Following completion of all other projects funded by the HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant, Fremont County will finalize a Regional Plan for Sustainable Development. The plan will be comprised of three components: The Greater Yellowstone Framework for Sustainable Development was originally developed by Yellowstone Business Partnership. Local governments seeking to certify under the GY-Framework […]
The Greater Yellowstone Framework for Sustainable Development certification for the Town of Jackson and Teton County, Wyoming Diagnosis of Existing Land Development Regulations. Provides the following: Strengths and weaknesses of the existing regulations in implementing the 2012 Comprehensive Plan An approach to zoning districts and use regulation An approach to chapter outline, page layout and […]
The regional plan for sustainable development (RPSD) includes funding to develop an integrated model code template that will implement the sustainability intents articulated by the participating communities. Funding allows for a pilot demonstration of the template with Teton County, Idaho and the cities of Driggs and Victor serving as the model. The project will seek […]
The Multifaceted Housing Needs and Impediments Study will: • Evaluate the available and needed housing at various income levels throughout the region • Establish prioritized regional objectives for meeting housing needs • Identify strategies for achieving those regional housing objectives. Housing issues vary widely across the Western Greater Yellowstone region. Similarly, the feasibility of potential […]
In cooperation with the Western Greater Yellowstone Regional Transportation Cooperative, the WGYC is working with regional transportation providers
Led by Fremont County, Idaho, the WGYC is a group of local government bodies and other partners working together to cultivate and maintain effective collaborative working relationships and improve cross-boundary communications to develop and implement sustainable policies and well thought out economic development opportunities.
The Western Greater Yellowstone Consortium is focusing a portion of its Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant on evaluating a regional waste diversion strategy for the four-county area. The goal of this study is to identify practical and effective policy and programs that build upon existing systems.
The four-county region is increasingly dependent upon a diversified economic base which includes professionals and businesses whose work no longer requires a physical presence in more populous urban centers, but rather requires the ability to communicate and work remotely.
Under the Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant, the Western Greater Yellowstone Consortium will support regional planning efforts that integrate housing, land-use, economic and workforce development, transportation, and infrastructure developments in a manner that empowers regions to develop sustainable economies.
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