Plan ADOPTED!

Hello I am happy to announce that the Portage County Board of Supervisors Adopted the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan at last nights meeting. Thanks for all of your handwork, interest and continued participation in this project.

Stay tuned for more information on the process for creating an ongoing Bike/Ped Committee at the County level.  Also, a few other implementation items have started.

Bike to work week – A group of individuals from Portage County CAN, UWSP, County P&Z, City Transit etc. have been working to create the first Bike to work week event and week long promotion of events.  For more information please see: http://www.portagecountycan.org/physical-activity 

Stevens Point Bikers

Leadership Portage County – a team of 11 have been working with local cyclists, community leaders and interested citizens to create rural cycling routes/loops throughout Portage County.  Stay tuned for more information on this project.

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If you have any questions on activities that are going on in our community or you would like to share a walking or bicycling event, education, etc. please contact Sarah Wallace at wallaces@co.portage.wi.us or 715-346-1334.

County Board Presentation Tonight

Tonight at 5:00 the County Board will received the final Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan and presentation by County Planning staff on the project.  Next week, Tuesday the 22nd at 5:00 the County Board will be taking action on the Plan.  Please join us if you are able in bringing this Plan to Adoption!

County Planning and Zoning Committee Recommened Plan for Approval

Last night the Portage County Planning and Zoning Committee meeting met for public hearing, discussion and action on the County’s Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan.  I am happy to announce that the Planning and Zoning Committee recommended approval of the Plan by Resolution.   It will now be forwarded on to the full County Board.

Portage County Board of Supervisors will have a presentation regarding the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan on April 15th – with Action to be taken the following week - April 22nd.  The County Board meetings are held at 5:00 in the County Board Chambers, Portage County County-City Building, 1516 Church Street, Stevens Point WI 54481.

Final Plan

 

 

 

 

 

Great Joint Meeting

Thanks for a very engaged,  great discussion on lasts nights bicycle and pedestrian meeting. I am happy to announce that both our Urban and Rural Ad Hoc Committes recommened approval of the Plan to the Portage County Planning and Zoning Committee.

Planning and Zoning Committee will be meeting on March 25th with the anticipation that it will be on the April 15th County Board agenda for action/approval.

Again,  special thanks to our consultants Toole Design Group, committee members and general citizen that have participated in this planning process.

Stay tuned for next steps. IMPLEMENTATION!

Update: The presentation that was given at the Joint Committee Meeting is now available for download here.

Final Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

On Wednesday March 19th from 4:00 to 4:30 Portage County Planning and Zoning and Consultants from Toole Design Group will be in attendance for one last Open House to present the Final Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan.

At 4:30 a joint meeting of the Urban, Rural, and Technical Ad Hoc Committees along with the Portage County Planning and Zoning Committee will be meeting with County Planning Staff and Consultants from Toole Design Group to discuss and make recommendation on the Final Plan.

Please find packet information and Final Plan information below.

Please contact Sarah Wallace at wallaces@co.portage.wi.us or 715-345-1334 for any comments or questions you may have about the project or attached documents.

New Bicycle Facebook Page

With the County-wide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan almost complete, which has many recommendations and many eager people to start implementation.  A small group of individuals from multiple organizations have been meeting to discuss how to promote Bike to Work Week.  If you are a “face booker” you can find the new page at: https://www.facebook.com/bwspoco If you would like to get involved – contact Sarah Wallace at 715-346-1334715-346-1334 or wallaces@co.portage.wi.us -

MEETING CANCLED!

Out Joint meeting on the County-wide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan will be CANCELED for tonight.  Future meeting date and time will be forthcoming.

Thanks for your interest on this project – we look forward to continuing the conversation.

Joint Meeting Tonight

Hello, just a friendly reminder that even with all the snow we are expected to get today – we will still will be meeting at 5:00pm today in Conference Room 5 of the Portage County Annex (1462 Strongs Ave. Stevens Point) to review and discuss the Final Draft of the County-wide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan.

For more information on the the plan, please see previous post with all plan information.

 

 

 

Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan nearly complete!

The County Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan is close to complete! You will find the final draft information for our next joint meeting of the Portage County Planning and Zoning Committee, and the Urban, Rural and Technical Bicycle and Pedestrian Committees on Monday February 17th at 5:00pm.

Please contact Sarah Wallace at wallaces@co.portage.wi.us or 715-345-1334 for any comments or questions you may have about the project or attached documents.

Joint Agenda
Joint Meeting Minutes 12/03/13
Memo
PoCo Bike-Ped Plan – Comments Memo – FINAL DRAFT – 20140210
PoCo Bike-Ped Plan – FINAL DRAFT – 20140210PoCo
Bike-Ped Plan – Maps – FINAL DRAFT – 20140210
PoCo Bike-Ped Plan – SRTS – FINAL DRAFT – 20140210
PoCo Design Guide2.5.14