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The latest news and updates from CWEDA.

By Dawn Feldhaus, The Post-Record Private sector investment is a key component A potential new endeavor involving the cities of Camas and Washougal, and the Port of Camas-Washougal could provide the seed money to take part in a federal tax credit program aimed at supporting local economic development projects. Consultant Don Mazziotti and Stephen Brooks, principal with Portland-based Pilot Management Resources, Inc., recently presented information on the New Markets Tax Credit Program to bo…   View Full Article
By Dawn Feldhaus, The Post-Record PSU students are involved in community outreach efforts Six Portland State University graduate students are partnering with the city of Washougal and the Port of Camas-Washougal to create a plan for the waterfront. Project Manager Shannon Jamison and Engagement Coordinator Julia Metz spoke during the March 4 port commission meeting. The students, in the master of urban and regional planning program, are expected to have the waterfront vision plan completed…   View Full Article
By Dawn Feldhaus, The Post-Record City’s home ownership rate is 79.7 percent Camas was recently named one of the top cities in Washington to own a home. NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, conducted a study to find the top 20 best places for home ownership in Washington. Rankings were based on home ownership rates, selected monthly homeowner costs, monthly household income and population growth. “We measured population growth to ensure that the area is attracting new residents and sho…   View Full Article

Washougal Financial Picture Brightens

Posted on March 11, 2014.
By Dawn Feldhaus, The Post-Record City of Washougal employees met this morning and received accolades for their involvement in positive financial news. During a 2013 fourth quarter and year-end update to City Council last night, Finance Director Jennifer Forsberg said the city had budgeted for an estimated $594,000 deficit in the general/street fund. The actual deficit was approximately $6,000. The difference was due to higher revenues and lower expenses, according to Forsberg. “The lower ex…   View Full Article

Partners Extend CWEDA Agreement

Posted on December 17, 2013.
CAMAS WASHOUGAL POST-RECORD By Dawn Feldhaus Tuesday, December 17, 2013 The Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association is receiving differing levels of support from three local entities. The Camas City Council voted 7-0 last night, to approve the renewing of an interlocal agreement with Washougal and the Port of Camas-Washougal to continue the association. The Camas 2014 budget includes $50,000 for CWE…   View Full Article