Washington County Comprehensive Plan Update
Join Washington County at a Public Open House on January 23rd to review their Multi-Jurisdictional Comprehensive Plan Update: 2050. There will be a presentation and an opportunity for community members to provide feedback before the draft is reviewed by the County Board in April.
VISION 2050 Amendment Adopted
On December 5th, the Commission adopted an amendment to VISION 2050 incorporating land use changes and transportation improvements related to the Foxconn manufacturing campus in Mount Pleasant. VISION 2050 was adopted in July 2016, prior to any knowledge of the Foxconn development, and needed to be amended given the size and significance of the development.
Transportation Improvement Program: 2019-2022
The Commission recently completed the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for Southeastern Wisconsin. Updated every two years, the TIP is a Federally required listing of highway, public transit, bicycle, pedestrian, and other transportation improvement projects proposed to be carried out by State and local governments in the Region over the next four years (2019-2022), including all projects that will be funded with Federal highway and transit funding during this time period.
SEWRPC Announces New Executive Director
The Commission is pleased to announce Kevin Muhs as its next Executive Director and sincerely thanks Mike Hahn for his two years as Executive Director and 32 years of overall service to the Commission. The Commission wishes him the best in well-deserved retirement. The Commission is also pleased to announce Ben McKay as Kevin’s successor as Deputy Director. These changes will take effect on January 1st.
Also Available in this Newsletter:

Economic and Workforce Data Available from EMSI

$2.2 million Awarded to Improve Mobility for Seniors and People with Disabilities

Sediment and Streambank Assessment for the Oconomowoc River 

Public Involvement and Outreach Update

Update on the Environmental Justice Task Force

Tree Planting Grant Awards Announced