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 meetings.

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 Brewers and Badgers!

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"Anyone I've spoken to at Bay-Lake is very easy to talk to and understanding." - Town of Pembine Plan Commission

"The partnership with your agency was very helpful and allowed for better communications and planning on this project." - Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin

"I love working with Bay-Lake ... they're always listening to what I need." - Village of Cleveland Plan Commission

"The partnership with your agency was very helpful and allowed for better communications and planning on this project." - Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin


The office will close at noon on April 18th in observance of Good Friday. Have an enjoyable Easter Weekend!
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 UW-Extension website for more information about the WisLine Series and to sign up for topics of interest.

Funding and Program Notifications

Federal Funding Notification announcing EDA grant funds available for Public Works and Economic Adjustment projects. One page summary and website for more information.

For additional funding notifications, take a look at our current E-Newsletter.

EMSI Analyst

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 data request.

Upcoming Conferences/Workshops/Public Meetings

USDA Rural Development Open House, April 23, 2014, at 6:00 PM at UW-Marinette, City of Marinette.

Wisconsin Rural Partners Annual Rural Summit, May 2, 2014, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Rothschild, Wisconsin


Featured Publications


Brochure Cover

2012 Annual Report

Annual Report Cover

April 2014 E-Newsletter

(See "Publications" for past E-Newsletters)


Commission Publications

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