River Heights Chamber of Commerce 2019-2020 South Metro Living Guide

South Metro Living // New and Expanding Businesses 10 River Heights Chamber of Commerce // www.riverheights.com with some of the most sophisticated business resources available, the advisors become the entrepreneur’s trusted advisor to help them make strategic business decisions based on their business and personal situations. Areas of Technical Assistance We assist entrepreneurs in the following areas, including but not limited to, accounting and record keeping, business acquisition, business start-up, all aspects of business plan development, cashflow financial, and business analysis, loan packaging, networking, operations, strategic planning, and commercial real estate analysis. Ultimately, we want to become your trusted business advisor. Access to Capital Open to Business advisors can also assist entrepreneurs to identify borrowing needs and accessing financing options. We work with our clients to help them find the financing that best meets their own unique needs. MCCD also provides direct financing and loans in partnership with banks and nonprofit lenders. Funds can be used for inventory, working capital, asset and equipment purchases, real estate acquisition and start-up costs. For more information, contact: Business Advisor 3137 Chicago Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55407 (952) 484-3107 lcrow@mccdmn.org Dakota County Workforce Center The Minnesota WorkForce Center - West St. Paul works in collaboration with key partners to make sure that area job seekers find employment and training and area businesses find the skilled workers they need. Here, you’ll find information about our partners, the services they provide and the council that sets our priorities for workforce development. Partners and Services The Minnesota WorkForce Center - West St. Paul is a partnership that brings together state, county, and non-profit agencies in one location to provide comprehensive job seeker and business services West St. Paul Workforce Center 1 Mendota Road West, #170 West St. Paul, MN 55118-4764 (651) 554-5995 Inver Grove Heights Top Employers Flint Hills Resources CHS Inver Grove Heights Community Schools City of Inver Grove Heights (including seasonal and part-time) Gertens Greenhouses and Garden Center Evergreen Industries Inver Hills Community College Travel Tags Source: Greater MSP Inver Grove Heights City Services Community Development: (651) 450-2545 The community development department works to provide Inver Grove Heights with a high-quality living environment and a diverse economic and social base. Point of contact for information on resources available for new housing developments, business expansions and redevelopment opportunities. Planning & Zoning: (651) 450-2545 Reviews zoning and site design Helps navigate land use application and environmental review process Assists to ensure development plans are complete, concise and concurrent with city codes and policy. 
 Building Inspections: (651) 450-2548
 The building inspections division is responsible for plan reviews and inspection of all building and remodeling projects to ensure that they comply with state building, plumbing and mechanical codes. Fire Permits & Inspections: (651) 450-2547 The Inver Grove Heights Fire Marshall reviews plans, inspects and tests fire protection systems, fire alarm systems, storage tanks and dispensing systems. Inver Grove Brewing Coming September 2019, Photo by: Studio Grey Designs