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Beth Richards


(515) 294-2869



2711 S Loop Drive, Ste 4700
Ames, IA 50010
United States


SUDAS stands for Statewide Urban Design and Specifications. SUDAS providing uniform design guidelines and construction specifications for Iowa’s urban public improvement projects. The program is partially funded by all of the cities in the State, which means the cities have a vested interest in the SUDAS program.

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The Iowa League of Cities has focused on the topic of local option sales and service tax (LOSST), the mechanics of how it works and the importance to the communities.

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This publication is designed to assist cities begin their annual budget process. Learn about revenues, expenditures, legislation and other budget issues.

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Property taxes play a significant role in municipal government as the primary funding source for city budgets. Check out a variety of special reports regarding this topic.

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