Somos Pasco is a collaboration of the Port of Pasco, City of Pasco and Franklin County, Benton-Franklin Council of Governments, Pasco School District, Columbia Basin College, Pasco Chamber of Commerce, Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and other Tri-Cities community organizations and businesses. Together, these partners have developed a shared vision for Pasco and its economy.
Project Summary :
A 19-member Steering Committee guided the Economic Strategic Vision. This group met over the course of 10 months to conduct economic research, investigate the strengths and challenges confronting Pasco’s economy, engage the community in the vision process, and adopt core values, vision, and strategies for the future economy.
The following priorities were adopted:
Somos Pasco created a long-range, community-driven conversation to continue to build a community-driven vision for Pasco and its economy. The community is looking to capitalize on our most promising economic opportunities and community-wide priorities in answering the following:
The Somos Pasco project has provided the groundwork for a community-wide look at the opportunities and potential in the area. While it is yet to be determined the extent to which the vision will be realized, the process itself has been one of building within the community: building relationships, building understanding, and building opportunities.
Somos Pasco is unique because of its commitment to gaining the broadest possible community participation. Nearly 2,000 area residents participated in Somos Pasco through the following avenues:
Pasco, WA– 2018 AAC Finalist: Presentation
Economic Development Manager
City of Pasco
525 N. 3rd Avenue
Pasco, WA 99301