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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.

Initiative 41 Lunch & Learn Series

HISTORY, EVOLUTION AND FUTURE OF ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING In this session we will focus on: • A crash course on the history of 3D printing • The 7 families of additive manufacturing/3D printing • Emerging uses in the field of aerospace • The future of additive, key new players and equipment December 11, 2018 – 11:45Continue Reading

Initiative 41 – Smart Cities Workshop

Smart Communities, Smart Corridors, Smart Region: Building a Resilient Economy Using Advanced Technologies November 15, 2018 8-11AM Bridgewood Resort Hotel and Conference Center 1000 Cameron Way, Neenah, WI 54956 Join us for a past-paced morning of updates on the Initiative 41 program and hear from leading experts on the concept of “Smart Cities” and how itContinue Reading

Mini-Conference: It All Flows Downhill – Registration Required

IT ALL FLOWS DOWNHILL Practical Ways Your Community Can Improve Water Quality Within The Lake Michigan Basin Friday October 26, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 900 Anderson Drive Ashwaubenon, WI Thank you for attending – presentations are now available – http://www.ecwrpc.org/mini-conference-presentations/.

Draft 2018 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) 5-Year Update

ECWRPC is pleased to announce that our Draft 2018 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) 5-Year Update has been completed. The Draft 2018 CEDS 5-Year Update contains updated demographic and economic data as well as updated regional economic development goals. Preparation of this plan ensures that the East Central Region maintains Economic Development District (EDD) statusContinue Reading

Public Information Meetings – Winnebago County Parks

5-year Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (CORP), 2019-2023 Beginning in May 2018, Winnebago County kicked off an 8-9 month planning process to complete the update to the CORP. This process will include a comprehensive examination of the park and recreation facilities while identifying recommendations for improving the system and its services over the next five yearsContinue Reading

Now Available – Annual Report 2017 – 2018

The annual report illustrates the accomplishments and activities of the Commission during the past calendar year. It serves to document the Commission’s progress toward the achievement of regional goals related to land use, development and preservation. It also provides a regional context for local or county-level land use planning efforts and issues, and identifies productsContinue Reading

2018 CEDS Assessment Survey

ECWRPC is beginning the update process for the region’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). Input from this survey will assist in creating an economic development roadmap for our region. The CEDS is a five-year planning document required by the US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) to continue as an Economic Development District (EDD).Continue Reading

Now Available – Town of Greenville Land Stewardship & AEA Committee 3-Year (2018-2020) Strategic Plan

The Town of Greenville’s Land Stewardship / AEA Committee was created in 2011 to further address the Town of Greenville’s Comprehensive Plan recommendations pertaining to the conservation and protection of the Town’s vast natural and agricultural resources. The report updates the 2011 Town of Greenville Land Stewardship Strategy that outlined the aspirations of the CommitteeContinue Reading

I-41 Corridor Economic Development Strategy Documents

Thank you to the 100+ people who attended the Feb. 21st roll-out event for the I-41 Corridor Economic Development Strategy project. The final report is now available in .pdf form and links to document are provided on the News page of Initiative41.org.

2019-2021 County Aging Unit Plan Input

Your County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) or Health and Human Services Department is in the process of capturing views, concerns and issues facing County residents 60 years and older plus family caregivers in preparation of drafting the 2019-2021 County Plan on Aging for the County. The County Plan on Aging depicts how theContinue Reading

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