloo

      Chris Murray
      Roll Call
    3. Warren Transport, Inc. – Waterloo

      Jennifer Cooper
      Roll Call
    4. Worley Warehousing, Inc. – Cedar Rapids

      Mark Kittrell
      Roll Call
    5. Wright Service Corporation – West Des Moines

      Megan McKay
      Roll Call
  5. TCC Recommendations

    1. SBIR/STTR Outreach Program

      Gail Kotval
      Action
    2. INSEER, Inc. – Iowa City

      Pankaj Monga
      Action
  6. TCC Member Reappointments

    Gail Kotval
    Action
  7. Iowa Innovation Council Member Appointment

    Gail Kotval
    Action
  8. Strategic Infrastructure Program Application

    Gail Kotval
    1. Iowa State University Application for Support for Cybersecurity Research Institute of Manufacturing

      Action
  9. Proposed Amendments to Rules

    Jenny Klein
    1. Adopt Amendment to Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit Rules

      Action
    2. Notice of Intended Action - Amendments to Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit Rules

      Action
  10. Innovation Fund Tax Credits

    Matt Rasmussen
    Action
  11. Vendor and Contract Maximum Approval

    Terry Roberson
    Action
  12. Director’s Office

    1. Budget & Finance Report

      Terry Roberson
    2. Legislative Update

      Jenny Klein
    3. Director’s Report / Board and DDC Meetings

      Rita Grimm
  13. Other Business

    1. Next Board Meeting is December 20, 2019, at 1963 Bell Avenue, Suite 200, Des Moines, IA

  14. Adjournment 

    Action

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.

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