East Central Intergovernmental Association

Contact Information


Marla Quinn


(563) 556-4166




7600 Commerce Park
Dubuque, IA 52002
United States


The ECIA is a council of governments that was formed in 1974. It provides services in the following areas: transportation planning, housing, job training and technical assistance (grant writing, grant administration, economic development, planning, codification, preparation of financial reports and general information).

Primary Service

Public Planning/Grant Writing

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