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Approved 2017 CEDS Annual Performance Report

ECWRPC is pleased to announce the 2017 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Annual Performance Report has been completed for the East Central Wisconsin Economic Development District (EDD). The Commission has served as the designated EDD for its ten county region since 1984, as authorized by the US Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration.  Given this designation, East Central is charged with preparing and updating a CEDS for the District and its communities to remain eligible for EDA funding programs.

Unanimously adopted by the Commission on October 27, 2017, and submitted to the EDA, the 2017 CEDS Annual Performance Report analyzes the East Central WI Region’s current economic conditions and serves as a guide for establishing regional goals and objectives, developing and implementing a region plan of action, and identifying projects for consideration by the EDA.

The 2017 CEDS Annual Performance Report and Executive Summary are available on the website at and below:

To learn more about the CEDS process, determine whether your community is eligible for EDA funding, or request additional copies of the plan, please contact Sarah Van Buren at or (920)751-4770 x 6821.

Designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC), the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) designated governing body, works with all jurisdictions, operating agencies and the public to carry out cooperative, continuing and comprehensive transportation and land use planning. ECWRPC certifies that the planning requirements have been met, which includes a Unified Transportation Work Program, a Public ParticipationContinue Reading

“Working Together” Theme of 2040 Regional Comprehensive Plan Update

This spring, the Commission will be kicking off a formal process to update its 2008 Regional Comprehensive Plan. Comprehensive plans are developed for a 20-year planning horizon and must be updated no less than once every 10 years. Within the statutory provisions of Wisconsin State Statutes (SS) 66.0309, East Central’s main function and duty isContinue Reading

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