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We need your input – Long Range Transportation Planning Poll

ECWRPC is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) agency responsible for the development of the Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for the Appleton (Fox Cities), Fond du Lac and Oshkosh Urbanized Areas. As part of this planning process, ECWRPC is actively seeking public input to include in these LRTPs. Please sign up to join ECWRPC’s social media engagement site provided by Mindmixer. This site is another way ECWRPC can learn about what is important to the public and document these ideas and concerns.

Through this site, you will be able to:

  • Receive meaningful ideas and conversations on transportation related issues from the public
  • Engage with ECWRPC planning staff, other local officials and the general public to increase dialogue that is efficient and targeted

Click on the following link to access the website: http://ecwrpc.mindmixer.com/ and sign up to start the conversation and participate in polls/surveys and other relevant topics. Feel free to share this web link with others who may be interested in shaping the future development of their communities. If you have any questions/comments, please contact Kolin Erickson at ECWRPC.

Draft 2035 Eden and 2035 Oakfield Sewer Service Area Plans are now available for review

This plan updates and supersedes the 2000 Eden Sewer Service Area Plan which is an element of the State of the Upper Fox River Basin Plan, (2001). It provides population and land use projections and delineates future growth areas for the Eden Sewer Service Area. Also identified are environmentally sensitive areas which should not beContinue Reading

Strengthening Communities Mini-Conference Registration

Registration has closed. If you are interested in attending, please contact Erin Bonnin at 920-751-4770 or ebonnin@ecwrpc.org. This event is targeted at elected officials, municipal staff and non-profit organizations who desire to learn more about the critical role that ‘neighborhoods’ play within our communities. Learn about current neighborhood planning and revitalization efforts from within theContinue Reading

ORDIDI Partner Update Registration

ORDIDI Training Sessions: Partner Update Tuesday, January 13th, 2015, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Oshkosh Convention Center (2 N Main St, Oshkosh, WI 54901) This Partner Update is the first of two ORDIDI Training Sessions and will take place on January 13th, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Oshkosh Convention Center (2Continue Reading

“Let’s Be Pioneers!” City of Oshkosh Riverfront Visioning Workshops Summary Report

This report documents the input and data derived from a series of public workshops held during the summer of 2014 in the City of Oshkosh. The interactive exercises focused on the future vision for the riverfront development/re-development within the City. 2014 Oshkosh Riverfront Visioning Summary Report

Oshkosh Region Defense Industry Diversification Initiative

Oshkosh Region Defense Industry Diversification Initiative

The Oshkosh Region Defense Industry Diversification Initiative’s (ORIDDI) overall approach is to focus on the dislocated worker and supply chain affected by OC layoffs. The objectives of this initiative are three-fold: 1. To align regional economic and workforce development strategies so they are responsive to Oshkosh’s reduced manufacturing output, consider defense diversification strategies, and buildContinue Reading

What bicycle and pedestrian facilities improvements would be helpful to you?

ECWRPC is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) agency responsible for the development of the Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for the Appleton (Fox Cities), Fond du Lac and Oshkosh Urbanized Areas. As part of this planning process, ECWRPC is actively seeking public input to include in these LRTPs. Please sign up to join ECWRPC’s socialContinue Reading

ECWRPC now seeking 2015 Technical Assistance Project Requests

The Commission is now seeking member community/county technical assistance project requests for inclusion in our 2015 Work Program. Small-scale planning and GIS mapping projects are solicited and pre-selected during the prior year (i.e. late fall of 2014 for 2015 projects) under the following program areas: 1. General Planning (Comprehensive planning, plan implementation, etc.) 2. Economic Development (Grant assistance,Continue Reading

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

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