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Now Hiring! Safe Routes to School Planner

ECWRPC 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 implementation across the region. Other planning experience (housing, land use, economic development, public health, 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 are being accepted until Friday, November 8, 2019 at noon (12:00 p.m.) CST

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

Melissa Kraemer Badtke
Safe Routes to School Coordinator/Principal Planner
East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission
400 Ahnaip Street, Suite 100
Menasha, WI 54952;

or submit one PDF file via email at; Subject Line: Planner Position.

ECWRPC offers a progressive work environment with excellent fringe benefits including a 37.5 hour work week, health insurance, a deferred compensation plan and membership in the Wisconsin State Retirement program. ECWRPC is an equal opportunity employer.

Mini Conference – Building Resiliency in Your Community

Friday October 25, 2019 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Bridgewood Resort Hotel & Conference Center Neenah, WI Communities are facing an ever-increasing number of strong weather events and the associated damage to public and private property and infrastructure can take a huge toll, both economically and socially. What is your community’s strategy to be moreContinue Reading

Strong Neighborhoods Lunch ‘N Learn Series

Strong Neighborhoods Lunch ‘N Learn Series OCTOBER 31, 2019  11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. NEIGHBORWORKS Green Bay 437 S. Jackson St, Green Bay, WI ASSET BASED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Asset Based Community Development is a large and growing movement that considers local assets as the primary building blocks of sustainable community development. Building on the skillsContinue Reading

Draft 2019 CEDS Annual Report Public Comments Requested

The East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) is pleased to announce that our Draft 2019 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Annual Report has been completed. The Draft 2019 CEDS Annual Report contains updated demographic and economic data as well as a performance report on regional economic development goals. The full draft document can beContinue Reading

Valley Transit – Transit Development Plan – Feedback Needed

Valley Transit is updating its transit development plan and would like to get your feedback on possible future bus route changes. Attend an open house and let us know your comments! We need your input, please check out our proposed recommendations at:

Report: Linking Health and Transportation: Voices of Oshkosh Walkers, Cyclists and Transit Users

The Fox Valley Thrives Transportation Team conducted a series of focus groups to understand user perceptions of the Oshkosh area’s transportation system. These focus groups allow for better understanding of the connections between transportation and health, identify what facilities enhance or impede a person’s ability to use walking, biking, and transit in the Fox Valley.

July 2019 Storm Estimates

Please complete the following information for businesses impacted by storms on July 19th and July 20th. This information will be used for estimates only. Note the following businesses are not eligible for this program: Payday loan and title companies Telemarketing other than inbound call centers Pawn shops Liquor stores Adult entertainment venues Home-based businesses Farms

Now Available – City of Clintonville Comprehensive Plan Update 2040

The purpose of the City of Clintonville’s comprehensive plan is to aid local officials in making land use decisions that are harmonious with the overall vision of the community’s future and will ensure the future sustainability of the local natural resource base. Developing a comprehensive plan is a proactive attempt to delineate the ground rulesContinue Reading

City of Kiel 2019 Parks and Rec Survey

Please fill out this short 10 minute survey to help make our parks better! The little city that does BIG things!  

City of Shawano 2019 Parks and Recreation Survey

This is a city-wide survey to get public input of current park facilities and to aid in the update of the City of Shawano’s Comprehensive Outdoor Park and Recreation Plan 2020-2024. Your answers will provide invaluable information on how park facilities are currently meeting the needs of residents and how we can make future improvements.Continue Reading

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