515 East Second Street
The Dalles, OR 97058
Phone: (541) 296-2266
Fax: (541) 296-3283
The Wasco County Economic Development Commission works to achieve a healthy economy for Wasco County.
We are located in the Columbia River Gorge just 90 minutes east of Portland in the state of Oregon. If you are seeking to relocate, start, grow, or expand your business in Wasco County, contact us to learn about resources available to help you invest in our communities.
The Wasco County EDC developed a draft priority list for Infrastructure and Technical Assistance Projects. this list will be presented to the County Board of Commissioners in March. To view the draft list, click here.
EDC annually develops a list of Technical Assistance and Public Works/Infrastructure needs and issues for Wasco County. This list is used to help direct the actions of EDC staff to support economic development for the County and develop a list of prioritized needs and issues. This prioritization is included in a regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy and can also be used by project proponents to show local support when seeking other funding sources.
On July 10, The EDC hosted a summit for organizations involved with economic development in Wasco County to increase collaboration. Each organization was asked to fill out a summary form about the organization, its mission and top projects. View a pdf of all the forms here. View a summary list of all the collated projects here.
The Wasco County Board of Commissioners have reviewed and selected the 2011 Top Ten Priority List for Infrastructure and Technical Assistance Projects click here to view the list.