Your input will be used to create the Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). The CEDS is a strategic blueprint to provide a capacity building foundation for the two-county region.

* 1. What are the top three priorities the District should be working on to support economic development planning and existing efforts within the region?

* 2. What do you see as the current primary challenges that are keeping the region from adding family wage jobs and bringing stronger economic vitality to the region?

* 3. What are the primary economic drivers within the region? What can we leverage to create and attract new jobs and investment?

* 4. Rank the top five economic development priorities that should be addressed in the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for the two-county region with one being the highest.

* 5. In regards to Business Recruitment, which industries are the most viable to attract?