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 Economic Development Commission is accepting applications for one open position on the Commission for Position 8 which generally represent the agricultural industry. Applicants from anywhere in Wasco County will be accepted, with priority consideration placed on applicants representing the agricultural community. The Commission consists of ten members representing geographic and economic interests in the County.
The Commission is advisory to the Wasco County Board of Commissioners. It acts as an information source; provides advice and guidance to the Board of Commissioners on countywide economic development and quality of life issues for citizens at the grass roots level; and, is a forum for citizens to request assistance from the Board of Commissioners on accomplishing economic development projects and solving economic development problems. Staff support for the Commission is provided by the Mid-Columbia Economic Development District.
In order to apply, candidates are asked to submit an interest form by 5 p.m. on
Wednesday, November 12th, 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.