Capital Region Sustainable Communities Partnership - Strengthening economic opportunity, environmental resources, and quality of life.

Type of Jurisdictions Involved

City
County
Regional Plan Commission
State
Town
Other

 

Specific Jurisdictions Involved

  • Capital Area Regional Planning Commission;
  • Madison Area Transportation Planning Board (MPO);
  • Dane County;
  • Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District;
  • Madison Metro Transit;
  • City of Madison;
  • City of Fitchburg;
  • City of Middleton;
  • City of Monona;
  • Village of Waunakee;
  • Towns of Westport, Windsor, Springfield, Dunn, and Sun Prairie;
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources;
  • UW-Madison Department of Urban and Regional Planning;
  • Various private partners including Urban League of Greater Madison, Dane County Housing Authority, and others

 

County

Dane

 

Region

Southwestern

 

Type of Agreement

Informal collaboration initiative

 

Implementation and Incubation

  • Summer of 2010 - entities got together and formed the Capital Region Sustainable Communities to seek funding for collaborative approaches to regional challenges
  • Secured a three-year Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

 

Factors Involved

  • Importance of regional collaboration to maintain and enhance the region's positive attributes
  • Multi-jurisdictional nature of the region's challenges
  • Challenges necessitate collaboration between units of government, and between the public and private sectors

 

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