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2040 Regional Comprehensive Plan Questionairre

ECWRPC is preparing its updated Year 2040 Regional Comprehensive Plan. A few minutes of your time can help us to identify a regional vision for land use and economic development. Please fill out the form below to give us your quick opinions now and keep posted on more opportunities to participate in the planning process.

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1. Regional Identity - Provide two or three words, or short statments, that characterize or describe the overall "identity" of the East Central Region.

2. Environmental Management - Identify at least two (2) generalized landscapes, natural areas or specific natural features within the region that you feel need relatively high levels of protection and/or improved management.

3. Regional Mobility - Describe at least two (2) important future “connections” that should be made in terms of transportation – whether it relates to highways, rail, transit, multi-modal paths, or recreational needs or opportunities.

3a. Do you know if your County’s comprehensive plan has any such linkages/connections identified?
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4a. A Livable Region - Provide two or three qualities or characteristics that you feel are important to ensure that a community’s downtown/main street is economically healthy, vibrant, and/or attractive.

4b. A Livable Region - Provide the names of one or two healthy, vibrant, and economically strong “neighborhoods” within the community you live in, or one that you’ve visited within the East Central Region.
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5. Economic Development - List out two or three local or regional economic development issues that will/may require increased collaboration amongst local units of government in the future.

Neighborhood Partners Network Opportunity

Neighborhood Partners Network: Building the Capacity of Neighbors to Connect, Lead and Take Action in their Neighborhoods. Join the growing network of people across our region working to make their neighborhoods the best places they can be.

Initiative 41 Lunch & Learn Series

Selling Products & Services to the Federal Government The Federal market is complex and demanding and does present significant barriers to entry. BUT companies that understand the process, regulations, market and requirements can make the Federal government a very good customer. The session will focus on: • Registering as a contractor • The impact ofContinue Reading

30 Day Review – Draft 2018 Fond du Lac TIP

The Transportation Improvement Program for the Fond du Lac Urbanized Area is a staged multi-year program of both capital and operating projects designed to implement the long-range element of the transportation plan and shorter-range transportation system management (TSM) element. The staged program covers a period of four years and includes projects recommended for implementation duringContinue Reading

Now Accepting Comments – Draft Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan

East Central is accepting comments on the draft 2017 ECWRPC Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan and Limited English Proficiency Program from August 25, 2017 to 3:00 pm September 29, 2017. Submit any comments to Nick Musson at or call (920) 751-4770. View the draft plan and maps on the Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan page.

Now Seeking Technical Assistance Project Requests!

The Commission is now seeking technical assistance project requests from its 8 member counties and their communities for consideration in our 2018 Work Program. Small-scale planning and GIS mapping projects are solicited and pre-selected during the prior year (i.e. fall of 2017 for 2018 projects) under the following program areas: General Planning (Comprehensive plan element updates,Continue Reading

Village of Little Chute Downtown Visioning Report now available!

In late 2016, the Village of Little Chute had requested assistance from ECWRPC to host and facilitate a public visioning workshop which focused on their existing downtown area along Main Street. The overall goal of the workshop was to seek resident and user input/feedback which will be used to create a new, more detailed “masterContinue Reading

2017 CEDS Economic Development Project Inventory

The Commission is beginning its 2017 community and economic development project list solicitation. The intent of the listing is to inventory all economic development-related projects in the region, and identify projects that may be eligible for EDA funding or other funding programs that could require assistance from ECWRPC staff to secure these funds. We areContinue Reading

Complete Streets Workshop

Online registration for this event has closed. Please contact Kim Biedermann at 920.751.4770 x 6833 for more information. The event will be held at the UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome and Conference Center (625 Pearl Ave, Oshkosh). Click here for directions to the facility.

2035 Rosendale SSA Public Hearing

ECWRPC will be hosting a public informational meeting and public hearing to review and receive public input on the draft Rosendale 2035 Sewer Service Area Plan. This plan update is being conducted as a formal element of the State of Wisconsin’s 208 Water Quality Management Plan and is required under Wisconsin Department of Natural ResourcesContinue Reading

Zoning Mini-Conference

Zoning: A New Playbook For Addressing Controversial Land Uses Registration closed but walk-ins are welcome. Friday April 28, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Shawano County Park Pavillion W5791 Lake Drive Shawano, WI

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