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We’re hiring!

East Central has two job openings available: a Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator/Associate Planner and a Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Assistant/Planner. The descriptions for these positions can be found on the Employment Opportunities page. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

2014 CEDS Project Submissions

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 submitContinue Reading

ECWRPC Receives Statewide Recognition

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

Village of Hortonville Comprehensive Plan Update 2035

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

Outagamie County Community Development Block Grant – Emergency Assistance Program

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

Food Systems Mini-Conference Presentations Available

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 ojkaboson@riverviewgardens.org riverviewgardens.org

“The Cedars at Kimberly” Master Plan

“The Cedars at Kimberly” Master Plan

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

New ECWRPC Brand and Website

New ECWRPC Brand and Website

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

Long Range Transportation/Land Use Plan 2015

Long Range Transportation/Land Use Plan 2015

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 Specialized Transportation Study

Winnebago County Specialized Transportation Study

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

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