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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?

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.

East Central Wisconsin Trail Wayfinding Guidebook

To help community members and visitors better navigate the bicycle and pedestrian network in the region, ECWRPC contracted with Alta Planning + Design to create a regional wayfinding standards document. Through input from community partners and stakeholders, sign designs and guidelines were created that can be used by any community through the network to helpContinue Reading

Clintonville Public Visioning Open House – December 6, 2017

Clintonville is seeking input from residents, businesses, visitors and others on how it will look in the future in terms of housing, business development, downtown revitalization, and transportation. Input is being sought as part of the City’s Comprehensive Plan Update and Downtown Master Plan. Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. atContinue Reading

Initiative 41 Lunch & Learn Series

THE ROLE OF ADDIVTIVE MANUFACTURING IN THE AEROSPACE SECTOR In this session we will focus on: • Best practices for success for additive manufacturing • Advanced technology and materials used in today’s latest designs for additive manufacturing • What industry leaders are doing to implement and embrace the latest technology advancements February 16, 2018 –Continue Reading

Approved 2017 CEDS Annual Performance Report

ECWRPC is pleased to announce the 2017 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 of Commerce, Economic Development Administration.  Given thisContinue Reading

Park & Ride Commuter Survey – We’d Like to Hear from You!

Public transit agencies from Fond du Lac to Green Bay are considering working together to add commuter express bus service. This service would be centered along the Interstate 41 corridor, a vital economic engine for the region. Commuter service would provide another way to get to and from work/classes reliably and connect with existing busContinue Reading

Now Available – 2017 Village of Sherwood Senior Housing Market Study

In conjunction with the Village of Sherwood’s comprehensive plan update project, additional assistance was requested of the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission by the Community Development Authority (CDA) to take a more detailed examination of the senior housing market and issues associated with accommodating this growing sector of the population. Both quantitative and qualitativeContinue Reading

30 Day Review – Draft 2018 Fox Cities TMA TIP and Oshkosh MPO TIP

The Transportation Improvement Programs for the Fox Cities (Appleton)Transportation Management Area and Oshkosh Urbanized Area are a staged multi-year program of both capital and operating projects designed to implement the long-range element of the transportation plan and shorter-range transportation system management (TSM) element. The staged program covers a period of four years and includes projectsContinue Reading

Neighborhood Partners Network Opportunity

Neighborhood Partners Network: Building the Capacity of Neighbors to Connect, Lead and Take Action in their Neighborhoods. Join the growing network of people across our region working to make their neighborhoods the best places they can be.

30 Day Review – Draft 2018 Fond du Lac TIP

The Transportation Improvement Program for the Fond du Lac Urbanized Area is a staged multi-year program of both capital and operating projects designed to implement the long-range element of the transportation plan and shorter-range transportation system management (TSM) element. The staged program covers a period of four years and includes projects recommended for implementation duringContinue Reading

Now Accepting Comments – Draft Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan

East Central is accepting comments on the draft 2017 ECWRPC Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan and Limited English Proficiency Program from August 25, 2017 to 3:00 pm September 29, 2017. Submit any comments to Nick Musson at or call (920) 751-4770. View the draft plan and maps on the Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan page.

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