The annual Johnston Economic Development Forum took place on April 1, 2015 at the DuPont Pioneer Carver Center in Johnston. The event included comments from Mayor Paula Dierenfeld, and featured a presentation from guest speaker Major General Timothy Orr, The Adjutant General of the Iowa Army National Guard. General Orr provided a wealth of information about the positive economic impact of Camp Dodge on the Johnston community.

City of Johnston staff also provided updates on plans for infrastructure improvements in 2015 and a review of current housing and commercial development activities. City Administrator Jim Sanders, Community Development Director David Wilwerding, and Communications Specialist Emily Price teamed up to share a lot of positive news about our community.  The Development Forum concluded with a networking reception. Thanks to all who attended!

Did you miss the event?  We have you covered.  Download the presentation slide deck here! JEDCO Annual Forum Presentation (PDF)

Finally, thanks to DuPont Pioneer for hosting the event, and to Sodexo and WineStyles in Johnston for their hospitality. It was a great event!

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