The West Central Development Council (WCDC) provides professional planning services and multiple economic development initiatives for six counties throughout east-central Illinois. WCDC works through a consultation process with local governments, citizens and the private sector to identify cost effective solutions and assure economic growth for all communities. WCDC assists its local governments in a diverse set of topics including community and economic development, comprehensive planning, data and information services, grant research, writing and administration, energy efficiency and transportation planning. The west central region is a federally recognized Economic Development District by the U.S. Econimic Development Administration (EDA). WCDC is charged with the maintenance and implementation of the EDA Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).
Michael Sherer, Executive Director
116 S. Plum Street
P.O. Box 260
Carlinville, Illinois 62626
(217) 854-9642, ext. 235