Holstein named "Community of the Year"

The City of Holstein was the recipient of the “Community of the Year” award at the Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) annual meeting of the council of officials and board of directors held May 11 at the Boulder Inn and Suites in Holstein.

Each year SIMPCO presents a community award to the community that successfully promotes and implements community and economic development activities. Holstein is this year’s community award recipient because of its effort to grow and expand business and housing, in addition to, improving the quality of life for its residents.

Holstein is currently working with SIMPCO to update their comprehensive plan. Through that process the community will create a vision and goals for Holstein, looking at economic development, housing, transportation, parks, community facilities and services.  The comprehensive plan update is in addition to the strategic planning the City of Holstein has been working on during the past year.

 

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