Transition2040 Open House

Mark your calendar!

BFCG is hosting a short series of public Open Houses for our Metropolitan/ Regional Transportation Plan, called Transition2040.

What is Transition2040?

The Metropolitan/ Regional Transportation Plan (M-RTP) is a federally mandated comprehensive evaluation of the area’s transportation needs. This plan acts as a guides for transportation development for 20 years and is updated every 5 years.

You can find more more information on this plan on the Transition2040 page.

When are the open houses?

The open houses will take place at the following locations:

March 23rd, 2017 from 4-7PM
Mid-Columbia Library (Kennewick Branch)
1620 S Union St.
Kennewick, WA 99336


March 28th, 2017 from 4-7PM
Pasco Public Library
1320 W Hopkins St.
Pasco, WA 99301

Who should attend the open houses?

The Transition2040 Open Houses are open to the general public. All are welcome to attend!

For more information on upcoming open houses ‘like us’ on Facebook, or contact our office at (509) 943-9185.

Seasons Greetings!

From all of us at the Benton-Franklin Council of Governments!

May Peace, Joy, Hope, and Happiness be yours during this Holiday Season and throughout the New Year.

As a reminder, our office will be closed Monday, January 2nd, in observance of the Holiday.

Small Business Financing Programs

Financing Programs

BFCG provides economic guidance to local businesses, helping to create new opportunities for the communities they serve.

The primary purpose of all the loan funds that we administer is to help businesses in our community to expand and prosper, and in doing so, create new jobs.

Find out more information about our loan programs here.

Employment Opportunity

The Benton-Franklin Council of Governments (BFCG) is currently recruiting for the following positions:

Contract Business Loan Services or Salaried Loan Officer. The BFCG is designated as the bi-county Economic Development District (EDD) for Benton and Franklin counties, in southeastern Washington State. One of the primary responsibilities of this position is to guide the activities of loan programs offered, or administered, through BFCG. A detailed position description can be found on the employment page, including information about the agency, benefits, region, and proposal or application requirements. For more information please contact Stephanie Seamans at (509) 943-9185.

Transportation Planning Specialist. The BFCG Transportation Planning Department is seeking an individual to perform a variety of professional transportation planning activities.The transportation planning specialist position is part of a five person team within the agency and works under the direct supervision of the Transportation Programs Manager. A detailed position description can be found on the employment page, including information about the agency, benefits, region, and proposal or application requirements. For more information please contact Tanna Dole at (509) 943-9185.