Dolores County Development Corporation

The Dolores County Development Corporation (DCDC) promotes commercial, industrial, and recreational development within and in the vicinity of Dolores County, Colorado; to assist the growth and development of small business concerns in the area; to promote employment in the area and thereby improve the welfare of the people, and to work with governmental agencies as well as with private efforts in order to achieve these purposes.

The DCDC meets monthly at the CSU Extension office on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 11am. The public is welcome to attend.

Board of Directors

  • Gus Westerman
  • Dan Fernandez
  • Kendra Cook
  • Greg Liming
  • Laura Lewis Marchino
  • Erin Goad
  • Cecil Martin

Gus Westerman

409 N. Main St.
P.O. Box 388
Dove Creek, CO 81324

Office: (970) 677-2283
Fax: (970) 677-2860



Microloans for Businesses

The Dolores County Development Corporation Business Loan Fund provides financing of either public or private, for profit or not-for-profit ventures where the retention or creation of employment and the consequent public revenue and benefit to health, safety and welfare of Dolores County is deemed by the Board of Directors to be in the public interest.

Loans range from $500 to $5,000 and can be used for capital equipment, inventory, working capital and fixed assets.

The Loan Committee meets as needed. Please submit a cover letter, loan application and business plan to Gus Westerman (contact above).


DCDC Bylaws

Loan Application

Loan Procedures

Business Plan sample