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DoD Releases Fiscal Year 2014 Defense Spending by State Report

 

The Defense Spending by State Fiscal Year 2014 report examines U.S. defense spending in FY 2014, at the state and local levels, for all 50 states and Washington, D.C.  This report highlights factors, such as the regional expenditures from military bases or private contractors, which can be used to evaluate each state’s potential exposure to projected declines in defense spending.

To view the report, please click here.

Menasha Lock Site Visioning Workshop Summary Report

In late 2015, the Fox River Navigation System Authority (FRNSA) had requested assistance from the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission to prepare and facilitate a public visioning workshop that focused on the potential re-use of a 2.4 acre piece of vacant property located adjacent to the Menasha Lock along the eastern shores of Little Lake Buttes Des Morts.Continue Reading

2016 Shawano County Comprehensive Plan Consistency Review Guide

This document outlines a process for Shawano County Planning & Development staff to utilize when comparing certain land use actions/decisions against the consistency provisions of the Wisconsin State Statutes governing Comprehensive Planning. View the document here.

“Working Together” Theme of 2040 Regional Comprehensive Plan Update

This spring, the Commission will be kicking off a formal process to update its 2008 Regional Comprehensive Plan. Comprehensive plans are developed for a 20-year planning horizon and must be updated no less than once every 10 years. Within the statutory provisions of Wisconsin State Statutes (SS) 66.0309, East Central’s main function and duty isContinue Reading

ECWRPC Applies for Implementation Funding from the DoD-OEA for I-41 Corridor Initiatives

ECWRPC has submitted a Phase II Implementation request to the Department of Defense – Office of Economic Adjustment (DoD-OEA) in hopes of obtaining additional funding to move forward on various I-41 Corridor initiatives related to economic development, specifically industry diversificaiton in attempt ot build a more resilient regional economy.  The two-year Phase II grant isContinue Reading

Approved 2015 CEDS Annual Performance Report

The East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission is pleased to announce the 2015 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Annual Performance Report has been completed for the East Central Wisconsin Economic Development District (EDD).  The Commission has served as the designated EDD for its ten county region since 1984, as authorized by the US Department ofContinue Reading

Community Input Needed for the College Avenue Corridor Study

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) along with local jurisdictions, Wisconsin Department of Transportation and other organizations are currently conducting a transportation corridor study on the County Highway CA/State Highway 125/College Avenue Corridor (as known as the College Avenue Corridor) from Appleton International Airport to State Highway 47/Memorial Drive, a 4.5 mile corridor. TheContinue Reading

East Central receives APA-WI Chapter Award

East Central receives APA-WI Chapter Award for Appleton (Fox Cities) TMA and Oshkosh MPO Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Planning process that developed a Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Network and Programs East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) received an Innovations in Planning Award from the American Planning Association (APA) WI Chapter on October 13th, 2015Continue Reading

Available Now – Draft 2016 Transportation Work Program

This document outlines the work efforts of the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission for the next year. The document also includes the transportation planning studies that will be undertaken in the East Central Region by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, local communities, or consultants to them. The Annual Work Program provides the basis forContinue Reading

Available now – Draft 2015 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Annual Performance Report

The East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) is pleased to announce that our Draft 2015 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Annual Performance Report has been completed. The Draft 2015 CEDS Annual Performance Report contains updated demographic and economic data as well as an updated regional project inventory list. The full draft document is foundContinue Reading

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