Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission (SEIRPC) Executive Director Mike Norris says the organization has come a long way over the last four decades.
The Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission says members are more than getting their money back on their investments in the organization.
Des Moines County is selling some of the properties it acquired after the Flood of 2008.
Iowa Fertilizer Company’s new production plant in northern Lee County could have an even larger impact on the local housing market than first anticipated.
Des Moines County is close to completing a project that is more than four years in the making.
Regional Planner Dan Eberhardt says 19 structures in the northeast corner of the county had to be addressed after the devastating flood of 2008.
He says about 2/3 of them have already been demolished, with the remaining 6 in Huron Township to be taken down within the next few weeks.
The lots are as large as three acres.
The remaining demolition projects would complete the county’s buyout program.