SIMPCO to host Tri-State Legislative Forum

Saturday, December 1, 2018

SIOUX CITY — The Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) will host the Tri-State Legislative Forum from 10 a.m. until noon, Friday, Dec. 7, at Western Iowa Tech Community College, 4647 Stone Ave. in the Advanced Sciences Building, Room L416-417, Sioux City.

This is a unique forum as it is the only one of its kind in the Siouxland area, inviting state legislators from Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. The topic this year will be housing and will feature presentations from:

• Amanda Harper, SIMPCO Housing Specialist on the Regional Housing Trust Fund

• Marty Barnhart, Executive Director of Omaha Municipal Land Bank on Nebraka Land Banks

• Carl Lingen, Executive Director of Iowa Association of Councils of Governments on Iowa Rural Housing Initiative

• Ted Cherry, City Administrator of North Sioux City on South Dakota’s Governor’s Housing Program.

For more information concerning the Tri-State Legislative Forum, contact SIMPCO at 712-279-6286.

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