Regional Updates
News from around the Region
Stay up to date with our roundup of planning and development news from around the region.
Maps Explore Urban Development and Preservation of Farmland and Natural Resources
As part of our ongoing Regional Development Framework update, CARPC is preparing a map that reflects local and regional goals. To date, we've created map layers focusing on climate change resilience and farmland and natural resource preservation. These layers are now viewable in an online interactive map.
Water Quality
Regional Partnership Funds USGS Monitoring of Swan Creek
Thanks to contributions from the City of Fitchburg, the Town of Dunn, and the Lake Waubesa Conservation Association, along with a 25% cost share from USGS, funding has been secured for a USGS monitoring station on Swan Creek. CARPC played a key role in providing information to decision makers, and the Friends of Waubesa Wetlands were important advocates for the project.
Partner Activities
APA-WI Equity in Planning Survey
The APA-WI Equity & Diversity Committee is conducting a survey to learn how planning professionals are dealing with equity issues in the communities and organizations where they work. Results will help the Committee better understand how to help planners and policymakers advance equity in our communities.
Clean Energy Economic Development Grants
The Dane County Office of Energy & Climate Change is now accepting grant applications for initiatives that further the County's Climate Action Plan priorities. The Clean Energy Economic Development Grant Fund supports economic development that will protect our environment, create jobs, invest in cutting-edge technologies, and provide just and equitable access to clean energy.
Commission Activities
Adopted the agency's 2021 Work Program

Recommended a Sewer Service Area Amendment in the City of Middleton to DNR
Approved collaborating with MadREP on a Sector Strategy for Pandemic Recovery

Authorized a letter of support and financial contribution to WI Salt Wise
Next CARPC Meeting
January, 14 2021

(No December 2020 meeting)

Visit our Meeting Info page for the most up-to-date meeting information