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Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission to meet by conference call May 4

AMES, Iowa – April 30, 2021 – The Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission (MRPC) will convene a conference call Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 10 a.m. to allow commissioners and the public to participate and avoid concerns related to the coronavirus, or COVID-19.

Interested parties may join the call by dialing (800) 509-6344 and passcode 5778996. The phone line will be active shortly before the meeting and discontinued immediately after the meeting ends.

Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission Agenda

10 a.m.

Call to order and roll call

Telephonic meeting statement, welcome and introductions

10:10 a.m.



-*Final approval of FY2021 annual budget

12:00 p.m.


* Action Items

Note: The Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission Inc., a 501(c)(4) tax-exempt fundraising organization, will participate in a conference call immediately following the meeting of the Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission.

For more information, contact Emily Whaley, Iowa DOT, by phone at 515-239-1629 or email [email protected].

Iowa DOT ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other nondiscrimination statutes. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Tonnette R. Harris, J.D., Civil Rights Bureau Director at 515-509-8814 or by email at [email protected].


The MRPC is a multistate organization that works collectively to preserve, promote, and enhance the scenic, historic, and recreational resources of the Mississippi River; to foster the economic growth of the corridor; and to develop the national, scenic, and historic parkway known as the Great River Road.

As part of the national MRPC, the Iowa MRPC focuses on the same mission objectives in relation to Iowa's portions of the National Scenic Byway, the Iowa Great River Road, and the Mississippi River Valley. The governor appoints members to the Iowa MRPC from each of the 10 counties that border the Mississippi River. These include Allamakee, Clayton, Dubuque, Jackson, Clinton, Scott, Muscatine, Louisa, Des Moines, and Lee counties. The Iowa MRPC also


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