Accomplishments

Accomplishments


Above are pictures of some of the projects that UERPC is involved with. Below is a list of grants that UERPC has had a large part in helping each entity receive or administrate for the Northeast Iowa region.


2020

5-county regionFederal Home Loan Bank$747,000
MononaFirst Time Home Buyer - IFA - Monona$209,030
5-county regionSafe Routes to School$62,354
West UnionIDPH- Natural Learning Environments$4,500
5-county regionNortheast Iowa Housing Trust Fund$291,263
5-county regionSection 8 1,543,181
OelweinHome Rehabilitation Revolving Loan Fund$125,000
5-county regionDOT - FHWA SPR Planning$25,057
5-county regionDOT - FHWA STBG$2,327,455
5-county regionDOT - FHWA STBG-TAP-Flex$89,374
5-county regionDOT - FHWA STBG Iowa's TAP$116,935
5-county regionDOT - FTA 5311 Planning$25,057
5-county regionEDA - CARES Technical Assistance funding$398,445
5-county regionEDA - CARES RLF funding$549,831
5-county regionUSDA Technical Assistance funding$39,600
5-county regionWorkforce Housing Inspections ($337.41 per home)$3,374
5-county regionWIOA $200,000
Fort AtkinsonCDBG Sewer$300,000
5-county regionElectric Vehicle Market Study funding$6,500
WatervilleWaterville Community Center$20,000
Winneshiek CountyHistoric Preservation Commission Stone Structures Project$3,000
Winneshiek CountyHistoric Preservation Commission Dam Gate Project$4,308

2019

5-county areaSafe Routes to School$60,545
6-county area                                        Nature Explore$7,500
West Union                                                IDPH 5-2-1-0$10,000
West UnionIDPH Nemours$800
WaukonAllamakee County Community Foundation$20,000
5-county area                                      Northeast Iowa Housing Trust Fund$254,951
5-county areaSection 8$1,061,111
5-county areaDOT SRP Planning$24,916
5-county areaDOT Surface Transportation$2,254,724
5-county areaDOT STBG TAP Flex$91,290
5-county areaDOT Transportation Alternative$118,851
5-county areaDOT FTA Planning$24,916
West UnionCDBG WWTF$500,000
GuttenbergCDBG Sewer$500,000
OelweinCDBG Water$600,000
St. OlafCDBG Sewer$108,000

2018

6-county area                                            Safe Routes to School$56,931
6-county areaNortheast Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative$6,000
6-county areaNature Explore$12,500
West UnionIDPH 5-2-1-0$10,000
Fayette                                                USDA RLF$99,000
HawkeyeCDBG Water/sewer$300,000
New AlbinCDBG Water/sewer$300,000
GarnavilloCDBG Stormwater$210,592
CrescoCDBG Housing$251,790
PostvilleCDBG Housing$251,790
FayetteCDBG Housing$251,790
WaukonWellmark $25,000
WaukonArlin Falck$5,000
WaukonAllamakee County Community Foundation$400
5-county areaCog Assistance$11,764
5-county areaDOT FTA Planning$24,632
5-county areaDOT SRP Planning$24,632
5-county areaDOT Surface Transportation$2,084,804
5-county areaDOT Transportation Alternatives Program$117,361
5-county areaDOT STBG TAP FLEX$89,800
5-county areaNortheast Iowa Housing Trust Fund$275,942
5-county areaWIOA$345,394
5-county areaSection 8$1,284,945

2017

FayetteFayette County Housing Trust Fund$49,012
Allamakee, Clayton, Howard, WinneshiekNortheast Iowa Housing Trust Fund$222,543
Tri-state region- WI, IA , MNWISE PLAN$20,000
5-county areaEDA Planning Grant$70,000
6-county areaSafe Routes to School$10,079
West UnionIDPH 5-2-1-0$15,300
6-county areaSafe Routes to School$2,500
OelweinCDBG Housing$245,250
GarnavilloCDBG Housing$245,250
5-county areaFederal Home Loan Bank- Housing Rehab$733,700
5-county areaTenant-based Rental Assistance$105,964
PostvilleFirst Time Home Buyer$188,500
5-county areaRHA- Housing$1,403,426
RidgewayCDBG Water/Sewer$300,000
CalmarCDBG Water/Sewer$300,000
6-county areaSafe Routes to School$58,821
5-county areaDOT- FTA Planning$24,650
5-county areaDOT- SRP Planning$24,650
5-county areaDOT- Surface Transportation$2,085,505
5-county areaDOT- Transportation Alternatives$120,093
5-county areaDOT- STBG TAP FLEX$89,071
5-county areaWIOA$409,398

2016

5-county areaEDA Planning Grant$66,000
Clayton CountySafe Routes to School$500
Winneshiek CountySafe Routes to School$3,810
Allamakee CountySafe Routes to School$1,000
Fayette CountySafe Routes to School$2,200
6-county areaSafe Routes to School$4,000
West UnionSafe Routes to School$1,500
6-county areaSafe Routes to School$56,932
Howard CountySafe Routes to School$4,000
Allamakee/Winneshiek County                   Safe Routes to School$4,100
WatervilleSafe Routes to School$171
Winneshiek CountySafe Routes to School$975
Strawberry PointCDBG Water/Sewer$417,00
PostvilleCDBG Water/Sewer$500,000
Fayette CountyTrout Fishing Maps$2,500
Allamakee CountyHazard Mitigation Plan$19,012
Fayette CountyHazard Mitigation Plan$22,500
5-county areaSurface Transportation Program (STP)$2,055,821
5-county areaTransportation Alternatives Program (TAP)$165,177
5-county areaFTA - Planning - DOT$24,553
5-county areaFHWA - SPR DOT Planning$24,533
6-county areaWIOA$387,274
6-county areaJob Driven NEG$292,275
6-county areaSector Partnership NEG$108,887
5-county areaSection 8 - HUD$1,586,312
Allamakee/Winneshiek/Howard/ClaytonNortheast Iowa Housing Trust Fund$228,851
Fayette CountyFayette County Housing Trust Fund$51,100
Strawberry PointCDBG Housing$245,250
McGregorCDBG Housing$245,250
MononaCDBG Housing$235,440

2015

6-county areaSoy Basics$50,000
6-county areaWIA$475,000
5-county area                                                               Surface Transportation (for projects and planning)$2,050,873
5-county areaEnhancement (for projects)$133,108
5-county areaTransit (for planning)$24,779
5-county area                                            FHWA (for planning)$24,779
5-county areaBusiness Network$18,000
5-county areaSection 8$1,318,671
5-county areaCOG$10,294
5-county areaEDA$61,000
Fayette CountyTRRC$2,500
PostvilleCDBG Water/Sewer$500,000
LansingCDBG Water/Sewer$208,650
MarquetteHousing - CDBG$235,440
CalmarHousing - CDBG$245,000
WIA (DubuqueIBMEI Grant$20,000
5-county areaSpectrum RBEG-USDA Rural Enterprise Business Grant$99,000
5-county areaPlanning Grant EDA$66,000
6-county areaSafe Routes to School$47,091
6-county areaSafe Routes to School$24,000
West UnionSafe Routes to School$2,000
Allamakee CountySafe Routes to School$500
6-county areaSafe Routes to School$4,000
6-county areaSafe Routes to School$4,000
6-county areaSafe Routes to School$3,000
GuttenbergCDBG Water/Sewer$150,000

2014

DubuqueQuad Graphics WIA State Emergency$30,000
6-county areaWIA$353,966
5-county areaSurface Transportation (for projects and planning)$2,050,873
5-county area                                                       Transit (for planning)$24,779
5-county area                                            FHWA (for planning)$24,779
5-county areaBusiness Network$32,000
5-county areaSection 8$1,223,095
5-county areaCOG$10,294
5-county areaTBRA$36,550
Fayette CountyCommunity Foundation-Safe Routes to School Program$3,500
LansingCDBG-Housing$234,000
OelweinHOME$395,000
DecorahHOME$395,000
Marquette/ElkaderHOME$276,000
5-county areaNEIRHTF$356,742
Fayette CountyFCLHTF$83,540
ArlingtonCDBG-Water/Sewer$300,000
McGregorCDBG-Water/Sewer$300,000
Allamakee CountyCDBG-Community Facilities (TASC)$311,972
Lime SpringsEECBG Grant$9,345
5-county areaEDA$61,000
6-county areaYouth Career Connect (YAC)$3,729,123
WinneshiekWinneshiek County Development$35,500
Fayette CountyFayette County Development$75,000
CalmarCity of Calmar$21,000
West UnionCity of West Union$79,500
DecorahSpectrum Industries$99,999
5-county areaIowa Food Hub$88,000

2013

McGregorFEMA-Hazard Mitigation$1,404,990
McGregorCDBG-Disaster Stormwater$468,331
Fayette CountyCDBG-Child Care Center$600,000
Postville/West UnionIFA-Home$410,000
GarnavilloCDBG-Housing$311,040
PostvilleCDBG-Housing$311,040
Lime SpringsEDSA-Lime Springs Beef, LLC$500,000
CrescoIDPH-Iowans Fit for Life$10,000
Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton & FayetteIDPH-Walking With a Purpose$3,000
North Fayette School DistrictIDPH-Walking School Bus Project$4,500
Postville, OelweinIDPH-I-Walk$9,000
5-county areaSection 8$1,237,816
5-county areaTBRA$19,550
5-county areaSurface Transportation (for projects & planning)$2,201,592
5-county areaEnhancement (for projects)$167,004
5-county areaTransit (for planning)$23,631
5-county areaFHWA (for planning)$23,631
5-county areaCOG$10,294
5-county areaRWIB$4,000
6-county areaWIA/Promise Jobs$498,808
5-county areaBusiness Network$59,500
Lime SpringsEnergy Efficient Community Block Grant$9,345

2012

Allamakee, Clayton, Howard, WinneshiekIFA-State Housing Trust Fund & Local Match Providers$266,081
Fayette CountyIFA-State Housing Trust Fund & Local Match Providers$70,880
5-county areaSafe Routes to School Non-Infrastructure Grant$115,000
WaukonCDBG Housing$324,000
McGregorCDBG Housing$324,000
Allamakee, Clayton, Howard, WinneshiekClayton County Foundation$1,000
OelweinIowa Finance Authority-HOME Program$400,000
Garnavillo, Strawberry Point, McGregorIowa Finance Authority-HOME Program$400,000
DecorahCDBG Single Family New Production-Disaster$37,497
FayetteCDBG Single Family New Production-Disaster$593,009
GarnavilloCDBG Single Family New Production-Disaster$173,298
5-county areaTBRA-Rental Assistance$170,000
5-county areaHUD Section 8 Rental Assistance$940,393
ElkaderCDBG Downtown Revitalization-Facade$500,000
West UnionCDBG Downtown Revitalization-Facade$500,000
Valley SchoolHazard Mitigation-Tornado Safe Room$727,361
5-county areaConnect Iowa$7,226
DecorahMetronet$10,000
5-county areaSurface Transportation Funds (for projects & planning)$2,303,912
5-county areaEnhancement (for projects)$173,886
5-county areaTransit (for planning)$23,480
5-county areaFHWA (for planning)$23,480
5-county areaCOG$1,294
5-county areaRWIB$4,000
6-county areaWIA/Promise Jobs$869,897
5-county areaBusiness Network$94,000

2011

GarnavilloCDBG Water/Sewer$300,000
RISE LTD/Clayton CountyCDBG Community Facility$298,940
Patty Elwood/Howard CountyCDBG Community Facility$600,000
City of FayetteCDBG Downtown Revitalization$500,000
Northeast Iowa Community CollegeEDA Community Facilities$1,176,007
Luther College/City of DecorahIowa Office of Energy Independence$70,460
LuanaCDBG Housing$238,200
Strawberry PointCDBG Housing$316,000
ElkaderCDBG Housing$232,200
Allamakee, Clayton, Howard, WinneshiekIFA-State Housing Trust Fund & Local Match Providers$302,001
Allamakee, Clayton, Howard, WinneshiekUSDA-Housing Preservation Grant$51,161
Allamakee, Clayton, Howard, WinneshiekAllamakee County Community Foundation$5,000
Fayette CountyIFA-State Housing Trust Fund & Local Match Providers$78,373
West UnionCDBG-Disaster Funds, Upper Story Multi-Family$1,256,100
Strawberry PointCDBG-Disaster Funds-SFNP Round 3$86,675
6-county areaRural Business Enterprise Grant-USDA Rural Development$90,000
UERPCWinneshiek County Foundation$4,025
UERPCArlin Falck Foundation$500
UERPCAlliant Energy$1,500
UERPCBlack Hills Energy$500
5-county areaSection 8$1,303,807
5-county areaTBRA$19,550
5-county areaSurface Transportation Funds (projects & planning)$2,237,379
5-county areaEnhancement (for projects)$154,013
5-county areaTransit (for planning)$23,413
5-county areaFHWA (for planning)$23,747
5-county areaCOG$10,294
5-county areaRWIB$3,200
6-county areaWIA/Promise Jobs$831,604
6-county areaDepartment of Labor-Rockwell Sumner$283,323
6-county areaDepartment of Labor-On the Job Training$60,780
5-county areaBusiness Network$142,616

2010

FayetteCDBG-Housing$312,800
GarnavilloCDBG-Housing$234,600
Fayette CountyCDBG$62,500
Winneshiek CountyCDBG$120,000
McGregorCDBG$15,000
PostvilleHOME-First Time Homebuyer$502,300
OelweinCDBG-Drinking Water$3,120,000
Lime SpringsChildcare/Tornado Shelter$1,300,000
West UnionCDBG-Infrastructure$8,000,000
GuttenbergEDA-Tourism/Community Dvlp$1,966,000
Multiple countiesHazard Mitigation$334,559
City of FayetteCDBG-Water/Sewer$1,462,000
GarnavilloCDBG-Storm Water$993,150
Fayette/Clayton CountyUSDA-Turkey River Recreational$171,000
4-county areaIFA-Housing Trust Fund$310,851
Fayette CountyOEI-Healthcare Business Prairie View Energy$140,815
DecorahOEI-City of Decorah Energy$1,654,988
SpillvilleCDBG-Wastewater Treatment$1,231,604
Tri StateTraining-WIA Youth Offender$1,240,000
Tri StateTraining-WIA Green Jobs Initiative$2,058,250
LuanaCDBG-Drinking Water$540,000
McGregor/MarquetteUSDA-Community Facilities-Driftless Area$200,000
McGregor/MarquetteDNR-REAP-Driftless Area$50,000
UERPCEDA-Economic Development Initiative$61,000
27 counties, MN and IAEDA-Economic Development Initiative$200,000
5-county area businessesDED-Jumpstart Business$564,674
ClermontState Historical-Clermont-Larrabee School$37,500
UERPC-businessesUSDA-IRP/RLF$120,000
UERPC-businessesDED-IRP/RLF$32,000
6-county areaDepartment of Labor-Green Giant$68,900
6-county areaDepartment of Labor-TANF Youth Program$115,514
5-county areaSection 8$1,386,914
5-county areaTBRA$19,550
5-county areaSurface Transportation (for projects & planning)$1,961,886
5-county areaEnhancement (for projects)$145,465
5-county areaTransit (for planning)$23,915
5-county areaFHWA (for planning)$23,915
5-county areaCOG$8,470
5-county areaRWIB$3,200

2009

Winneshiek CountyDepartment of Labor-Rockwell Collins SEG
$45,990
6-county areaDepartment of Labor-Bundled SEG
$384,175
AllamakeeDepartment of Labor-Northern Engraving NEG
$394,419
FayetteDepartment of Labor-Atwood Mobile NEG
$330,890
Winneshiek & HowardDepartment of Labor-Featherlite Trailers NEG
$514,197
6-county areaDepartment of Labor-ARRA Adult & Youth RFP
$77,874
6-county areaDepartment of Labor-Summer Action Program
$70,000
5-county areaSection 8
$1,048,304
5-county areaSurface Transportation (for projects & planning)
$1,758,231
5-county areaEnhancement (for projects)
$135,244
5-county areaTransit (for planning)
$22,073
5-county areaFHWA (for planning)
$22,073
5-county areaARRA funds (for projects)
$3,530,508
5-county areaCOG
$8,823
5-county areaRWIB
$4,000

News Headlines

The UERPC January 2021 Newsletter is Here!

Posted: Tue, January 19, 2021

The UERPC January 2021 Newsletter is here! https://uerpc.org/newsletters.html  

 

Highlights include:

  • Call for Applications for Multimodal Transportation Grants
  • SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening and Issue New Guidance
  • ICOG Legislative Update - January 14, 2021
  • NICC Virtual Training Opportunities
  • The 411 on UERPC's Housing Programs
  • UERPC is Open
  • NOTICE:  UERPC office will be closed on Monday, February 15th for Presidents Day
  • Employee Spotlight:  Katelyn Peterson
  • Hotline to Housing Event at West Union Library on Jan. 27th
  • Rural North Waukon Broadband Project Receives Funding
  • Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) Still Available
  • Iowa Safe Routes to School Conference Happening in January
  • January SRTS Monthly Motivators:  New Year New You!
  • January 5-2-1-0 Feature:  'Water' You Drinking This Year?

Want to receive our newsletter in your inbox? Sign up here:  https://uerpc.org/newsletters.html  

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Draft RPA-1 Public Participation Plan (PPP) available for public review

Posted: Fri, January 15, 2021

The Public Participation Plan (PPP) of the Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission (UERPC) Transportation Policy Board is now available for public review and comment. The document will be available for public review for a minimum of 45 days prior to adoption, and will be considered for adoption at the Board’s March 2021 meeting.

The PPP is developed and used to define a process for providing the public with reasonable opportunities to be involved in the transportation planning process for the five-county region of northeast Iowa consisting of Allamakee, Clayton, Fayette, Howard, and Winneshiek Counties.

For more information and to review the PPP, please follow this link: http://www.uerpc.org/public-comment.html

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Call for Applications for Multimodal Transportation Grants

Posted: Fri, January 15, 2021

The Transportation Policy Board of Regional Planning Affiliation 1 (RPA-1) in northeast Iowa is pleased to announce the call for applications for Iowa’s Transportation Alternatives Program (Iowa’s TAP) and Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) funding for diverse transportation projects in our region and communities.

Eligible projects for Iowa’s TAP funding include construction of walking and bicycling infrastructure such as sidewalks, ADA-compliant curb ramps, bicycle facilities, and paved multi-use trails, as well as certain community improvement and environmental mitigation activities. STBG funding can be used for all of the previously mentioned Iowa’s TAP eligible projects, as well as construction and reconstruction of roads, streets, and bridges. Because all projects eligible for Iowa’s TAP funding are also eligible for STBG funding, applicants for Iowa’s TAP eligible projects may apply to both programs for the same project. Applicants may also apply to both programs for a single eligible project that would include funding from both sources if awarded.

Eligible applicants include all public agencies and local governments within RPA-1 that have jurisdiction over public rights-of-way for transportation (including walking and bicycling facilities); public transportation agencies; and agencies with transportation planning responsibilities. The RPA-1 geographic region includes the Counties of Allamakee, Clayton, Fayette, Howard, and Winneshiek.

The current application cycle is for funding in federal fiscal year (FFY) 2025, which begins on October 1, 2024. RPA-1 is expected to have approximately $2.2 million in STBG and $179,000 in Iowa’s TAP funding available for distribution. Applications for both programs will be accepted beginning January 31, 2021 and are due by February 28, 2021.

For full eligibility criteria and information on how to apply, please contact Aaron Detter at adetter@uerpc.org or 563-419-6126.

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Hotline to Housing Event at WU Library on 1/27 at 6pm

Posted: Fri, January 15, 2021

Are you struggling to find enough money for housing repairs? Find out how you can benefit from local programs that have helped hundreds of Northeast Iowa homeowners make needed repairs to their homes. City of West Union and Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission (UERPC) invite West Union residents to “Hotline to Housing,” a free event on Wednesday, January 27th at 6:00pm at the Heiserman Room of the West Union Public Library, 210 N. Vine Street in West Union.

UERPC has decades of experience providing assistance to communities and homeowners to preserve housing stock, increase property values, bring investment into communities, and helping people make the repairs they need in order to stay in their homes. The housing department at UERPC manages the Housing Trust Fund, Homeowner Rehabilitation Program, and Owner-Occupied programs, all of which help qualified homeowners in the area make critical repairs to their homes. Roofs, siding, electrical upgrades, windows, and doors are among the most popular repairs.

At “Hotline to Housing,” residents can find out how to qualify for home repair assistance, what types of funding are available, program processes and steps, and more. For additional information, call UERPC at 563-864-7551.

**MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE EVENT.**

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