Providing Planning and Development Services to Lyon, Sioux, Osceola, O'Brien, Dickinson, Clay, Buena Vista, Emmet and Palo Alto Counties
The Northwest Iowa Planning and Development Commission is a regional
governmental organization whose mission is to provide community and
economic development and job training services for a nine county area.
The agency's full time, professional staff assists the member counties
and municipalities in such areas as community planning and zoning,
federal and state grant preparation and administration, economic
development planning activities, general governmental technical
assistance, Workforce Investment Act/Workforce Development, school to
work, and PROMISE JOBS administration. In effect, the NWIPDC staff
functions as an extension of member governments' staffs, providing the
specialized services and technical assistance that would not be
financially feasible for each governmental entity to provide on its
Northwest Iowa Planning and Development is very pleased to announce that Palo Alto County has recently received a CTAA award letter. This gives them a $75,000 EDA investment to implement a regional trade adjustment strategy. Please refer to the following link to see the CTAA Award Letter.