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Collaborative comprehensive planning

Type of Jurisdictions Involved

City
County
Town
Village

 

Specific Jurisdictions Involved

Marathon County worked with 53 of its 62 municipalities in the county in the comprehensive planning process.

 

County

Marathon

 

Region

Central

 

Type of Agreement

Comprehensive planning; urban stormwater coalition

 

Implementation and Incubation

The process was implemented in 2001, with the plans adopted in 2006.

 

Factors Involved

Relationshiops mended and 'bridges built' to bring municipalities together.

 

Benefits

  • Coordinated county planning, and the development of an ongoing collaborative relationship between municipalities across the county
  • Local adopted plans

 

Results

The result of the collaborative efforts was a more thorough comprehensive plan developed with the input of various stakeholders.  The county was divided into 5 different sub-areas to facilitate cooperative planning, with meetings organized in each of the sub-areas to facilitate cooperation and communication.  These meetings are ongoing. 
The Intergovernmental Cooperation portion of the county comprehensive plan that describes this collaborative planning effort, as well as the the other collaborative goals and objectives of the county can be found here.

 

Project Contact

Rebecca Frisch
Director, Marathon County Planning and Zoning Department
(715) 261-6000

 

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Agreement

 
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