2020-2025 Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Hazard Mitigation Plan Draft Available for Review – Open July 1st

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has recently worked with the Western UP Planning and Development Region (WUPPDR) to develop the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Hazard Mitigation Plan. Hazard mitigation is any action taken before, during or after a disaster to eliminate or reduce the risk to human life and property from natural, technological, or human-related hazards. […]

2020-2025 Baraga County Hazard Mitigation Plan Draft Available for Review – OPEN

The Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region has recently updated Baraga County’s Five-Year Hazard Mitigation Plan. The draft of the 2020-2025 Baraga County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update will become available on June 8, 2020 for a 30-day public review and comment period. Physical copies of the plan will be available for review at the […]

2020-2024 Gogebic County Hazard Mitigation Plan Draft Available for Review – CLOSED

The Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region has recently updated Gogebic County’s Five-Year Hazard Mitigation Plan. The draft of the 2020-2024 Gogebic County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update will become available on January 31, 2020 for a 30-day public review and comment period. Physical copies of the plan will be available for review at the […]

2020-2024 Houghton County Hazard Mitigation Plan Draft Available for Review – CLOSED

The Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region has recently updated Houghton County’s Five-Year Hazard Mitigation Plan. The draft of the 2020-2024 Houghton County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update will become available on December 3, 2019 for a 30-day public review and comment period. Physical copies of the plan will be available for review at the […]

2020-2024 Bergland Township Recreation Plan Draft Available for Review – CLOSED

The Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region has recently updated Bergland Township’s Five-Year Recreation Plan. The draft of the 2020-2024 Bergland Township Recreation Plan Update will become available on November 15, 2019 for a 30-day public review and comment period. Copies of the plan will be available for review at the Bergland Township Fire […]

Requesting Public Input for Hazard Mitigation Plan Updates – CLOSED

The Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region (WUPPDR) has been recently contracted by Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) and the western six counties to update and draft the five year hazard mitigation plans. In addition to guiding mitigation for KBIC and the counties, the plan will ensure their communities are eligible for certain grants […]

2019-2023 Houghton County Recreation Plan Available for Review – CLOSED

The Houghton County Recreation Committee has recently completed a draft of the Houghton County Five-Year Recreation Plan and is seeking public feedback. The draft of the 2019-2023 Houghton County Recreation Plan will become available on December 14, 2018 for a 30-day public review and comment period. Copies of the plan will be available for review […]

2019-2023 Marenisco Township Recreation Plan Available for Review

The Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region has recently updated Marenisco Township’s Five-Year Recreation Plan. The draft of the 2019-2023 Marenisco Township Recreation Plan Update will become available on November 16, 2018 for a 30-day public review and comment period. Copies of the plan will be available for review at the Marenisco Township Offices […]

Four Recreation Plans Adopted

WUPPDR assisted five local governments with developing four updated five-year recreation plans effective from 2018 through 2022: Baraga County Gogebic County Village of L’Anse & L’Anse Township (jointly) Osceola Township The plans establish communities’ and counties’ recreation goals, objectives, and planned projects over the next five years. A Michigan Department of Natural Resources-approved recreation plan is required […]

Community Solar Planning

What is Community Solar? Communities are pursuing renewable energy to access environmentally sustainable, and increasingly a more affordable, source of electricity.  The use of solar technologies, which convert sunlight into electricity, is increasing as its costs decline and sustainable energy sources become a priority for communities.  Even in the Upper Peninsula, with our long, snow […]