The Recorder collects real estate transfer tax for the Department of Revenue, of which a portion stays in the county. The County Recorder issues hunting and fishing licenses, other special licenses and stamps, registers and title boats, snowmobiles and ATV’s. The recorder also conducts federal and state tax lien searches, and collects use tax for the Department of Revenue.
El SBDC Iowa de Estados Unidos brinda asesoramiento comercial gratuito y personalizado y capacitación a bajo costo para empresarios y negocios existentes, además de acceso a otra información y expertos.
The City of Clive is a municipal government that is able to provide assistance in various ways to small businesses and entrepreneurs. The services include assistance with identifying financial assistance opportunities through the City itself, regional programs and State of Iowa financial assistance initiatives.
The City of Norwalk offers a distinct identity— a family-friendly and economically strong community with a business friendly atmosphere conveniently located in the southern part of the metro. Norwalk shares borders with neighboring cities of Des Moines, West Des Moines and Cumming and serves as the closest suburban community to the Des Moines International Airport.
The Recorder's office maintains all official real estate documents and provides retrieval and reproduction of these records for the public and businesses. We issue marriage licenses, register births, deaths and marriages. The Recorder's office also issues boat, snowmobile and ATV registrations titles and liens.
The mission of the Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce is to serve our community by supporting and enhancing the unique quality of life and commerce that defines the Des Moines West Side. If you are doing business on the Des Moines West Side, we are committed to your success.
The Heartland Regional Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) serves as the Region 6 liaison and advocate for small businesses in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. As an advocate for small business owners, it is the mission of the OSDBU to promote increased access to GSA's nationwide procurement opportunities.
Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral provides resources, education and advocacy to support quality child care. CCR&R is committed to ensure that Iowa's vision is met - Every child, beginning at birth, will be healthy and successful.
The International Trade Office assists Iowa companies in developing or expanding international markets for their products and/or services. Offering technical assistance in the mechanics of exporting, market access, transportation, financial modes of payments, documentation, etc.
The Iowa Waste Reduction Center assists Iowa small businesses (fewer than 200 employees) in complying with environmental regulations through free and confidential environmental consultation. The center also conducts research, provides training, and develops technologies for more efficient and environmentally-friendly production painting processes.
Iowa Workforce Development contributes to the economic security of Iowa’s workers, businesses and communities through a comprehensive statewide system of employment services, education and regulation of health, safety and employment laws.
The Recorder's office is the home to many public records. Included are land transactions and property ownership, registration and titling for recreational vehicles such as boats, snowmobiles, and ATVs. We issue marriage licenses and house the county’s birth, death, and marriage records. We provide certified copies of those records. You can also perform online real estate document searches.
The Recorder’s Office maintains official documents for homes, families, and businesses. Certified copies of all records are available to the public. The office also serves as a passport acceptance agency.
The North Iowa Corridor is a regional economic development organization serving Mason City, Clear Lake and the greater Cerro Gordo County area. In addition to new business attraction and existing business retention and attraction, the Corridor provides specialty services for small businesses including location assistance, access to capital and resources, and networking. Drawing on partners including the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at North Iowa Community College, the Iowa Economic Development Authority, Iowa Innovation Corporation and funding sources including the Corridor Small Business Revolving Loan Fund and North Iowa Venture Fund, the Corridor is positioned to assist in small business success in North Iowa.
The mission of the Polk County Recorder's Office is to preserve and provide for the public a true and reliable, readily accessible, permanent account of real property and other official records and vital human events, both historic and current, and to do so with commitment, courtesy, and excellence.
Ignite Quad Cities provides you with the path and support you need to be a successful entrepreneur. Join our Entrepreneurial Meetup groups, go through our QC Venture School cohort, take advantage of free business counseling, or get connected to the resources and assets in our region that can help you launch and grow your business. Ignite Quad Cities is an initiative of the Quad Cities Chamber. www.QuadCitiesChamber.com
Region XII Council of Governments was organized in 1973 to assist local governments in Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, and Sac Counties in western Iowa. The COG also assists associate members Adel, De Soto, Perry, and Redfield in Dallas County and Ogden in Dallas County.
This office serves as a repository for many public records, including land transactions which document title to property. We work with the Iowa Department of Public Health to provide certified copies of births that occurred in Story County, marriage certificates for license applications submitted in Story County, and death certificates from anywhere in Iowa.
The Laboratory seeks solutions to energy-related problems. As part of our mission, we may provide unique capabilities and expertise to non-DOE entities, including industry under fully executed research agreements.
Waverly Economic Development is a public economic development organization that strives to develop and sustain a diverse and vital local and regional economy by supporting activities that lead to business retention, job creation and capital investment in Waverly and the surrounding area. Our staff is knowledgeable and experienced in all areas of economic development and welcomes the opportunity to assist you with your specific needs.