City Development Board

Act on petitions for municipal boundary changes including annexation (addition of territory to a city), severance (deletion of territory from a city), consolidation (combining of two or more cities into one city), discontinuance (termination of a city), and incorporation (establishment of a new city). The Board's function is to act as an impartial third party that is responsible for placing an objective influence on the boundary change process.

Board Administrator

Name Contact Phone Email
Matt Rasmussen 515-725-3126

Board Profile

Board or Commission Name Department or Agency
City Development Board Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA)
Location of Board Meetings Normal Meeting Schedule Normal Meeting Time
200 E Grand Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Monthly 2nd Wednesday Varies
Total Board Members Governor Appointed Vacant Appointments Term Length
5 5 0 4 Years
Organizational Authority  

Board Members

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Member Name City County Position Term Begin Term End↓ Gender Party Status
James Halverson Cedar Rapids LINN From County > 50,000 05/01/2016 04/30/2020 Male None A
Dennis Plautz Fort Dodge WEBSTER From City < 45,000 05/01/2018 04/30/2022 Male None A
Chris McKee Gilmore City POCAHONTAS From County < 50,000 05/01/2018 04/30/2022 Female None A
MacKenzie OHair Osceola CLARKE Public Member 05/01/2019 04/30/2023 Female Rep A
Mari Bunney West Des Moines POLK From City > 45,000 05/01/2019 04/30/2023 Female Rep A

A = Active
V = Vacant