Welcome to the Buckeye HIlls - Hocking Valley Regional Development District

Programs

Programming focused on improving the quality of life for residents in Southeast Ohio

Development

Public infrastructure financing, planning, data analysis, research, and other technical assistance to local governments.

Area Agency on Aging

Programs, services, and case management focused on keeping area seniors in their homes.

Regional Transportation

Transportation planning and outreach services focued on improving the transportation networks serving our citizens.

Housing

Home accessibility and minor repair program for income eligible individuals 60+ or with disabilities.

Revolving Loan Fund

Gap loan financing for small or starting businesses in the Buckeye Hills region.

Data Services

Data research and analysis as well as GIS and GPS mapping services.

Ohio Appalachian LDD Return on Investment Report - 2015

About Us

Council of Governments

Formed in 1968 as a voluntary organization made up of representatives of local governments in Southeastern Ohio. Local Development Districts were formed to provide technical assistance to communities working to secure state and federal resources to help improve the lives of local residents.

  • Member Counties

    Representing Southeastern Ohio

  • Member Communities

    Cities and Villages

  • Staff Members

    Citizens Working For Citizens

  • Years of Service

    A Legacy of Cooperation and Assistance

DISTRICT 18 OHIO PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION REMINDER

State Capital Improvement Program (SCIP)/Local Transportation Improvement Program (LTIP) Application Now Available

The Training session for the District 18 Ohio Public Works Commission State Capital Improvement Program will be held Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at the Best Western (previously known as the Holiday Inn), Marietta, Ohio. The session will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Topics covered in training session include: preparation of the application, and information on loans and loan assistance.
This training is offered for all persons interested in applying for funding of the State Capital Improvement Program. Local government entities (county, township, city, village) and water and sewer districts are eligible to participate in this program.

The State Capital Improvement Program and the Local Transportation Improvement Program were created to assist in financing local public infrastructure improvements. Local subdivisions that require financial assistance in moving projects forward can pursue this funding through the 18th Public Works District. Consideration for funding is not made on a per capita basis. No particular community has an entitlement to these funds.
All interested parties are encouraged to attend the training session. RSVP by Friday, June 3, 2016 to Michelle Hyer at mhyer@buckeyehills.org or by phone at (740) 376-1025. For more information on the SCIP program, contact Michelle Hyer at (740) 376-1025.
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Stop by the Hocking Hills Chamber's Business Expo on Monday, May 23 10am-3pm to see the Buckeye Hills & Area Agency on Aging 8 Display! Learn more about our programs and services.
Hocking College 30140 Iles Rd. ~ Logan
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MedFlight taking off in Meigs County. ... See MoreSee Less

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Buckeye Hills was happy to attend the MedFlight ribbon cutting today in Meigs County. This project was another great example of local partnerships with state and federal agencies, including the Appalachian Regional Commission and the Governors Office of Appalachia. ... See MoreSee Less

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A nice thank you note from Kathryn, a participant in the 2016 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, funded through the Ohio Dept. of Aging and the US Dept. of Agriculture. ... See MoreSee Less

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Stop by the Hocking Hills Chamber's Business Expo on Monday, May 23 10am-3pm to see the Buckeye Hills & Area Agency on Aging 8 Display! Learn more about our programs and services.
Hocking College 30140 Iles Rd. ~ Logan
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Senior Farmers Market Nutrition coupons, letters to those being placed on the wait list and letters to ineligible applicants were mailed the week of May 16. ... See MoreSee Less

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If you're in or around Athens today be sure to stop at the fairgrounds and visit us at the Athens County Senior Safety Day. If you have Home Modification needs our staff expert, Joe Gage, is here and available to speak with you.
Get outside and enjoy this beautiful day.
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Our Team

Executive Staff & Program Directors
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Misty Casto

Executive Director
mcasto@buckeyehills.org

PO Box 520 Reno Ohio 45773

740 374 9346
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Rick Hindman

Assistant Executive Director
rhindman@buckeyehills.org

PO Box 520 Reno Ohio 45773

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Debbie Huff

Area Agency on Aging Director
dhuff@buckeyehills.org

PO Box 520 Reno Ohio 45773

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Bret Allphin

Development Director
bretallphin@buckeyehills.org

PO Box 520 Reno Ohio 45773

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Denise Keyes

Fiscal Director
dkeyes@buckeyehills.org

PO Box 520 Reno Ohio 45773

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Gwynn Stewart

Communications Director
gstewart@buckeyehills.org

PO Box 520 Reno Ohio 45773

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Jamie Lewis

MIS Director
jlewis@buckeyehills.org

PO Box 520 Reno Ohio 45773

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Dawn Weber

Homecare Director
dweber@buckeyehills.org

PO Box 520 Reno Ohio 45773

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Kim Flanigan

LTC Ombudsman Director
kflanagan@buckeyehills.org

PO Box 520 Reno Ohio 45773

2015 Buckeye Hills Annual Report Released

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