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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.

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

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

Neighborhood Partners Network Opportunity

Neighborhood Partners Network: Building the Capacity of Neighbors to Connect, Lead and Take Action in their Neighborhoods. Join the growing network of people across our region working to make their neighborhoods the best places they can be.

Now Available – 2017 Transportation Work Program

This document outlines the work efforts of the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission for the next year. The document also includes the transportation planning studies that will be undertaken in the East Central Region by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, local communities, or consultants to them. The Annual Work Program provides the basis forContinue Reading

Forest Junction 2035 SSA Plan Public Informational Meeting

ECWRPC will be hosting a public informational meeting and public hearing to review and receive public input on the draft Forest Junction 2035 Sewer Service Area Plan. This plan update is being conducted as a formal element of the State of Wisconsin’s 208 Water Quality Management Plan and is required under Wisconsin Department of NaturalContinue Reading

2040 Regional Comprehensive Plan Questionairre

ECWRPC is preparing its updated Year 2040 Regional Comprehensive Plan. A few minutes of your time can help us to identify a regional vision for land use and economic development. Please fill out the form below to give us your quick opinions now and keep posted on more opportunities to participate in the planning process.

2017 Section 5310 Application

The 2017 Application for Section 5310 is now available online through Blackcat® Grants Management System for Rural, Small Urban and the urbanized areas of Appleton, Green Bay, and Milwaukee. Please see the Section 5310 program page at fcompo.org for more information.

DoD Releases Fiscal Year 2014 Defense Spending by State Report

  The Defense Spending by State Fiscal Year 2014 report examines U.S. defense spending in FY 2014, at the state and local levels, for all 50 states and Washington, D.C.  This report highlights factors, such as the regional expenditures from military bases or private contractors, which can be used to evaluate each state’s potential exposureContinue Reading

ECWRPC Applies for Implementation Funding from the DoD-OEA for I-41 Corridor Initiatives

ECWRPC has submitted a Phase II Implementation request to the Department of Defense – Office of Economic Adjustment (DoD-OEA) in hopes of obtaining additional funding to move forward on various I-41 Corridor initiatives related to economic development, specifically industry diversificaiton in attempt ot build a more resilient regional economy.  The two-year Phase II grant isContinue Reading

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