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Advance Iowa To Offer Succession Planning Webinar

Posted: Mon, February 19, 2018
Advance Iowa To Offer Webinar Series on Succession Planning

Advance Iowa, a comprehensive consulting program for midsized companies, will host a monthly webinar series in 2018 on succession planning, beginning Feb. 22. It's estimated that 85 percent of businesses have no succession plans in place, although a majority of firms will change hands in the next decade as baby boomers retire. "We have found that business owners need information and resources about all aspects of succession planning," said Dan Beenken, director of Advance Iowa, which is based at the University of Northern Iowa. "We've assembled a full schedule of topics that will answer questions, and we plan to provide tools that help small and medium businesses start the succession planning process." Visit www.AdvanceIowa.com for more information on each webinar, find the link to sign up or learn more about succession planning. All webinars are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m.
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Community-Based Preventative Health Screenings

Posted: Mon, February 19, 2018
Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventative health screenings will be in our community on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at New Hampton Community Center. Ultrasound screenings to Identify risk factors for Cardiovascular disease include; Carotid Artery (plaque buildup-a leading cause of stroke), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (an enlargement or weak area in the main blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body), Peripheral Arterial Disease (hardening of the arteries in the legs), a Heart Rhythm Screening (an EKG to detect Atrial Fibrillation-irregular heartbeat) and an Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for men and women. Being proactive about your health by knowing your risks helps you and your doctor address problems early.

Register online TODAY at www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle  and receive your "Community Circle" discount and your Preferred Appointment!
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Business Training Opportunity

Posted: Fri, February 2, 2018
Our Chickasaw County Business Community Sector Board has a goal to increase the skills of our local employees.  One of the ways to accomplish this is by offering local, high quality training.  NICC has developed a great opportunity for customer service, leadership, and team work trainings in Chickasaw County through a Business Sector Board Alliance.  The cost is $175 for two staff to attend five trainings at the Basic Level.  They also have an Executive Level training for $100 more, if you are interested.  In order to move this forward, we need at least eight businesses to commit to this training.  In order to do this the easiest way possible, we are asking those who are interested to fill out the following Chickasaw County Survey by February 9, 2018 by 5:00 pm.  Once they have gathered the results from the survey, NICC will then work with their trainers to get the course offerings scheduled.  They will aim to start in March of 2018.

Our goal is to assist in growing our local human capital and to provide high quality training that will meet our community's needs.  If you have any questions, please contact Megan at nheconomic12@gmail.com or 641-394-2437 or Holly O'Brien at obrienh@nicc.edu or 563-562-3263 ext 144.
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Spec Home Bids

Posted: Fri, November 3, 2017
New Hampton Industrial Development Corp
PO Box 435
New Hampton IA 50659
Phone: 641-394-2437




Regarding:  Spec Home Bids



Attention Electrical & Plumbing Contractors:

We are currently seeking bids on a spec home that will be built in the Spring of 2018 in New Hampton.  Plans are available at the New Hampton Economic Development office (112 East Spring Street).  We ask that you list your payment terms in your bid as well.  Since this is a spec home, many contractors are holding partial payment until the home is sold.


If you are interested in submitting a bid, we request you send it to: PO Box 435, New Hampton, IA 50659 or drop it off at the Economic Development office.  All bids are due by January 15, 2018.




Sincerely,


Tammy Robinson
Megan Baltes
New Hampton Industrial Development Corp


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National Manufacturing Month

Posted: Mon, October 9, 2017
Before Gov. Terry Branstad left Iowa to become the U.S. Ambassador to China, he and then Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds declared 2017 the Year of Manufacturing in Iowa. This initiative is focused on building a skilled workforce, promoting innovation and R&D, and improving the global competitiveness of Iowa manufacturers.

Manufacturing makes up the largest business sector of Iowa's Gross Domestic Product. Not only are manufacturers critical to our state's GDP, but these companies employ more than 200,000 Iowans. New Hampton is also driven by manufacturing with over 1,800 manufacturing jobs in our community of 3,600.

We're excited for all that is happening in Iowa, and specifically in New Hampton.  To honor the Year of Manufacturing and National Manufacturing Month (October), over the next month we will be showcasing New Hampton manufacturers on our New Hampton Economic Development Facebook page.  Stay tuned!

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Day of Art

Posted: Wed, October 4, 2017

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Grants Available

Posted: Mon, October 2, 2017
The New Hampton Hotel/Motel Grant and the Chickasaw County Community Foundation Grant are now taking applications!  If you are interested in applying for one and/or both of the grants, see the links below!  Application deadline for both grants is December 31, 2017.

New Hampton Hotel/Motel Grant - http://www.newhamptonia.com/hotel-motel-grant-application.html

Chickasaw County Community Foundation Grant - https://www.cfneia.org/affiliates/chickasaw-county
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Garbage Pickup

Posted: Thu, September 28, 2017
On Tuesday, September 26 garbage pick up was missed on Court Street.  Jendro will be sending a truck to pick up the garbage on Court Street tomorrow, Friday September 29.  Please have your garbage out by 7 am.  If any other streets were missed due to road construction, please call Jendro and let them know.
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New Utility Rate Schedule

Posted: Thu, September 7, 2017
*Any residential electric customers please disregard the electric bill you received Saturday the 9th.  There was an error with our billing system and there will be a corrected bill coming in the mail Tuesday the 12th.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

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2017 Curbside Compost Pickup Dates

Posted: Wed, September 6, 2017
The compost site will close Saturday, November 18th (depending on weather).

2017 Curbside Compost Pickup Dates

Friday, October 20: Compost Only
Friday, November 3: Compost Only
Friday, November 17: Compost & Brush
NO BARRELS WILL BE PICKED UP.
BRUSH CANNOT BE LONGER THAN 4 FEET.
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Jendro Sanitation Collection Information

Posted: Tue, June 13, 2017
New Hampton Residents, please note the following changes in Jendro Sanitation's collection schedule:

-Due to the 4th of July holiday, all Monday & Tuesday routes will be collected on Monday, July 3; no recycling this week.

-Due to RAGBRAI, Thursday residential trash & recycling will be collected on Wednesday, July 26 starting at 5 am.
     --All commercial & dumpster routes will run on the normal collection day but may be collected earlier or later depending on the amount of riders in the area.
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Housing-Contractors Meeting

Posted: Thu, April 27, 2017
One of the big projects the Economic Development Office has been working on over the last several months is the shortage of single family housing available in our community.  We are working with many different groups of individuals from our community including realtors, bankers, IDC board members, and contractors.

We will be holding a housing meeting with area contractors on Tuesday, May 2 at 8 am in the Community Center Building.  This meeting is open to any contractors wanting to attend.  If you have any questions, contact Tammy or Megan at 641-394-2437.
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Lunch & Learn Opportunity

Posted: Thu, April 20, 2017
For any business, being able to connect with potential customers is an incredibly valuable tool. What's even more valuable is connecting with those customers at the exact moment they are searching for the products and services you offer on the internet.

VGM Forbin and New Horizons Chamber of Commerce are providing an exciting learning opportunity during Small Business Week to help you use techniques developed by Google to improve your online marketing initiatives to bring more customers to your business's front door. The education will center around three key objectives:

-Growing Your Business Online
-Promoting Your Business With Google Adwords
-How Brands Win in Moments that Matter

All education materials for this event have been prepared by Google. VGM Forbin will be on hand to present the materials, answer your questions, and lead discussions about best practices.

Event Details

Where: The New Hampton Community Center: 112 East Spring Street, New Hampton, IA 50659
Cost: $5 per attendee
When: Tuesday, May 2 at noon (lunch will be provided)
Who: Event will be hosted by VGM Forbin and New Horizons Chamber
What You'll Receive: Education on online branding techniques from industry experts and Google-branded merchandise

To reserve your spot, call the Chamber at 394-2021.
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New Hampton Farmer's Market

Posted: Mon, April 17, 2017
New Hampton's Farmer's Market will continue to be on Thursday evenings from 4-6 pm this summer.  The Farmer's Market will run from June through September and be located in the Car Quest parking lot.

There will be no fee for vendors to set up and spots will be first come, first serve.  If you have any questions, please contact Megan at 641-394-2437.
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New Regional Job Site is Up & Running!

Posted: Thu, March 23, 2017
New Hampton Economic Development is very pleased to announce the establishment of a new regional job board that covers the 6-county Cedar Valley Regional Partnership (CVRP). The CVRP area includes Chickasaw, Buchanan, Black Hawk, Bremer, Butler and Grundy counties.

New website: http://www.newhamptonia.com/employment-opportunities.html

Companies can easily post a job without having to register, get a password or pay any fees. 

•    Simply go to the site, click "submit a job" and enter your information.
•    You can select a time-frame for how long you would like the position to be posted.
•    Your posting will be reviewed by an administrator who will make it live.
•    That's it!

Job seekers will be able to search for jobs by county and category…no registrations or passwords.

We believe that this will enable companies to more easily post jobs and the site will make it easier for individuals looking for work to find local companies that are hiring.

Please contact Megan Baltes, Assistant Director, New Hampton Economic Development if you need additional information or have any questions. 641-394-2437; nheconomic@windstream.net

 




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IDC Lawn Mowing Bids

Posted: Mon, March 13, 2017
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is accepting bids for lawn care at the South Industrial Park through April 10.  This would include mowing & trimming both sides of Rusty Kennedy Road and the detention pond area.  Please contact the Economic Development Office for specifics.  394-2437

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Compost Site Information

Posted: Tue, March 7, 2017
The City of New Hampton compost site will open on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.  It is located at 2130 Odessa Avenue (East on Highway 24).  The hours for the site will be:
     Tuesday -  3:00pm to 6:00pm
     Thursday - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
     Saturday -  9:00am to 1:00pm

Fees will be:  $2.00 per licensed vehicle or trailer
                      $5.00 per dump truck load

2017 Curbside Compost Pickup Dates
Friday, April 7: Compost Only
Friday, April 21: Compost & Brush
NO BARRELS WILL BE PICKED UP.
BRUSH CANNOT BE LONGER THAN 4 FEET.
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NHHS Annual Student Art Show

Posted: Tue, March 7, 2017
Fusion: NHHS Annual Student Art Show!

The Carnegie Cultural Center (CCC) of New Hampton will showcase nearly 100 works of art by almost 80 New Hampton High School Students as part of the biannual high school art show. This show begins a partnership with the CCC and the New Hampton Art Department, and is dedicated to the students and communities served by the New Hampton Schools.
The exhibit is free and open to the public.  It opens Saturday, March 11, and will run until April 17 at CCC, 7 N. Water Ave, New Hampton. The student art exhibit can be viewed during the center's business hours, which are Thursdays & Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays 1p.m. to 4 p.m.

A reception celebrating the exhibit will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 11 at the center. Please join us to celebrate our students, our partnership with the community, and the Carnegie Cultural Center.

Fusion: NHHS Annual Student Art Show showcases the works of current New Hampton High School students and includes works from 3D Art, Fundamentals of Art, Clay Design, Digital Art, Painting, Jewelry and Independent Studio classes. All current NHHS Art students are represented in the show.

For more information about Fusion, contact Melissa Nelson, High School Visual Art Teacher, at m_nelson@new-hampton.k12.ia.us or Jill Eike at info@carnegieculturalcenter.org.  For more information regarding the Carnegie Cultural Center visit http://www.carnegieculturalcenter.org/.
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IPERS Retirement Planning Sessions

Posted: Mon, March 6, 2017
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Paul Herold Exhibit at Carnegie Center

Posted: Mon, February 20, 2017
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Airport Runway Resurfacing

Posted: Wed, February 8, 2017
Sealed proposals will be opened and tabulated at 10:00 A.M. on February 24, 2017, at City Hall for consideration by Council at its regular meeting at 7:00 P.M. on March 6, 2017.
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Morning Trail Ride

Posted: Mon, January 23, 2017
"Morning Trail Ride"
 
Original painting by New Hampton Artist:
 David Prehm

* All profits from prints sold will be donated to the New Hampton "Tribe Trail" fund.

* Framing options are available. (Proceeds will also be donated)

 
Large Prints ………  $80.00
(Recommended frame size 16 x 20")

Medium Prints ……..  60.00
(Recommended frame size 11 x 14")

 Order now to support our new trail!!
Call 641 394 4571 or 641 330 7475
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New Hampton Named Skilled Iowa Community

Posted: Tue, January 17, 2017
At the annual Industrial Development Corporation meeting on January 10, 2017, New Hampton was named and recognized as a Skilled Iowa Community.  Skilled Iowa is a state program that provides assurances to employers and potential employers that local workforces have the skills and abilities to fill job openings. The initiative promotes the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) testing to potential job seekers, encourages businesses to hire certified workers when applicable, and provides resources to those looking to improve their skills.  To become a Skilled Iowa Community, New Hampton had to meet certain metrics set by the state.
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Sidewalk Snow Removal

Posted: Wed, December 21, 2016
It is your responsibility to keep your sidewalks clean from snow, ice and accumulation.  (Sec. 43.6 City Code)

If a property owner does not remove snow within 48 hours, the city will do so and assess the costs against the property owner for collection in the same manner as a property tax.

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Grant Deadlines Closing In

Posted: Wed, December 7, 2016
The New Hampton Hotel/Motel Grant and the Chickasaw County Foundation grant application deadline is December 31, 2016.  If you wish to apply for either of these grants, please visit the following web sites:

New Hampton Hotel/Motel Grant - http://www.newhamptonia.com/hotel-motel-grant-application.html

Chickasaw County Community Foundation Grant - https://www.cfneia.org/affiliates/chickasaw-county
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Advance Iowa To Offer Succession Planning Webinar

Posted: Mon, February 19, 2018
Advance Iowa To Offer Webinar Series on Succession Planning

Advance Iowa, a comprehensive consulting program for midsized companies, will host a monthly webinar series in 2018 on succession planning, beginning Feb. 22. It's estimated that 85 percent of businesses have no succession plans in place, although a majority of firms will change hands in the next decade as baby boomers retire. "We have found that business owners need information and resources about all aspects of succession planning," said Dan Beenken, director of Advance Iowa, which is based at the University of Northern Iowa. "We've assembled a full schedule of topics that will answer questions, and we plan to provide tools that help small and medium businesses start the succession planning process." Visit www.AdvanceIowa.com for more information on each webinar, find the link to sign up or learn more about succession planning. All webinars are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m.
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Community-Based Preventative Health Screenings

Posted: Mon, February 19, 2018
Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventative health screenings will be in our community on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at New Hampton Community Center. Ultrasound screenings to Identify risk factors for Cardiovascular disease include; Carotid Artery (plaque buildup-a leading cause of stroke), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (an enlargement or weak area in the main blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body), Peripheral Arterial Disease (hardening of the arteries in the legs), a Heart Rhythm Screening (an EKG to detect Atrial Fibrillation-irregular heartbeat) and an Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for men and women. Being proactive about your health by knowing your risks helps you and your doctor address problems early.

Register online TODAY at www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle  and receive your "Community Circle" discount and your Preferred Appointment!
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Business Training Opportunity

Posted: Fri, February 2, 2018
Our Chickasaw County Business Community Sector Board has a goal to increase the skills of our local employees.  One of the ways to accomplish this is by offering local, high quality training.  NICC has developed a great opportunity for customer service, leadership, and team work trainings in Chickasaw County through a Business Sector Board Alliance.  The cost is $175 for two staff to attend five trainings at the Basic Level.  They also have an Executive Level training for $100 more, if you are interested.  In order to move this forward, we need at least eight businesses to commit to this training.  In order to do this the easiest way possible, we are asking those who are interested to fill out the following Chickasaw County Survey by February 9, 2018 by 5:00 pm.  Once they have gathered the results from the survey, NICC will then work with their trainers to get the course offerings scheduled.  They will aim to start in March of 2018.

Our goal is to assist in growing our local human capital and to provide high quality training that will meet our community's needs.  If you have any questions, please contact Megan at nheconomic12@gmail.com or 641-394-2437 or Holly O'Brien at obrienh@nicc.edu or 563-562-3263 ext 144.
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