Northwest Oregon partners Clatsop, Columbia , Tillamook and western Washington counties for economic development. Similar geographic, demographic, economic characteristics weave throughout the region. Overall coordination and direction for the region?s economic development is provided by the NW Oregon Regional Partnership, a consortium of public entities, private sector stakeholders and State agency representatives.

Col-Pac, the region's federally designated economic development district, maintains a Small Business Development Fund, manages Northwest Oregon's Commercial and Industrial Lands Database and provides technical assistance on industry and business development. Col-Pac primarily focuses on retention/creation of jobs and leveraging additional business investment in NW Oregon.

The Northwest Oregon Economic Alliance (NOEA) manages state-funded projects for Clatsop, Columbia and Tillamook counties.

The NW Oregon Area Commission on Transportation (NWACT) is the region?s transportation coordinating body, representing all forms of transportation and public and private sector interests. A major emphasis of NWACT is ensuring that the region?s transportation system supports economic development in the region.

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News & Announcements
  NW Oregon Area Commission (NWACT) to Meet March 10th in Tillamook
The NWACT meeting will be combined with the Governor's Transportation Vision Panel's NW Oregon Regional Forum from 1:00 -- 3:30 at the Port of Tillamook Bay's Officers Mess Hall.  (Mapping instr Read More...
  OTC to Combine its Regional Visioning Forum with NWACT's March 10th Meeting
The Governor's Office and Oregon Transportation Commission have scheduled their NW Oregon Regional Visioning Forum to coincide with NWACT's meeting on March 10th.  The combined meeting will be he Read More...
  Col-Pac/NOEA to Meet January 14th in Scappoose
Meeting will be at the Scappoose Fire Hall, from 10:00 am -- 12:00 pm.  Agenda items to include Col-Pac's EDA Mid-Progress Report (draft), and a discussion on the CEDS updating.  Meeting add Read More...
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