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
11/5/2020
  Col-Pac/NOEA Board Meeting Agenda
Col-Pac/NOEA Board Meeting Packet Read More...
11/5/2020
  NWACT to Meet November 12, 2020 at 1:00 via Zoom
The NW Oregon Area Commission on Transportation (NWACT) will be meeting via Zoom on November 12, 2020 from 1:00 -- 3:30 pm.  Primary agenda items are reviewing the Statewide Transportation Improv Read More...
10/5/2020
  Emergency Small Business Grant Applications Due October 19th
$500, 000 in NEW direct small business grants now available in West Washington County and region Grants range from $2,500$50,000 and CARES recipients are eligible Applications are due Monday, October Read More...
9/23/2020
  NWACT October 15 Meeting on All Roads Transportation Safety (ARTS) Applications
Applications for ODOT's ARTS program will be due in December, so this Zoom meeting will be an opportunity to learn more about the program and application process.  The meeting will run from 1:00 Read More...
3/18/2020
  Temporary Changes to Office Access
To protect the public and our staff by slowing the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), our office located in the Columbia Learning Center (St Helens Library complex) is closed to in-person services at t Read More...
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