West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission

West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (WCWRPC) is a multi-county planning agency created under Wisconsin State Statute 66.0309. It was established in 1971 by executive order of the Governor based upon petition from the counties comprising the region. These counties are: Barron, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Polk, and St. Croix. WCWRPC is statutorily charged with the responsibility of planning for the physical, social and economic development of the region. We provide technical assistance and advisory services on regional issues to the local governments and organizations within the region and often serve as a coordinating agency for local programs and activities.

 Policy Statement

The West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, as a recipient of Federal funding, complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d) and all other applicable Federal regulations.

For a copy of our Title VI Plan, Language Assistance Plan and Public Participation Plan, click here.

We're Hiring

Do you have commercial lending experience? Are you interested in working for a fun and energetic organization that assists start-up companies and existing businesses in achieving their dreams?

West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (WCWRPC) is seeking a Lending Specialist to assist with administration of the Regional Business Fund, Inc. (RBF) commercial loan portfolio. RBF is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote business and economic development in west central Wisconsin. Duties include underwriting loan requests, analyzing financial statements and cash flow, reviewing and recommending commercial loan requests, and other credit and economic development activities.

Qualifications include a four-year degree in accounting, finance, or business with a strong financial analysis background, excellent customer service, communication and presentation skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and the ability to work independently with confidential information. Prior experience as a credit analyst, loan officer, or other comparable experience is preferred.

WCWRPC offers a competitive annual salary range of $45,000 to $60,000. WCWRPC provides an excellent fringe benefits package including paid vacation and holidays; paid sick time; participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan, State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program, and Wisconsin Deferred Compensation program; access to term life insurance; flexible schedule; use of WCWRPC vehicles for work purposes; optional vacation purchase; and access to medical and child care cafeteria plans.

If interested, please email or mail a cover letter and resume by May 31, 2019 to lnelson@wcwrpc.org or Lynn Nelson, WCWRPC, 800 Wisconsin Street, Mail Box 9, Eau Claire, WI 54703.

Strong Towns Event

Click here to watch the Strong Towns presentation hosted by WCWRPC on April 20, 2017 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Disaster Recovery Loans for Businesses

The West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (WCWRPC) has entered into an agreement with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to establish a Disaster Recovery Microloan Program for businesses. The program offers loans of up to $15,000 at a 0% fixed interest rate to businesses impacted by a natural or manmade disaster event. Click here for more information.