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Now Hiring – Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission is looking for an energetic and dynamic professional with at least one to three years of proven success in bicycle and pedestrian planning and policy development and/or Safe Routes to School programming to work on implementation of the Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator – Associate Planner will also provide technical assistance and support to local communities looking to start and/or implement their local bicycle and pedestrian plans. Other planning experience (housing, land use, economic development, health in planning, GIS, etc.) is considered a plus as this position will occasionally work on other planning projects or programs under the supervision and direction of various Commission staff.

Applications: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a resume, and two writing samples to:

Melissa Kraemer Badtke
Principal Planner
East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission
400 Ahnaip Street, Suite 100
Menasha, WI 54952;

or submit one PDF file via email at mbadtke@ecwrpc.org; Subject line: Associate Planner.

Receipt of applications will be acknowledged with an email reply. Applications are being accepted until Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Late applications will not be considered.

 

 

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

2016 Coordinated Mobility Management Feasibility Study for Waupaca and Surrounding Counties

Transportation systems within Wisconsin and throughout the country are fragmented and inefficient. The reason stems from the funding sources and their stipulations and restrictions. If we are not able to change the funding stipulations and restrictions, what can we do to improve the transportation system for the customers? We need to work with the existing transportation systems; we needContinue Reading

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.

2017 Section 5310 Application

The 2017 Application for Section 5310 is now available online through Blackcat® Grants Management System for Rural, Small Urban and the urbanized areas of Appleton, Green Bay, and Milwaukee. Please see the Section 5310 program page at fcompo.org for more information.

Register Now! 2016 MPO/RPC Conference – Challenges and Opportunities Transportation

August 24-26, 2016 Paper Valley Hotel Appleton, WI The 2016 MPO/RPC conference will be focused on challenges and opportunities presented to us through all modes of transportation. There will be presentations on federal and state activities and updates, transit, mobility management, public and private partnerships, Safe Routes to School, Freight planning and health in transportationContinue Reading

Everglade Swamp Neighborhood Visioning Workshop Summary Report

This report documents the input and data derived from a public visioning session held 3/30/2015 at the Greenville Town Hall. The interactive exercises focused on the future vision for development of lands between CTH JJ and the Everglade Swamp, east of STH 76. View the report here.

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 exposureContinue Reading

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.

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