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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 as possible. Please watch our website and Facebook page for updates. Please stay safe and healthy and thank you for your understanding!

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We want your input! ECWRPC Comprehensive Plan 2045 Survey

We want to hear from you! What makes our region special? Your answers will assist the Commission in updating its Regional Comprehensive Plan. Please take a few minutes to complete the 2045 Comprehensive Plan survey –  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ECWRPC2045 More information about the plan can be found here – https://www.ecwrpc.org/programs/comprehensive-planning/2045-regional-comprehensive-plan/  

Now Accepting Main Street Bounceback Grant Applications

The Main Street Bounceback Grants program provides $10,000 to new or existing businesses and non-profit organizations moving into vacant properties in Wisconsin’s downtowns and commercial corridors. Funds can be used to pay leases or mortgages, operational expenses and other business costs related to the newly opened location. The program is open to new or existingContinue Reading

Now Accepting Section 5310 Grant Applications

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) and Valley Transit is now accepting applications for Section 5310 Elderly and Persons with Disabilities Transportation Assistance Program for the Appleton Urbanized Area. The goal of the 5310 Program and the Appleton Transportation Management Area (TMA) is to enhance mobility for seniors and persons with disabilities through financialContinue Reading

RFP- Feasibility Study and Master Plan for Multimodal Connection to High Cliff State Park

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission is seeking proposals from qualified firms to conduct a feasibility study and create a master plan for a multimodal connection from the Fox Cities to High Cliff State Park. The purpose of this project is to conduct a feasibility study and create a master plan for a multimodal connection from theContinue Reading

ECWRPC is seeking your input on enhancing transportation in the Fox Cities and Oshkosh

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) is seeking feedback for two of its plans: the Congestion Management Process Plan and the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. A Congestion Management Process Plan (CMP) addresses strategies to improve safety and reduce traffic congestion on area roadways in urbanized areas of more than 200,000 people. Last updated inContinue Reading

RFP – Economic Impact Study of Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities

East Central WI Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) is issuing this “Request for Proposals” (RFP) to conduct an economic impact study of bicycle and pedestrian facilities within the Appleton (Fox Cities) TMA and Oshkosh MPO. The Consultant selected to do this work will coordinate, work with and work under the direction of the Regional Bicycle andContinue Reading

Request for Qualifications for Professional Services (RFQ) – Small Business and Community Technical Assistance Program

The East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (East Central or Commission) seeks statements of qualification for professional services from qualified consultants to develop a technical assistance program to assist small businesses and/or communities with recovery from the economic impacts of COVID-19. The technical assistance program’s funding source is the Economic Development Agency’s (EDA) Coronavirus Aid,Continue 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

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