Cascades West Economic Development District


The Cascades West Economic Development District (CWEDD)  is designated by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration to work on economic development efforts in Linn, Benton, Lane, and Lincoln Counties. The CWEDD advocates for, supports, and coordinates regionally significant economic development activities in the Region. Staffed by both OCWCOG and Lane Council of Governments, the CWEDD prepared the 2020-2025 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) to guide regionally significant economic development projects and activities over the next five years.

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Meeting Agendas and Minutes

CWEDD Board of Directors Hybrid Meeting

Meeting Details:
Thursday, February 08, 2024
9:00 am – 11:00 am

 In-Person at OCWCOG – Albany Office
ABC Conference Room, 1400 Queen Ave SE,
Albany, Oregon 97322

 Via Teams by clicking HERE
Meeting ID: 267 001 785 157
Passcode: ycBCiM
Mobile 1 Click Number:
+ 1 872-242-8088
Phone Conference ID: 149 601 420#

If you wish to attend as a member of the public, you can call or video in. If you require additional accommodations, or need assistance with Teams, please reach out to Ashlyn at

Stakeholders and members of the public are welcome to attend any CWEDD meeting and provide public comments.

Contact Us

Justin Peterson, Community and Economic Development Planner


Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Update

The CWEDD has adopted its 2020-2025 CEDS at its February 11, 2021, Board meeting.

Hybrid Meetings

Starting in 2023, CWEDD will be hosting hybrid meetings with the first one being at the OCWCOG Albany Office. The hybrid capabilities will be either in person at the Albany COG, or virtual via Microsoft Teams. 

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