Wasco County Economic Development Commission

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.

Wasco County Economic Development Commission Opening

The Wasco County Economic Development Commission is accepting applications for one open position on the Commission for Position 11 which generally represent the utility industry. Applicants from anywhere in Wasco County will be accepted, with priority consideration placed on applicants representing the utility industry. The Commission consists of eleven members representing geographic and economic interests in the County.

The Commission provides economic development leadership throughout Wasco County.  It keeps the Board of County Commissioners apprised of economic development opportunities and needs throughout the County; collaborates with local entities to accomplish projects focused on job creation and community capacity and bringing further investment into Wasco County;  and provides leadership on countywide economic development efforts.  Staff support for the Commission is provided by Mid-Columbia Economic Development District.

In order to apply, candidates are asked to submit an interest form by 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 9th, for consideration of appointment. Wasco County Economic Development Commission interest forms are available electronically at http://co.wasco.or.us/county/wcedc/about_us_wcedc.cfm or at the office of Mid-Columbia Economic Development District at 515 East Second Street in The Dalles, Oregon, 97058.

All interest forms will be reviewed and provided to the Wasco County Economic Development Commission for their review and recommendation. Appointments are made by the Wasco County Board of Commissioners. For more information on the Commission contact the Wasco EDC staff at 541-296-2266.



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