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MIDAS Technical Assistance

posted Sep 18, 2009, 2:03 PM by MIDAS COG
Calhoun County:
  • Farnhamville – Provided administration for CDBG Housing Rehab Program.
  • Lake City - Provided City Administrator with information on trails funding.
  • Lohrville – Provided administration for CDBG Housing Rehab Program.
  • Pomeroy – Provided administration for CDBG Wastewater Program.
  • Somers - Worked on USDA Community Facilities Application.
Hamilton County:
  • County:  Working on Multi-Jurisdication Hazard Mitigation Plan application
  • Ellsworth – Developing Hazard Mitigation Plan.  Provided administration for CDBG Water Program.
  • Kamrar - Set up 1st Hazard Mitigation meeting to begin working on the plan.
  • Webster City - Contacted on starting Hazard Mitigation Plan. Contacted on starting Hazard Mitigation Plan. Provided Webster City Schools with NOI for HMPG Project Application for Safe Rooms.
Humboldt County:
  • County:  Met with Supervisors to discuss Hazard Mitigation Plan Application. Attended two RIVER group meetings.
  • Gilmore City - Assisted City on GIS related issues.
  • Humboldt – Continued working on Hazard Mitigation Plan.
  • Livermore –  Provided administration for CDBG Housing Rehab Program. Working with City on Jump Start Infrastructure funding application for wastewater project. Provided GIS assistance.
  • Renwick – Provided administration for CDBG Water Program.
Pocahontas County:
  • County - Working on PCEDC Housing Seminar.
  • Havelock - Attended City Council meeting.
  • Palmer – Provided administration for CDBG Sewer Program.
  • Rolfe – Provided administration for CDBG Housing Rehab Program.
  • Plover - Attended City Council meeting
Webster County:
  • County – Hosted Governmental Services Sharing and Coordination meeting. Attended WCEDC annual meeting. Met with Supervisors to discuss applying for Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation funding. Provided administration for CDBG Community Facilities (ICI)Program. Attended Webster County Soil Survey kick-off meeting.
  • Callender - Discuss clerk responsibilities with City Council member.
  • Dayton – Provided administration for CDBG Water Program. Provided administration for CDBG Housing Rehab Program.
  • DuncombeResearching funding opportunities for pumper for Fire Department. Answered FSLA question. 
  • Fort Dodge – Worked on Planning Application. Assisted leadership Fort Dodge program.
  • Knierim - Provided GIS assistance.
  • Lehigh - Provided City with preliminary forms for Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plans.
  • Otho – Continued working on Hazard Mitigation Plan.
  • Vincent - Attended City Council meeting.
Wright County:
  • Belmond – Assisted businesses with preparation of Disaster Recovery Plans. Continued working on Hazard Mitigation Plan. Provided administration for CDBG Housing Rehab Program.
  • Eagle Grove – Continued working on Hazard Mitigation Plan. Working on SRF application for wasterwater project. Attended City Council meeting. Presented to City Council on MIDAS GIS program.
  • Goldfield - Attended City Council meeting.Working on personel policies and job descriptions for the City.
Regional Benefit:
  • Traveled to Washington, D.C. to discuss local issues and projects with elected representatives.
  • Attended FEMA Safe Rooms Workshop.
  • Attended PA training for 106 Process for Jump Start Housing program.
  • Attended Public Hearing on Highway 169.
  • Conducted Public Hearing on Highway Stimulus funds.
  • Worked with MIGP on mapping application.
  • Work with Region V SAFETEA-LU TAC to identify highway stimulus funding.
  • Attended training for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Compliance Inspections, conducted by the Iowa Finance Authority.