Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission
The Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission (KIRPC), was founded as a multi-county governmental service agency on July 3, 1973, under Indiana Code 36-7-7, for the purpose of assisting local units of government in their efforts to improve and strengthen community and economic conditions and opportunities.
KIRPC presently serves the eight rural counties of Benton, Carroll, Jasper, Newton, Pulaski, Starke, Warren and White, and the thirty-eight cities and towns within.
KIRPC is partially supported by annual county per capita fees and individual grant administration fees. Additional funding is derived from grants awarded for various public-benefit programs administered and/or operated by the KIRPC agency.
Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission Economic Resilience Strategy
Start Date: May 2021 — End Date: Jan 2022
CREC is assisting Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. in developing an Economic Resilience Strategy for the Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission (K-IRPC) that builds regional capacity to respond to economic shocks. CREC supports the project by providing experience throughout the planning process, development of survey instruments, focus group facilitation, and identification of implementation strategies that align with […]