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 –