UERPC Financial Report

June 30, 2019

UERPC Financial Report

Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission (UERPC) has played an important role in the evolution of Northeast Iowa since 1972, helping maintain the very qualities that make this region special.  The 21st Century offers opportunities in such areas as transportation, planning, energy, planning, housing and workforce, just to name a few.  There are countless challenges that must be faced as well.  New infrastructure is needed.  Workforce is a major issue and need. In their pursuit for quality growth and prudent development, the communities and counties of Northeast Iowa are working with UERPC, a public organization with over 40 years of experience, on issues related to economic development, community planning, housing, workforce and transportation needs.

In FY 2018-2019, UERPC braced itself for reduced administrative fees from both state and federal programming.  UERPC did bring in investments of over $5.9 million to the region for various projects that align with our mission.  

While revenues of the Commission’s governmental activities decreased 12.08% or approximately $434,000 from fiscal year 2018 to fiscal year 2019, program expenses were 15.93% or approximately $579,000 less in fiscal year 2019 than in fiscal year 2018. The Commission’s net position increased 5.37% or approximately $81,000 from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

UERPC continues to host two locations and 21 employees to serve our clients. These employees live, work and play within Northeast Iowa and have great pride in their work and where they reside. Please utilize our one-stop shop services to better assist your community or your county.

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Northeast Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund Special Meeting Agenda

Posted: Fri, April 3, 2020

Northeast Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund

Special Meeting Agenda

Thursday, April 9, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m 

This will be a conference call meeting.  Please contact 605-475-4810 to join the meeting.  Participant access code is 625970*

Meeting is being conducted via conference call for health safety due to COVID-19

  1. Agenda Approval
  2. Approval of Minutes from February 20, 2020 regular meeting
  3. Discussion and Consider Approval of deferring loan payments temporarily due to COVID-19
  4. Floor Items
  5. Adjournment

Board meetings are accessible to all.  

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notice

Posted: Thu, March 26, 2020

The following documents provide information on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notice.

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NOTICE: IowaWORKS Offices Limiting In-Person Services

Posted: Fri, March 20, 2020

IowaWORKS Centers are taking significant steps to follow the Iowa Department of Public Health's guidance for social distancing.

Effective immediately, IowaWORKS offices will only be open to customers with an appointment, or to accept identity verification from customers applying for benefits. Individuals are encouraged to call or email IowaWORKS to receive assistance:  uiclaimshelp@iwd.iowa.gov, or 866-239-0843.    

For more information and for updates, visit:  https://www.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/updates-and-resources-about-covid-19

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UERPC Offices Closed to Public Until Further Notice

Posted: Tue, March 17, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 and public health concerns, both UERPC offices of 134 Greene Street, Postville and 325 Washington Street, Suite A, Decorah are closed to the public effective immediately and until further notice. Please know that we are still here to serve you. Feel free to contact us via email or phone at 563-864-7551.

**Special note regarding the Postville Office:  If you have mail to drop off, please use our exterior drop box. For updates, please check our website and follow us on Facebook.** 

**Special note on Rental Assistance: All April checks will go out as scheduled.**

Please call our office with questions or concerns at 563-864-7551. Thanks for your understanding.

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