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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.

Approved 2016 CEDS Annual Performance Report

The East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission is pleased to announce the 2016 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

Now Available – 2017 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

Forest Junction 2035 SSA Plan Public Informational Meeting

ECWRPC will be hosting a public informational meeting and public hearing to review and receive public input on the draft Forest Junction 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 NaturalContinue Reading

Register Now – October 28th MiniConference

Working in the Gap: Exploring the White Space between Stronger Neighborhoods and Local Institutions Friday, October 28, 2016 9 a.m. til Noon Bridgewood Conference Center, Neenah, Wisconsin Are you a “gapper”? Are you, or do you work for, a public or private institution that associates with or supports neighborhoods? A lot has been done toContinue Reading

Now Available – Draft 2016 CEDS Annual Performance Report

ECWRPC is pleased to announce that our Draft 2016 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Annual Performance Report has been completed. The Draft 2016 CEDS Annual Performance Report contains updated demographic and economic data as well as an updated regional project inventory list.  The full draft document can be reviewed here. Preparation of this plan ensuresContinue Reading

Transportation Health Tool (THT) Workshop

Oshkosh Convention Center – Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Workshop Purpose Provide a shared framework for developing transportation and health measures, goals, and strategies. Use the Transportation and Health Tool developed by the Federal Highway Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and American Public Health Association to discuss and identify opportunities for transportation andContinue Reading

2017 Technical Assistance Project Requests

The Commission is now seeking member community/county technical assistance project requests for inclusion in our 2017 Work Program. Small-scale planning and GIS mapping projects are solicited and pre-selected during the prior year (i.e. fall of 2016 for 2017 projects) under the following program areas: General Planning (Comprehensive planning, plan implementation, etc.) Economic Development (Grant assistance, fundingContinue Reading

City of Brillion Downtown Visioning Summary

In late 2015, the City of Brillion had requested assistance from the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission to host and faciilatate a public visioning workshop which focused on their existing downtown area along Main Street. The City of Brillion is located approximately 20 miles from the Fox Cities along USH 10 and, like manyContinue Reading

2016 CEDS Economic Development Project Inventory

The Commission is beginning its 2016 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

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