The Wasco County Economic Development Commission is accepting applications for two open positions on the commission. Position 1 represents North Wasco County with a focus on the Mosier area. This is a partial term through the end of 2021. Position 3 represents South Wasco County with a focus on the Maupin area historically. This is for a full four-year term. Applicants from anywhere in Wasco County will be accepted. 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, 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, February 18, 2021, for first round consideration of appointment. Details available here.