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Economic Development

Meg Leatherman
Community Development Director
Phone: 503-338-5183
mleatherman@astoria.or.us 

Garrett Freshour
Chief Building Officer
Phone: 503-325-1004
buildingofficial@astoria.or.us

Permit Technician
Phone: 503-298-2412
buildingdivision@astoria.or.us

Alex Murphy
City Planner
Phone: 503-338-5183
amurphy@astoria.or.us

Tiffany Taylor
Associate Planner

Phone: 503-338-5183
ttaylor@astoria.or.us

Diane Christiansen
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 503-338-5183
dchristiansen@astoria.or.us

The Community Development Department is responsible for economic development within the City. The Department assists with new businesses, business relocation, or business expansions.

Advance Astoria:  5-Year Economic Development Strategy - The Community Development Department received a Technical Assistance Grant from the Department of Land Conservation and Development. The purpose of this grant was to develop a five year economic development strategy. 

Economic Development Strategic Plan 

For information about this project, contact Brett Estes at bestes@astoria.or.us or 503-325-5824.