The Commission has four open offices that it is willing
to sub-lease on a short or longer term basis to an organization
seeking good, quality office space that is close to downtown
amenities. The lease rate (includes utilities) is $9.00 a sq.ft.
for the year, plus a slight monthly cost for cleaning. Parking
spaces are $15.00 per month. The staff will work with any
organization on their internet and phone service needs, which will
be separate from the Commission's current operating system.
The Commission's 2014 meeting schedule is as follows:
Full Commission meetings are scheduled for March 14th, June 13th,
September 12th, and December 12th in Green Bay. The Executive
Committee will be be meeting on April 25th, July 25th, and October
31st at locations to be determined throughout the region. The
public is welcome to attend and offer input at these meetings. Mark
your calendars and plan to attend one of the Commission's upcoming
If your community or county is in need of planning,
GIS, or grant administration assistance, please contact our office.
We are willing to discuss your needs and identify the appropriate
financial and technical resources in which to address them.
We look forward working with each of you in 2014.
Go Phoenix and Badgers!
"Anyone I've spoken to at Bay-Lake is very easy to
talk to and understanding." - Town of Pembine Plan
"I love working with Bay-Lake ... they're always
listening to what I need." - Village of Cleveland
"The partnership with your agency was very helpful
and allowed for better communications and planning on this
project." - Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin
UWEX Land Use Planning and Zoning WisLine Series - Spring 2014
(January - May)
UW Extension Local Government Center Land Use Planning and
Zoning has identified its Spring 2014 WisLine
Teleconference Series. Topics include State Program Updates
including Farmland Preservation and Wind Energy; Local Land Use
Regulation and Mining; Annexation Basics; etc. Visit the
for more information about the WisLine Series and to sign up for
topics of interest.
Funding and Program Notifications
WEDC's Connect Communities program is
designed to promote a diverse array of district types as well as
provide a platform for gradual expansion of downtown revitalization
for communities not yet able to pursue Main Street designation due
to limited staffing or funding. For more information, contact Joe
Lawniczak at WEDC at (608) 210-6860.
Federal Funding Notification announcing EDA grant funds
available for Public Works and Economic Adjustment projects. One page summary and Grants.gov website for more
For additional funding notifications, take a look at our
Commission staff will continue to accept requests for
demographic and economic information using EMSI software. All
counties and local units of government, along with planning and
economic development partners, are eligible to receive this service
through the Commission. The data found on EMSI Analyst and the
reports generated using the information can be very valuable in
drafting grant applications, preparing site search proposals, as
well as evaluating local and regional economic conditions for
future projects and investments.
Please contact Brandon Robinson or Josh Schedler at (920)
448-2820 for questions/concerns or to submit an EMSI Analyst
Upcoming Conferences/Workshops/Public Meetings
Full Commission Meeting, Friday, March 14, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.
at the Harmony Cafe in Green Bay.
2014 Grants and Funding Workshop
sponsored by Representative Reid Ribble. March 20, 2014 at
the Bordini Center in Appleton.