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

          Meeting Details:
          Thursday, November 10, 2022
          9:00 am – 11:00 am
          Via Teams by clicking HERE
          Meeting ID: 295 205 099 492
          Passcode: kpWLeM
         Mobile One Click Number
         +1 872 242 8088    
          Phone Conference ID: 549 391 026#

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 contact Ashlyn at

Stakeholders and members of the public are welcome to attend CWEDD Board meetings and provide public comments. More information about CWEDD is available by clicking HERE.

Contact Us

Justin Peterson


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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