CDBG Moving Forward

The Business Improvement Committee hosted a Business After Hours on Monday, Oct. 5 for all those interested in learning more about the Community Development Block Grant.  Ed Basch of the Iowa Economic Development Authority presented updated information about this grant and answered questions of the 60 people in attendance. The Block Grant Committee interviewed 5 […]

Jefferson- Make Over Crew

A group of volunteers are making a huge impact!  Members of the Design Committee are taking a hands-on approach with a bucket of paint, ladders and lifts.  Deb Kucerak was awarded a Paint Iowa Beautiful grant for paint to improve facades in downtown Jefferson.  A recommendation of black paint to help simulate windows on Angie’s […]

Design Assistance from Main Street Iowa

A number of Main Street building owners took advantage of a free program offered through Main Street Iowa.  Tim Reinders is a Design Consultant with years of experience through the Main Street program.  When a request is sent in with a current picture and a historical picture of the property, Tim visits the owner to […]

Image Assessment for Jefferson

Jefferson Matters: Main Street and the Greene County Chamber of Commerce were involved in an Image Assessment conducted through Main Street Iowa.  A pre-assessment was completed by the committee and sent to Justin Hill, marketing consultant from Bloomfield, Iowa.  Justin spent a day viewing the community and compiling all print and online collateral.  He met […]