Peosta receives grant to help create economic development organization

PEOSTA, Iowa — Peosta recently received a grant to help coordinate future planning and create an economic development organization.

The city received a $5,000 Power of Connection grant administered jointly by ITC Midwest and Iowa Rural Development Council, according to a press release.

It states that the grant program helps fund feasibility studies, strategic planning and non-construction/equipment elements of rural projects. The grant will enable the city to hire a consultant to facilitate the creation of an economic development organization.