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We’re Hiring! Controller

ECWRPC is looking for a Controller, who will also serve on the internal leadership team. The position reports to the Executive Director and also takes direction from the Steering Committee. The Controller is responsible for all accounting functions including financial reporting and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and federal/state regulations, financial analysis
including budget preparation and monitoring, contract and federal/state grant administration, payroll, cash management, audit schedules and report preparation, and human resources/benefit administration.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Pam Scheibe-Johnson
East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission
400 Ahnaip Street, Suite 100
Menasha, WI 54952;

or submit one PDF file via email to; Subject Line: Controller Position.

Receipt of applications will be acknowledged with an email reply. Application Deadline: Open until filled with the first review of applications on Thursday, January 21, 2021.

2021 ECWRPC Technical Assistance

The East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission has opened the Technical Assistance project requests for the consideration in the 2021 Work Program.  For 2021, the technical assistance projects will focus on economic development, open space and recreation plans, and transportation projects for counties and communities within the eight-member counties. Once the application is received, EastContinue Reading

ECWRPC Office Temporarily Closed to Public due to COVID-19

Out of concern for the health and safety of our staff and partner organizations, East Central’s office will be temporarily closed to the public until further notice to do our part in helping to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Our staff will be working virtually and will return your calls and emails as soon asContinue Reading

Winnebago County Grundman/Osh-O-Nee Boat Landing Improvements Survey

The Winnebago County Parks Department is presently involved in putting together a master plan for Grundman Boat Landing. In order to gain an accurate measure of both the assets and shortcomings of the property, the Parks Department is presenting the general public with an opportunity to provide an overall assessment of the facility. Using aContinue Reading

2020 Fox Cities Trail Summit Report

This is the Fox Cities Trail Summit Report, suggested by 65 people who attended the Fox Cities Trail Summit February 25, 2020, at Bubolz Nature Preserve. They were mostly municipal professionals in parks and recreation, community development and planning from the towns, villages, cities and counties that make up the Fox Cities. They were joinedContinue Reading

Commuter Service Feasibility Study Report

The final report for the Commuter Service Feasibility Study is now available.

ECWRPC Transportation Hub now live!

This is the platform for exploring and downloading GIS data, discovering and building apps, and engaging others to solve important issues. You can analyze and combine datasets using maps, as well as develop new web and mobile applications. Let’s achieve our goals together.    

*U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Availability of $1.5 Billion in CARES Act Funds to Aid Communities Impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic*

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is now accepting applications from eligible grantees for  Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) supplemental funds (EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance) intended to help communities prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus. “President Trump is working tirelesslyContinue Reading

New North announces release of Strength and Determination video

NEW NORTH, April 29, 2020 – New North Inc. today announced the release of a Strength and Determination video – “Together, The Region Is Getting Through Challenging Times” – to highlight the ways that people and organizations throughout the 18 counties of Northeast Wisconsin are meeting the obstacles brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. TheContinue Reading

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