The Lodge at Columbia Point

The Benton-Franklin Council of Governments is pleased to have had the opportunity to be involved in the financing of The Lodge at Columbia Point, along with many other local investors and city officials who helped to make this unique project a reality. For the full story on The Lodge at Columbia Point via Tri-City Herald, please visit

 Information on our financing programs can be found online or by contacting our office at (509) 943-9185The Lodge at Columbia Point



The Benton-Franklin Governmental Conference was established as a voluntary association of the units of local government in the two-county region in 1966. The official name was changed to Benton-Franklin Regional Council (BFRC) in May 1991 and to the Benton-Franklin Council of Governments (BFCG) in 1998. The Benton-Franklin Council of Governments is structured under state law as a regional planning commission (RCW 36.70.060), a council of governments (RCW 36.64.080), and a Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) (RCW 47.80.020). Read more about our agency on our about us page.