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City of Oshkosh gets $1.5 Million EDA Grant

Exciting news! U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing $1.5 million to improve access to the multimodal trans-load terminal in Oshkosh, Wisconsin’s city-owned Southwest Industrial Park. A grant written by the City and supported through East Central’s Economic Development Program was successfully awarded to expand the City’s road infrastructure which will allow for business growth which utilizes this facility. See https://www.ecwrpc.org/programs/economic-development-housing/  or https://www.eda.gov/ for more information on this program.

Now Available – Annual Report 2018-2019

The annual report illustrates the accomplishments and activities of the Commission during the past calendar year. It serves to document the Commission’s progress toward the achievement of regional goals related to land use, development and preservation. It also provides a regional context for local or county-level land use planning efforts and issues, and identifies productsContinue Reading

Now Seeking 2020 Technical Assistance Project Requests

ECWRPC is again seeking Technical Assistance project requests from its eight member counties and their communities for consideration in its 2020 Work Program. A wide variety of small-scale planning and GIS mapping assistance is available from the Commission under low-cost or no-cost arrangements depending on the project type. Please note that the Commission’s new cost-sharedContinue Reading

Fox Cities/Appleton Transportation Public Comment Session

Public Comment Session on Metropolitan Transportation System Planning in the Fox Cities/Appleton Metropolitan Planning Area All interested parties are invited to attend an open public meeting where you can provide comments directly to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regarding your views on the transportation planning process in the Fox Cities/AppletonContinue Reading

Strong Neighborhoods Lunch ‘N Learn Series

Strong Neighborhoods Lunch ‘N Learn Series May 2, 2019  11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. J.P. Coughlin Center 625 E. County Rd Y, Oshkosh, WI Neighborhoods and Social Connectedness “A socially connected community is a place where everyone feels like they belong. It’s a place where people know their neighbors and feel motivated to get involved,Continue Reading

Registration Closed! Autonomous Vehicle Mini-Conference

Come join us to explore the rapidly advancing technology that will ultimately change how transportation services are delivered in the future. Planning for the integration and use of connected and autonomous vehicles as well as related phenomena, such as electric and shared vehicles, will become increasingly important at all levels of government. What do youContinue Reading

Shawano County Parks Visitor Survey

This is a county-wide survey to get public input of current COUNTY park facilities and to aid in the update of Shawano County’s Comprehensive Outdoor 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. Thank youContinue Reading

2019 Neighborhood Partners Network Gatherings

Registration has closed. Saturday, February 9, 2019 – 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.            Coughlin Center, 625 E. County Road Y, Oshkosh Thursday, March 7, 2019 – 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.            Goodwill NCW Campus, 1800 Appleton Road, Menasha Thursday, April 4, 2019 – 5:30 p.m.Continue Reading

City of Menasha Park and Recreation Survey

Please tell us how we are doing, and how we can do better! Your answers will help in the 5 year Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Planning (CORP) effort! This survey reflects all parks and facilities within the City of Menasha. It will focus on future park development & preserving green space including the use of sustainabilityContinue Reading

Draft 2018 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) 5-Year Update

ECWRPC is pleased to announce that our Draft 2018 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) 5-Year Update has been completed. The Draft 2018 CEDS 5-Year Update contains updated demographic and economic data as well as updated regional economic development goals. Preparation of this plan ensures that the East Central Region maintains Economic Development District (EDD) statusContinue Reading

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