Story County Economic Development Group
The Story County Economic Development Group is comprised of municipal officials, economic development professionals, County elected officials, and County staff, who through their combined efforts promote economic growth, quality of life, capital investment, and job creation throughout Story County.
The group meets quarterly in a pre-selected Story County community and discusses projects within the fifteen participating municipalities and projects being undertaken by the Story County Board of SupervisorsSome meetings also include an educational component with presentations from economic development experts throughout the state of Iowa.
The Story County Economic Development Group is also responsible for the annual distribution of economic development project funds. These funds can be used for:
- Economic Development Staff and Administration
- Community Marketing and Prospecting
- Development of Promotional Materials
- Consulting and Planning Services
- Speculative Buildings
- Financial Incentives
- General Community Betterment Activities
Applications for project funds are reviewed once a year, with the Group determining which projects are funded and at what level. These funds provide critical assistance to participating entities and have funded a variety of great projects throughout Story County.
As the influence of the Group and support from the Board of Supervisors continues to expand, the Story County Economic Development Group is poised for success in the years to come.
2020 Calendar and Deadlines
Updated March 23, 2020 - The April 23, 2020 meeting of the Story County Economic Development Group has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.
Please click here to view the calendar and deadlines.
Please click on the links below to access forms.
Updated March 23, 2020 - The due date for the Annual Allocation Report has been extended to May 1, 2020.
- Appointed Representative Form (due annually on or before 7/1)(PDF)
- Annual Eligibility Determination (due annually on or before 7/1)(PDF)
- Annual Allocation Report (due annually on or before 5/1)(PDF)
Meeting Agenda and Minutes
Please click on the links below to view agendas and minutes from the Story County Economic Development Group.