Region 9 Economic Development District of SW Colorado, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)6 public/private partnership that promotes and coordinates economic development efforts throughout Southwest Colorado. Incorporated in 1989, Region 9 is led by a board of directors comprised of representatives from the 17 local governmental jurisdictions and 9 from the private sector.
Region 9 serves the counties of Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma and San Juan, and the cities and towns within those regions, as well as the Southern Ute and the Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribes.
The Region 9's mission is to be a regional leader, working cooperatively with the private and public sectors to
enhance the economic conditions
in the area, and improve the region's economic prosperity.