Iowa

Iowa issues emergency request for coronavirus contact tracing help

Winning bidder, funded through CARES Act, will be announced Friday Iowa Department of Public Health logo State public health officials have released an emergency request for a vendor to aid in contact tracing as Iowa grapples with a major surge of new COVID-19 cases over the past few weeks. The Iowa Department of Public Health on Monday announced a request-for-proposal ...

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The Ames City Council will discuss developers for low-income housing proposal

Rachel Junck, Bronwyn Beatty-Hansen and Tim Gartin sworn in on Ames City Council on Jan. 1 by Magistrate Jessica Henry. The Ames City Council will discuss a resolution selecting partners on the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Development Proposal (LIHTC) and the Iowa State University Child Care task force final report as part of their Tuesday night agenda. Back in July, ...

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The City Of Carroll Seeks Proposals For Residential Projects At Former City Apartment Site

The Carroll City Council approved a plan to solicit proposals for the development of the former City Apartments site on N. Main Street, just a little over one year after they purchased it. The demolition of the designated dangerous building was completed over the summer with environmental testing done in September. City Manager, Mike Pogge-Weaver, told the council the Request ...

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Iowa pension open to Asian bids for private debt RFP

The $34 billion public fund plans to invest up to $850 million into opportunistic private credit mandates in a drive to ramp up its illiquid asset exposure. The Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (Ipers) has issued a request for proposals for opportunistic private credit products and will consider pitches from Asia-based or Asia-focused asset managers. The $34 billion fund said ...

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Iowa retirement system solicits bids for up to $850M in private credit products

The Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System took a first step toward increasing its investments in private credit this week. IPERS issued a request for proposal to evaluate and select up to $850 million in opportunistic private credit products, the state agency announced Wednesday. These products are defined as “opportunistic private credit strategies that are actively managed in a separately managed ...

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8/28 CORONAVIRUS RELIEF RECEIVED

The Eastern Iowa Mental Health and Disability Services Region recently received $2,859,080 from the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) under the CARES Act. The Region is willing to provide funds to entities through a non-competitive request for proposal process known as an RFP. The funds are intended to be used to assist with necessary expenses incurred by providers due to the ...

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MASON CITY COUNCIL APPROVES TRANSIT AND HOUSING STUDIES

MASON CITY, Iowa – The future of both transportation and housing in Mason City are going under the microscope. At Tuesday’s meeting, the City Council approved “Request for Proposals” on a Transit Design Study and a Housing Market Study and Needs Assessment. A “Request for Proposal” or RFP is where a government or government agency asks companies or organizations to ...

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Sewer debt service fee could be reduced in Camanche

CAMANCHE — The Camanche City Council will consider lowering the sewer debt service fee Tuesday. The Camanche City Council is set to consider a resolution Tuesday to lower the fee to $16.40. The resolution, if approved, stipulates the debt service fee of $21.80 for every sanitary sewer connection to the Camanche Municipal Sanitary Sewer System will be lowered to $16.40. ...

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Iowa PERS to hire Brookfield as first infrastructure fund manager

Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) is in talks to hire Brookfield as its first infrastructure fund manager with a $300m (€264.9m) commitment to the Brookfield Super-Core Infrastructure Partners fund. IPERS, which previously issued a request for proposal (RFP) with a plan to allocate $500m to infrastructure, told IPE Real Assets that the amount it intends to invest in the asset class ...

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Iowa Down To One Medical CBD Manufacturer Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

This new development may further limit access to medical cannabis products. Medical cannabidiol patients in Iowa now have only one company’s products to choose from as the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic forces the state’s only other licensed CBD manufacturer to shutter its operations. At the end of March, Have A Heart Compassionate Care announced that it was closing ...

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State to reissue application for new medical marijuana dispensaries

Marijuana plants grow July 24, 2018, inside the mother room at MedPharm Iowa in Des Moines.  After an evolving landscape has shifted Iowa’s medical marijuana program, the state plans to reissue applications for dispensary licenses. New legislation and the closure of a licensed medical cannabidiol manufacturer led the Iowa Department of Public Health on Monday to rescind a request-for-proposal for two licensed ...

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Iowa Plans to Reissue Medical Cannabis Dispensary Application

ASP Inc The Department of Health has rescinded a request-for-proposal for two licensed medical cannabidiol dispensaries, but state officials plan to reissue the application in the next few days. The Iowa Department of Health has rescinded a request-for-proposal for two licensed medical cannabidiol dispensaries after the closure of two storefronts earlier this year, but state officials plan to reissue the application in ...

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