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The Commission is beginning its 2014 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.
To submit new projects to be included in the 2014 CEDS, or those not previously included in the 2013 project list, please fill out the basic request form, and submit to Katherine Ahlquist at email@example.com. Please duplicate the form if you have more than one project to submit.
In addition, if you submitted projects during our 2013 inventory, review the 2013 Regional Project Inventory containing the project information you provided and please send any updates to Katherine Ahlquist at firstname.lastname@example.org. These projects will also be included in the 2014 report.
More information about the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy can be found on the CEDS page.
On June 12, 2014, the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission accepted a statewide award from the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-WI) for its previous work in the Village of Kimberly. The community-based visioning and planning efforts for the 98-acre former NewPage Mill site led to the development and adoption of the master redevelopment plan forContinue Reading
The Village of Hortonville Comprehensive Plan Update 2035 was approved by the Village Board on April 17, 2014. This plan updates an earlier comprehensive plan that was adopted by the Village in 2003. Similar to the earlier plan, this plan complies with the “Smart Growth” legislation (Wisconsin Statutes 66.1001). The comprehensive plan builds upon andContinue Reading
Community Development Block Grant – Emergency Assistance Program (CDBG-EAP) grants are still available to eligible applicants to assist with the costs of repair and/or rehabilitation of homes damaged as a result of the August 6-7, 2013 tornadoes and straight-line winds. Funding will be available to low-to-moderate income level (LMI) homeowners based on the County’s MedianContinue Reading
The original flyer for the mini-conference is still available here. PDF presentations: One speaker didn’t have a presentation but you can contact him: Oren Jakobson Riverview Gardens 920-268-8489 email@example.com riverviewgardens.org
Over the course of 2013, ECWRPC staff worked with the Village of Kimberly, as well as the property-owner’s consultant, to generate a master plan concept for the redevelopment of the former NewPage paper mill – a 98-acre site along the Fox River. This concept, named “The Cedars at Kimberly” to emphasize nature and celebrate theContinue Reading
After celebrating its 40th year of existence, the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission decided it was time to update its brand to be more reflective of the important work that we do. Utilizing the talents of A2Z Design (Appleton, WI), a new logo and unique brand signature was created which emphasizes our Mission and theContinue Reading
ECWRPC will spend the next year developing Long Range Transportation Plans that will determine the future direction of transportation in the region. We are currently seeking input from all members of our communities to help create plans that consider the diverse needs of all our residents. Your confidential responses to this survey are greatly appreciated.Continue Reading
Winnebago County has a well-established specialized transportation network in place that currently meets many of the county residents’ specialized transportation needs. This network is comprised of a large, diverse group of caring people including agencies, county/municipal governments, businesses, transportation providers, caretakers, medical organizations and volunteers. The county also has a robust fixed bus route systemContinue Reading
The bike/ped plan project is funded through a bicycle and pedestrian facilities planning (BPFP) grant awarded in 2011. The plan focus is to address regional connectivity of bicycle and pedestrian facilities throughout and between the Fox Cities and Oshkosh Urbanized Areas. This plan will not only identify existing and planned facilities, but identify gaps, barriers,Continue Reading