Economic Development Department

Mission Statement

Economic Development Department provides the citizens of La Grande order, safety and vitality by facilitating, managing and supporting customer-driven development projects, offering excellent service and value.


Main Street ProgramThe Economic Development Department is comprised of the following:

Economic Development Division - Oversees the implementation of the Urban Renewal Plan, the Economic Development Plan and the Main Street program; works in partnership with other local, regional and statewide economic resources.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Robert Strope Economic Development Director (541) 962-1307