Audubon County Economic Development Corporation800 Market StreetAudubon, Iowa 50025-1050Phone: 712-563-2742Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Partnership with:Western Iowa Advantage(WIAD) is a collaborative effort of economic development partners in Adair, Audubon, Calhoun,Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, Ida,and Sac Counties. The goal is to work cooperatively in effort to effectively market the many assets of this region.
The IEDA offers a variety of programs and services to individuals, communities, and businesses to attract and grow business, employment and workforce in Iowa. Ground-breaking economic growth strategies focusing on cultivating start-up companies and helping existing companies become more innovative complement the activities underway to retain and attract companies that are creating jobs for Iowans.
Home Base Iowa (HBI) is a one-of-a kind program assisting veterans and transitiong service members. Iowa's unemployment rate is just over four percent, but businesses need skilled workers. This program helps connect these businesses with qualified veterans looking for career opportunities.
MidAmerican Energy Services is committed to the businesses and communities they serve. Let their EconomicAdvantage experts help your community with project management, prospects, research, planning, and long-range strategies.
Region XII Council of Governments was organized in 1973 to assist local governments in Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, and Sac Counties in western ...Iowa. Although originally chartered to serve grant-writing and planning needs for the area, the COG has grown into the agency that facilitates multi-community collaboration and development of all types, providing initiatives in the region that are needed and otherwise not provided.
Audubon Chamber of Commerce
Quick Links:iowadevelopment.comAudubon County LaborshedRegional LaborshedIowa WorkforceRegion XII Revolving Loan Program
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Valley Business Park - www.valleybusinesspark.net
Business ClimateAudubon County offers opportunity for new business and business expansion to excel through its availability of space, strong workforce and support services. Additional benefits include reasonable costs of living, tax incentives, high air and water quality, fiber optic, competive utilities, and expanded recreational opportunities and amenities in the picturesque landscape of rural Iowa.
Location and TransportationAudubon County is centrally located between Des Moines and Omaha on Highway US 71 with close proximity to Interstate 80. Companies can reach over 25 million people within a day's drive (500 miles) (source WIAD). Audubon County has a county airport and two international airports within 80 miles.
BenefitsThe communities in Audubon County have superior schools, affordable housing, parks, trails, lakes and friendly caring people.
Quality of Life
Development & Business IncentivesIowa has several financial incentive programs. For more information click on www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com.Local incentives are also available. The financial incentives include direct financial assistance through the Iowa Values Fund, employee training programs, tax incentives, low-interest forgivable loans, revolving loan funds and Enterprise Zone benefits.
Incentives for most projects include:
Your company financial information and business plan will be needed to ascertain the assistance available to you.
Iowa Corporate Income Tax
AMANCO - Manufacture Portable Concrete Mixing Plants - www.con-e-co.com
ACCU-STEEL INC - Manufacture fabric-covered steel truss buildings - www.asicoverbuildings.com
TNT - Manufacture Refrigeration Units - www.trauschindustries.com
Quality Machine of Iowa Inc - Precision Production of Machining of Metal Parts - www.qualitymachine.com
Audubon - Exira Ready Mix - Manufacture Pre-cast Feed Bunks
AMVC - Manage Pork Production including Nutrition, Veterinary Service, Marketing - www.amvcms.com
Midwest Hard Parts - Market Transmission Parts
Puck Enterprises, INC - Manufacture liquid manure equipment - www.puckenterprises.com
Worthington Ag Parts - Market Ag Equipment Parts - www.worthingtonagparts.com
LinksAudubon County GISIowa Department of Economic DevelopmentIowa Workforce DevelopmentIowa Business GrowthRegion XXII Council of GovernmentsDes Moines Area Community College – CarrollAudubon Chamber of CommerceMidAmerican Energy CompanyBureau of Labor StatisticsIowa School ProfilesLocation One Information SystemAudubon County LaborshedWestern Iowa AdvantageAudubon County AirportValley Business Park
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President Troy Wessel
Vice President Todd Nelsen
Secretary Jason Hocker DVM
Treasurer Brett Irlmeier
Directors Lyle Hansen Jr. Sam Kauffman Scott Lange Bryan Olson Cindy Paulsen Steve Schmitz DVM Laurie Gilbert
Margee Shaffer, Ex-Officio Sara Slater, Ex-Officio
Administrator Laurie Gilbert