Fulfilling our commitment to a dynamic, sustainable regional economy.


Council Meeting Minutes September

West Central Mountains Economic Development Council Meeting Minutes September 1, 2020, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Kelly’s Whitewater Park Members in Attendance:  Jill Chapman (President), Dylan Martin (Vice-President), Cynda Herrick (Secretary), Linnea Hall, Sherry Maupin,...

COVID Task Force Meeting Notes 10/08/2020

COVID TASK FORCE MEETING NOTES 8 OCT 2020 Healthcare Update: All St. Luke’s Sites Seeing an increase in admissions. Hospital capacity remains good. There are currently 50 COVID positive patients today compared to 36 last week. An increase of 14 patients from last...


The council’s charter was first adopted on July 25, 2012 and last amended on October 23, 2012:

To encourage Valley County communities, businesses and organizations to act more cohesively towards an improved local economy

To solicit or assist projects that substantially strengthen the local economy (through business stimulation; community & infrastructure development; sector development)

To inspire and solicit creative (“outside the box”) solutions for issues at hand

To attract businesses and economic opportunities to the region

To assist in the creation and maintenance of a climate that fosters economic growth and viability


COVID-19 Guidance and Best Practices

COVID-19 Guidance and Best Practices

During uncertain times, it can be easy to let fear take over. We think it's better to promote good information so individuals and organizations can make good decisions. Coronavirus has, undoubtedly, created some challenges in our social, community health and economic...

Let’s Get Cooking 2.0: An Introduction to the Culinary Arts

Let’s Get Cooking 2.0: An Introduction to the Culinary Arts

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, DUE TO COVID-19 LET'S GET COOKING! The Challenge: Many folks in our community have an interest in the culinary arts, but aren't sure where to start. The Opportunity: The West Central Mountains are home base to some of the best chefs in...