Who We Are


The Aplington Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) is a non-profit, community-focused corporation 
that advances the economic growth and business climate of Aplington. The AEDC works to encourage and assist new and existing businesses. It also works to support population growth through improved housing and employment opportunities within the Aplington area.

The AEDC Board

President: Melody Nevenhoven
Vice-President: Jim Luebbers
Secretary: Kevin Schipper
Treasurer: Jerry Orr
Board Members:

Rick Whalen
Jim Luebbers
Randy Harken
Sharon Quail
Jon Thompson
Dennis Jungling

Lisa Melcher
Melody Nevenhoven
Kevin Schipper
John Kannegieter
Jerry Orr
Liz Pruisner

The AEDC strives to create a more positive environment in the community. To promote sound economic growth within the city of Aplington, the AEDC focuses on attracting newbusinesses or recruitment of industry to the area. The incentives available through T.I.F. (tax increment financing) are: tax rebates, low interest loans, no interest loans, forgivable loans and grants. State programs are also available such as CDBG, EDSA, CEBA, etc. To find out more about these programs, check out the Iowa Department of Economic Development website.

For further information, please contact:
Economic Development Director
409 10th Street
P.O. Box 308
Aplington, IA 50604
(319) 347-2425

Designed by: Casey Melcher

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