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Request for Proposals: SRTS Communications Outreach Strategy

East Central WI Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) is issuing this “Request for Proposals” (RFP) develop marketing materials to enhance the Regional Safe Routes to School Program. This document is to explain the requirements and procedures for the submission of formal proposals from consultants who are interested in continuing to work with staff on media relations, developing marketing materials for the Regional SRTS program and with local SRTS coalitions, and the development of three (3) educational campaigns related to the Safe Routes to School Program.

The Consultant selected to do this work will contract with, and be responsible to, the Principal Transportation Planner/Safe Routes to School Coordinator for the completion of the work described within the RFP. The deadline for the completion of this project will be December 31st, 2018.

This RFP will be publicly advertised and released in accordance with the applicable laws of the State of Wisconsin and shall include notification of the time and place when and where the RFP is due. The RFP may be obtained from primary contact:

RFP: East Central Regional Safe Routes to School Outreach Program 5
Melissa Kraemer Badtke, Safe Routes to School Coordinator
East Central WI Regional Planning Commission
Attn: Communications Outreach Strategy
400 Ahnaip Street, Suite 100
Menasha, WI 54952

Consultants interested in responding to this RFP should submit seven (7) hard copies (one unbound) of their proposal and one electronic copy (PDF format) via flash/jump/USB format no later than Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. CST. Submittals received after the deadline will not be considered.

Now Hiring – SRTS Planner

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission is looking for an energetic and dynamic professional to implement Safe Routes to School programming. The Safe Routes to School Planner will provide technical assistance and support to local communities looking to start and/or implement a local Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program, and produce resource guides and materials that support SRTS implementationContinue 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.

“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

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