Countywide Housing Study Update
The Countywide Housing Survey deadline is Sunday, December 31, 2017. At this time, we have collected 535 surveys, which was no small task. Many thanks to all of you who completed the survey. Currently, community housing meetings are being set in each community.
Harpers Ferry, Monday, February 12, 1 p.m.
New Albin, Monday, February 12, 7 p.m.
Waterville, Monday, February 6, 6 p.m.
Waukon - TBA
If you would like to view the 66 pages of data collected from the census, assessor and more, please go to Upper ExplorerLand Regional Planning Commisssion's website at http://www.uerpc.org/allamakee-co-housing-study.html
. The housing survey results will also be posted on the website, just as soon as the data is reviewed.
Developers, builders, real estate agents, electricians, plumbers and more will be invited or have been invited to the conversation. Interested in being involved, call 563.568.2624 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Do You Need Computer IT Assistance?
If you are looking for Computer IT assistance for your business or for you personally, please read on for local assistance. I have talked with each contact directly about their Computer IT services. Please reach out and see what they can do for you.
AcenTek/CCS Technologies, La Crescent
NEIT (Northeast Iowa Telephone), Monona
Currently, JaDecc's is considering reintroducing Computer IT part of their business.
WOTC (Work Opportunity Tax Credit) is available
This tax credit is a federal business tax credit for Iowa's employers. WOTC reduces an employer's cost of doing business by decreasing their federal income tax liability between $2400 - $9600 per employee.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit Coordinator
Iowa Workforce Development
Division of Workforces Services
1000 E Grand
Des Moines, IA 50319
Community Venture Network
Val Reinke attended CVN (Community Venture Network) event on Friday, December 8, 2017 in St. Paul. More than a dozen Twin Cities based businesses were looking for investors, employees, re-location sites and/or buildings, buyer, etc. It is important to have sites and buildings ready to go, as well as, a trained workforce and affordable housing.
Press Releases - Mini Version
Allamakee County Revolving Loan Fund
The ACED Office has collected all lodging options, so we know how many heads in beds we can accommodate in the county. See www.allamakeecounty.com/lodging
Calendar of Events
The ACED Office collects event information on a monthly basis to include in our newsletter, website, and social media. Larger events are promoted in Northeast Iowa Tourism Association, Eastern Iowa Tourism. and Iowa Tourism websites and social media.
The ACED Office is working on the rental listing. Many thanks to the landlords who have responded to the questionnaire. What's next? A daycare listing! More details to come.