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.
The UERPC September 2020 Newsletter is here! https://mailchi.mp/c345401f2d53/uerpc-september-2020-newsletter-3294762
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The Iowa Public Transit Long-range Plan update has been under development over the last 18 months, including researching the historical trends in demographics and passenger transportation usage, forecasting future projected needs within the public transit system, and devising strategies to address challenges.
Please visit https://iowadot.gov/iowainmotion/Modal-Iowa Public Transit Long Range Plan for more information.
The Community Housing Assistant will represent our organization being the first line of contact with visitors. Responsible for providing community development, administrative, and technical assistance to Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission (UERPC) including answering incoming phone calls, assisting individuals with questions, maintaining a strong inventory of office supplies, and assisting housing staff with projects. Other duties include assisting in oversight of two low rent apartment complexes. The candidate should have a strong attention to detail, good communication skills and ability to multitask efficiently. Basic knowledge of computer skills including Microsoft Word, Publisher, and Excel are recommended. Qualifications: Associates Degree or an equivalent combination of training and experience in administrative or clerical. Upper Explorerland offers a full benefit package including health insurance, dental, vision, retirement, short term, and long-term disability. A full job description and application may be found at www.uerpc.org. Email a resume and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org EOE
UERPC is accepting bids for a used fleet vehicle: 2010 Dodge Caravan, 3.8 L engine, V6, Front wheel drive with current mileage of 145,750, color is gold.
Please submit a written bid to Rachelle Howe at email@example.com or by mail to 325 Washington Street, Decorah, IA 52101 by Friday, September 4, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Bidders will be notified by Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Minimum bid required is $3,500.