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I-41 Corridor Economic Development Strategy Documents

Thank you to the 100+ people who attended the Feb. 21st roll-out event for the I-41 Corridor Economic Development Strategy project. The final report is now available in .pdf form and links to document are provided on the News page of

2019-2021 County Aging Unit Plan Input

Your County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) or Health and Human Services Department is in the process of capturing views, concerns and issues facing County residents 60 years and older plus family caregivers in preparation of drafting the 2019-2021 County Plan on Aging for the County. The County Plan on Aging depicts how theContinue Reading

Second Stage Firm Growth Survey Report

Through the assistance of a Department of Defense-Office of Economic Adjustment  (DoD-OEA) grant, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UW Oshkosh) has developed a program to assist second stage companies: the Growth Management Academy (GMA).  A survey was conducted in August 2017 to second-stage companies within a five-county area (Brown, Calumet, Fond du Lac, Outagamie, andContinue Reading

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

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

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

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.

Village of Little Chute Downtown Visioning Report now available!

In late 2016, the Village of Little Chute had requested assistance from ECWRPC to host and facilitate a public visioning workshop which focused on their existing downtown area along Main Street. The overall goal of the workshop was to seek resident and user input/feedback which will be used to create a new, more detailed “masterContinue Reading

2017 CEDS Economic Development Project Inventory

The Commission is beginning its 2017 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. We areContinue Reading

Complete Streets Workshop

Online registration for this event has closed. Please contact Kim Biedermann at 920.751.4770 x 6833 for more information. The event will be held at the UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome and Conference Center (625 Pearl Ave, Oshkosh). Click here for directions to the facility.

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