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Plant Requires More Workers
9:08 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Housing Concerns in SE Iowa

The groundbreaking for Iowa Fertilizer Company in late 2012

Iowa Fertilizer Company’s new production plant in northern Lee County could have an even larger impact on the local housing market than first anticipated.

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More Properties to Demolish
11:21 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Des Moines County Flood Buyout Nearly Over

Des Moines County Board of Supervisors

Des Moines County is close to completing a project that is more than four years in the making.

Regional Planner Dan Eberhardt says 19 structures in the northeast corner of the county had to be addressed after the devastating flood of 2008.

He says about 2/3 of them have already been demolished, with the remaining 6 in Huron Township to be taken down within the next few weeks.

The lots are as large as three acres. 

The remaining demolition projects would complete the county’s buyout program.

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Low-Interest Gap Financing
11:47 am
Fri September 21, 2012

SEIRPC Has Money to Lend

SEIRPC Executive Director Mike Norris

The Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission (SEIRPC) is trying to get more money in the hands of potential employers.

The organization currently administers four regional revolving loan funds.  Its executive committee has signed off on a plan to increase the maximum amount of money available through the funds.

Executive Director Mike Norris says instead of $125,000, potential businesses in Lee, Des Moines, Henry and Louisa Counties could access $250,000.

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SEIRPC's Mike Norris
8:07 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Emphasis - July 13

Mike Norris is Executive Director of the Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission.
  • Emphasis with Mike Norris

Jason Parrott's guest is Mike Norris, who is the Executive Director for the Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission.  They talk about the work of the commission and several ongoing projects.

The SEIRPC serves governmental bodies in Lee, Des Moines, Henry and Louisa Counties.  The voluntary membership organization does contract work, performs property management and oversees state and federal funding for cities, counties and school districts.

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