Useful Links for Businesses

Useful Links 2010 Census Data Iowa State University’s regional economics & community analysis program (RECAP) has prepare helpful 9 page PDF reports on every city and county in Iowa.  Completed in early 2011 with data released at that time, the reports cover population, race and housing. Washington County City of Ainsworth City of Brighton City…

Membership

Become a Member! Business Exposure Make business contacts. The chamber’s most fundamental mission is to generate more business activity for the community. The chamber initiates more business-to-business commerce and more opportunities for networking and connecting local professionals than is available through most other local organizations. The lists below layout services we offer: Listed in the…

Zoning Maps

The City of Washington is broken into several different zones. The zones are regulated by Chapter 165 of the Municipal Code of Ordinances and are listed as follows: “R-A” Residential Agricultural District “FG” Fairgrounds District “C-1” Conservation Districts “A-1” Agricultural Districts “R-1” One-family Residence District “R-S” Suburban Residence Districts “R-2” One- and Two-family Residence Districts…

Local Incentives

Employee Training Program Designed for New or Expanding Business The Iowa New Jobs Training Program (260E) is an incentive program for companies expanding or relocating to a new facility in the state of Iowa. Participation in the program allows employers to be reimbursed for a portion of training expense and wages for new jobs created…

Historic Preservation Commission

Historic Preservation Commission Current Commission Members Bryan Kendall Chair | bryanskendall@gmail.com Jamie Engeman-Evans Mary Patterson Evie Richardson Elaine Moore* Illa Earnest* *City Staff Representative (non-voting member) The Historic Preservation Commission, created in 2005, is responsible for promoting preservation education in the community, and has held one or more educational activities each year since 2006.  Those…