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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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staff@ecwrpc.org

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30-day Public Review – Fox Cities TIP Amendment

30-day Public Review until July 31 PROPOSED RESOLUTION NO. 19-20 AMENDING THE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE FOX CITIES TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT AREA – 2020

We’re Hiring! Principal Economic Development Planner

Principal Economic Development Planner East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) is looking for an energetic and dynamic professional for the principal economic development planner position. This position is responsible for the oversight of the Economic Development Administration (EDA) three year planning grant program, the annual update and implementation of the Comprehensive Economic Development StrategyContinue Reading

*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

COVID-19 Survey Results

We are excited to share that the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has released the results of their first business survey about the impacts of COVID-19. The survey will be sent to businesses every three weeks in an effort to gather in-time impacts of COVID-19 as well as to plot changes over time. The survey projectContinue Reading

Tracking COVID-19 in Wisconsin

ECWRPC has created a COVID-19 dashboard to view Department of Health Services data. Click here to view  – https://ecwrpc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/725e33180ffe4dcda2d7435c842fe902

Economic Impact Survey – Observation Period 1

In working with WEDC, UW Oshkosh Center for Customized Research & Services, the New North, and our organization, we ask you to take this survey by April 6 which will be used to measure the economic loss and to assist in future recovery efforts, as this COVID-19 pandemic plays out across Wisconsin. We thank UW-OshkoshContinue Reading

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