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Iowa Flood Mitigation Board


The Flood Mitigation Board was created by the Iowa General Assembly and signed into law (Iowa Code, Chapter 418) by Governor Branstad in 2012. The board is charged with creating a flood mitigation program for Iowa. This program will allow certain governmental entities to submit flood mitigation projects to the Board for review and possible approval for funding. The funding will come from either sales tax increments or funds appropriated by the General Assembly.


The Board itself is composed of four members from the public, five members from state agencies, as well as four ex-officio members from the General Assembly.


Board Meetings (Schedule/Agendas/Minutes)



There are no scheduled meetings at this time.


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Board Meeting Minutes (Approved)*

*Minutes from the July 1, 2016, conference call will be approved at the next scheduled meeting.


Board Members






Chuck Gipp

Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources

(State Government)

Lorraine Glover


Ronald Herrig


Robert Hogg (D)

Iowa Senate

(Iowa General Assembly)

Carolann Jensen

Iowa Finance Authority

(State Government)

Dr. Amy Kaleita

(Vice Chair)


Courtney Kay-Decker

Iowa Dept. of Revenue

(State Government)

Bill Northey

Iowa Dept. of Agriculture & Land Stewardship

(State Government)

Adam Phillips

Treasurer of Iowa

(State Government)

Patti Ruff (D)

Iowa House

(Iowa General Assembly)

Mark Schouten



(State Government)

Tom Shipley (R)

Iowa Senate

(Iowa General Assembly)

David Sieck (R)

Iowa House

(Iowa General Assembly)

John Torbert




Application Documents (PDF)

    City of Burlington

Approved: $26,200,000


    City of Cedar Falls

Approved: $6,625,000


    City of Cedar Rapids

Approved: $269,411,016



    City of Coralville

Approved: $9,769,000


    City of Council Bluffs

Approved: $57,000,000


    City of Des Moines &     Metropolitan Wastewater     Reclamation Authority

Approved: $111,100,273



    City of Dubuque

Approved: $98,494,178



    City of Iowa City

Approved: $8,497,249



    City of Storm Lake

Approved: $4,083,060



    City of Waverly

Approved: $5,647,004



    City of Winterset



Please click the tab below for latest sales tax increment projections.





Questions? Comments? Please email them to John Benson.