Webster County

About Us
The City of Fort Dodge offers 5-year 100% tax abatement on the first $75,000 on a new home or home improvements. $100 Voucher towards one night’s stay at a participating Webster County hotel/motel. $50 food voucher at a participating Webster County restaurant. The City of Fort Dodge offers $25 in “Rec Bucks” to be used for Rosedale Rapids Aquatic Center or Lakeside Municipal Golf Course. The Fort Dodge Community Recreation Center will offer a 5 day punch card; if chosen to join first month is free.
Company Information
Webster County
24 North 9th Street, Ste A
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Star Donor: 
HBI Community
Primary Contact Information
First Name: 
Kelly
Last Name: 
Halsted
Position: 
Economic Development Director
Phone: 
(515) 955-5500
Location and Industry Information
Locations by County: 
Webster
Locations by City: 
Fort Dodge Gowrie Callendar Manson Badger Vincent Lehigh Lohrville
GI Bill Apprenticeship Opportunities : 
No
Employment Information
Highlights: 
Dining/Lodging $100 Voucher towards one night’s stay at a participating Webster County hotel/motel. $50 food voucher at a participating Webster County restaurant. Education Resident tuition for all veterans and the immediate families at Iowa Central Community College Free book rentals if Veterans Affairs benefits do not cover that cost at Iowa Central Community College. Free admission to all Iowa Central Community College campus activities such as sporting events, musicals, plays, and fine art events for veterans and their families. One on one assistance with G.I. Bill paperwork with Veterans Affairs certifying official on Iowa Central Community College campus. Veterans recognized at Iowa Central Community College's graduation by wearing Red, White and Blue cord. Iowa Central Community College will work with veterans to make sure they have books/tools the first day of class even if their Veterans Affairs funds have not been sent to Iowa Central Community College. Iowa Central Community College Recreation Center discount even if not a current student. Welcome gift basket from Iowa Central Community College including but not limited to a punch card for 10 free meals in the cafeteria, Iowa Central apparel, draw string bag, lanyard and a thank-you note from Iowa Central for serving our country. Iowa Central Community College offers a Veteran’s Day program. Iowa Central Community College has scholarships available to help with tuition for those who don’t receive full payment from Veterans Affairs. One on one assistance with GI Bill paperwork with Veterans Affairs certifying official on Buena Vista University campus. Buena Vista University will work with veterans to make sure they have books the first day of class even if their Veterans Affairs funds have not been sent to Buena Vista University. Buena Vista University is a yellow ribbon school, a supplementary program and an extension of the benefits provided by the New GI bill. Welcome gift from Buena Vista University including a thank-you note from Buena Vista University for serving our country. Housing The City of Fort Dodge offers 5-year 100% tax abatement on the first $75,000 on a new home or home improvements. Miscellaneous The City of Fort Dodge offers $25 in “Rec Bucks” to be used for Rosedale Rapids Aquatic Center or Lakeside Municipal Golf Course. The Fort Dodge Community Recreation Center will offer a 5 day punch card; if chosen to join first month is free. Veterans will be provided a personalized guided tour of the community (by a Veteran when available) courtesy of the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance and receive a Welcome Bag. Free initiation fees and first year membership dues to veterans joining the Fort Dodge Noon Lions Club.