Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee (J)

Committee Documents
Date Location Agenda Minutes Documents
02/26/2020 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

REVISED TO ROOM 103

Agenda items may be considered out of order and may not be followed

at the discretion of the Chairperson.

Senator Lofgren, Presiding Chairperson

Call to Order, Roll Call, Legislators Excused, and Approval of Minutes.

Presentation: Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Governor’s FY 2021 Budget Recommendations.

  • Debi Durham, Director

Presentation: Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) Governor’s FY 2021 Budget Recommendations.

  • Debi Durham, Executive Director

Questions

Any other business

Adjourn

02/25/2020 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 116

Agenda items may be considered out of order and may not be followed at the discretion of the Chairperson. Senator Lofgren, Presiding Chairperson.

Call to Order

Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

Presentation: Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) Governor's FY 2021 Budget Recommendations.

* Cheryl K. Arnold, Chairperson

* Jamie K. Van Fossen, Board Member

* Mary Gannon, Board Member

Presentation: Rural Jobs coalition and capital formation in rural communities:

* Jeffrey Craver, Principal with Advantage Capital

Questions

Any other Business

Adjourn

02/20/2020 10:00 AM Cancelled RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Agenda items may be considered out of order and may not be followed

at the discretion of the Chairperson.

Senator Lofgren, Presiding Chairperson

Call to Order, Roll Call, Legislators Excused, and Approval of Minutes.

Presentation: Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) Governor’s FY 2021 Budget Recommendations.

  • Cheryl K. Arnold, Chairperson
  • Jamie K. Van Fossen, Board Member
  • Mary Gannon, Board Member

Presentation: Rural Jobs Coalition and capital formation in rural communities.

  • Jeffrey Craver, Principal with Advantage Capital

Questions

Any other business

Adjourn

02/12/2020 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Agenda items may be considered out of order and may not be followed

at the discretion of the Chairperson.

Representative Sorensen, Presiding Chairperson

Call to Order, Roll Call, Legislators Excused, and Approval of Minutes.

Presentation: Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) Governor’s Budget Recommendations.

  • Director Beth Townsend
  • Rod Roberts, Labor Commissioner
  • Joseph Cortese, Worker's Compensation Commissioner

Attending:

  • Deputy Director Ryan West
  • Brenda Boten, Division Administrator Administrative Services
  • Michael Witt, Division Administrator American Job Centers
  • Neil Shah, Division Administrator Information Technology & EMPO
  • Jeremy Hamp, Division Administrator Unemployment Insurance / LMI
  • Michelle McNertney, Division Administrator Workforce Services
  • Kathy Leggett, Future Ready Policy Advisor
  • David Steen, Attorney
  • Nicholas Olivencia, Attorney
  • Jon Peppetti, Attorney
  • Matt Engelstad, Attorney

Questions

Any other business

Adjourn

02/11/2020 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Agenda items may be considered out of order and may not be followed

at the discretion of the Chairperson.

Representative Sorensen, Presiding Chairperson

Call to Order, Roll Call, Legislators Excused, and Approval of Minutes.

Presentation: Childcare and Economic Development.

· Early Childhood Iowa (ECI) Board Chair and Wells Fargo Sr. Fiduciary Advisory Specialist Dave Arens

· ECI Area Director Tammy Wetjen-Kesterson

· Fairfield Economic Development Association Executive Director Joshua Laraby

· Black Hawk County Coalition: Dan Levi with Levi Architecture and Child Care Resource and Referral Regional Director in Northeast Iowa Mary Janssen

Questions

Any other business

Adjourn


02/05/2020 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 22

Tentative Agenda

Agenda items may be considered out of order and may not be followed

at the discretion of the Chairperson.

Senator Lofgren, Presiding Chairperson

Call to Order, Roll Call, Legislators Excused, and Approval of Minutes.

Presentation: Iowa State University (ISU) Governor’s Budget Recommendations.

  • Dean David Spalding, Interim Vice President for Economic Development and Industry Relations and Raisbeck Endowed Dean and Professor of Finance, Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business.

Questions

Any other business

Adjourn

02/04/2020 10:30 AM Adjourned RM 22

Tentative Agenda

Agenda items may be considered out of order and may not be followed

at the discretion of the Chairperson.

Senator Lofgren, Presiding Chairperson

Call to Order, Roll Call, Legislators Excused, and Approval of Minutes.

Presentation: University of Iowa (UI) Governor’s Budget Recommendations.

Questions

Any other business

Adjourn

01/29/2020 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Agenda items may be considered out of order and may not be followed

at the discretion of the Chairperson.

Representative Sorensen, Presiding Chairperson

Call to Order, Roll Call, Legislators Excused, and Approval of Minutes.

Presentation: University of Northern Iowa (UNI) Governor’s Budget Recommendations.

  • Randy Pilkington, Director of Business and Community Services
  • Jerry Thiel, Director of Metal Casting Center and Additive Manufacturing Center

Questions

Any other business

Adjourn

01/28/2020 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Agenda items may be considered out of order and may not be followed

at the discretion of the Chairperson.

Representative Sorensen, Presiding Chairperson

Call to Order, Roll Call, Legislators Excused, and Approval of Minutes.

Presentation: Department of Cultural Affairs Governor’s Budget Recommendations.

  • Chris Kramer, Director, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs
  • Liz Gilman, Executive Producer, Produce Iowa, the State Office of Media Production
  • Susan Kloewer, Administrator, State Historical Society of Iowa

Attending:

  • Jana Rieker, Director of Strategic Initiatives
  • Michael Morain, Communications Manager
  • Dan Bolsem, Digital Content Producer

Questions

Any other business

Adjourn

01/22/2020 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Agenda

Call to Order, Roll Call, Legislators Excused, and Approval of Minutes.

Presentations: Bioscience Ecosystem Platforms.

Questions

Any other business

Adjourn

01/16/2020 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Tentative Agenda

Agenda items may be considered out of order and may not be followed

at the discretion of the Chairperson.

Representative Sorensen, Presiding Chairperson

Call to Order, Roll Call, and Legislators Excused

Introductions and Comments

Presentation: Empower Rural Iowa Combined Task Force's Recommendations

* Liesl Seabert, Rural Community Revitalization Project Manager

Questions

Any other business

Adjourn

04/18/2019 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

REVISED MEETING TIME

Call to order

Roll call

Consideration of bills

SF 608

Other business

Adjourn

02/26/2019 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Senator Lofgren, Presiding Chairperson

Call to order, Roll Call, and Legislators Excused.

Approval of Minutes.

Presentation by the Councils of Governments (COGs), Governor’s budget recommendations and responsibilities.

  • Rick Hunsaker, Executive Director Region XII Council of Government
  • Kevin Blanshan, Executive Director of the Iowa Northland Regional Council of Government (INRCOG)

Any other business.

Adjournment.

02/21/2019 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Tentative Agenda

Agenda items may be considered out of order and may not be followed

at the discretion of the Chairperson.

Senator Lofgren, Presiding Chairperson

Call to order, Roll Call, and Legislators Excused.

Approval of Minutes.

Presentation by the University of Iowa (UI), Governor’s budget recommendations and business development.

  • Jon Darsee - Chief Innovation Officer, UI
  • David K. Hensley - Executive Director, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Clinical Professor, Management & Organizations Department in the Tippie College of Business

Presentation by the Iowa State University (ISU), Governor’s budget recommendation.

  • Brent Shanks, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering, Mike and Jean Steffenson Chair, and Director of National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC)
  • Sarah Nusser, Vice President for Research Iowa State University

Any other business,

Adjournment.

02/19/2019 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Agenda

Representative Best, Presiding Chairperson

Call to order, Roll Call, and Legislators Excused.

Approval of Minutes.

Presentation by the Iowa Public Employment Relations Board (PERB).

  • Jamie K. Van Fossen, PERB Interim Chair
  • Mary Gannon, PERB Member

Any other business,

Adjournment.

02/14/2019 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Senator Lofgren, Presiding Chairperson

Call to order, Roll Call, and Legislators Excused.

Approval of Minutes.

Presentation by the Iowa Finance Authority (IFA), Governor’s FY 2020 budget recommendations and IFA programs.

  • Debi Durham, Executive Director

Presentation by the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), business incentives and workforce recruitment.

  • Debi Durham, Director

Any other business.

Adjournment.

02/12/2019 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Agenda

Senator Lofgren, Presiding Chairperson

Call to order, Roll Call, and Legislators Excused.

Approval of Minutes.

Presentation by the Iowa Workforce Development (IWD), Governor’s budget recommendations and agency programs.

  • Beth Townsend, IWD Director
  • Michael A. Mauro, Labor Commissioner
  • Joseph S. Cortese II, Workers' Compensation Commissioner

Any other business,

Adjournment.

02/07/2019 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Agenda

Representative Best, Presiding Chairperson

Call to Order, Roll Call, and Legislators Excused

Approval of Subcommittee Rules

Presentation by the Iowa Chamber Alliance on local business incentives.

  • John Stineman, Executive Director of the Iowa Chamber Alliance

Questions

Any other business

Adjourn

02/05/2019 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Agenda

Representative Best, Presiding Chairperson

Call to order, Roll Call, and Legislators Excused.

Approval of Minutes.

Presentation by the University of Northern Iowa (UNI), Governor’s budget recommendations and business development.

  • Randy Pilkington, Director Business & Community Services UNI
  • Jerry Thiel, Director, UNI Metal Casting Center

Any other business,

Adjournment.

01/31/2019 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Tentative Agenda

Agenda items may be considered out of order and may not be followed

at the discretion of the Chairperson.

Senator Lofgren, Presiding Chairperson

Call to order, Roll Call, and Legislators Excused.

Approval of Minutes.

Presentation by the Iowa State University (ISU), Governor’s budget recommendations and business development.

  • Dean David Spalding, Interim Vice President for Economic Development and Business Engagement and Raisbeck Endowed Dean of the Ivy College of Business.
01/29/2019 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Agenda

Senator Lofgren, Presiding Chairperson

Call to order, Roll Call, and Legislators Excused.

Approval of Minutes.

Presentation by the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA).

  • Debi Durham, IEDA Director

Any other business,

Adjournment.

01/24/2019 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Agenda

Representative Best, Presiding Chairperson

Call to order, Roll Call, and Legislators Excused.

Approval of Minutes.

Presentation by the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), Governor’s budget recommendations.

  • Chris Kramer, Director, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs
  • Susan Kloewer, Administrator, State Historical Society of Iowa
  • Steve King, Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer, State Historic Preservation Office
  • Liz Gilman, Executive Producer, Produce Iowa, the State Office of Media Production

Presentation by Ron Robinson, Senior Legislative Analyst, Legislative Services Agency (LSA), Fiscal Services Division, Governor’s FY 2020 budget recommendation for the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee.

Any other business, Adjournment.

01/17/2019 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 103, Sup. Ct. Chamber

Tentative Agenda

Agenda items may be considered out of order and may not be followed

at the discretion of the Chairperson.

Senator Lofgren, Presiding Chairperson

Call to Order, Roll Call, and Legislators Excused

Approval of Subcommittee Rules

Organizational Meeting: Introductions and Comments

Questions

Any other business

Adjourn