Community & Economic Development
Public infrastructure financing, planning, data analysis, research, and other technical assistance to local governments.
Aging & Disability
Programs, services, and case management focused on keeping elders and those with disabilities in their homes.
Transportation planning and outreach services focused on improving the transportation networks serving our citizens.
Mapping & Data
Data research and analysis as well as GIS and GPS mapping services.
Working to improve the health of all citizens in the region.
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.
Representing Southeastern Ohio
Cities and Villages
Citizens Working For Citizens
Years of Service
A Legacy of Cooperation and Assistance: Founded in 1968
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Buckeye Hills 2017 Community Benefit Report
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS COMPILATION OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS and/or UNIT OF SERVICE & FISCAL MANAGEMENT MONITORING
Buckeye Hills Regional Council (BHRC) is a council of governments established in 1968 to serve the counties of Athens, Hocking, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Perry and Washington in Ohio. Buckeye Hills administers funding from multiple State and Federal sources in the areas of community and economic development, transportation planning and aging services. BHRC is requesting[…]
The Buckeye Hills Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) Technical Advisory and Citizens Advisory Committee will meet Sept. 14, 2018 at 10 a.m. at 1400 Pike Street, Marietta, OH. If you have any questions regarding this meeting, please contact Karen Pawloski, Transportation Planning Coord., at 740-376-7658.
Chronic Disease Self-Management Leader Training July 9, 10, 11 & 12 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 701 E. State St. Athens, OH Becoming a trained Leader for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program takes only 4 days. Training is conducted by Certified Master Trainers. There is no cost for this training. Help others learn to take[…]
2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum OARC is very aware of how legislation can impact the prosperity and future of our local governments. The 2018 Candidates Forum have been invited to share their platforms related to transportation, infrastructure, job creation, and economic development to some of the state’s top political, business and civic leaders. Download the Agenda[…]
Buckeye Hills Regional Council Adopts Elder Abuse Awareness Day Proclamation Invites Residents to Wear Purple ~ June 15 Members of the Buckeye Hills Regional Council Executive Committee wish to bring awareness to the issue of Elder Abuse as part of the June 15 Elder Abuse Awareness Day efforts with a proclamation. Seated from left: Athens[…]
The Morgan County Office on Aging recently joined in the $ponsor a $enior effort with a donation of $1,800 to help sponsor 36 seniors on the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program waiting list in Morgan County. Shown at left is the Morgan County Director Linda Sheets (left) with Buckeye Hills Aging Director Jennifer Westfall. “We[…]
Athens County Project Lifesaver Program Completes Successful Rescue Sunday, April 29th was a warm, sunny spring day in Athens County, Ohio. Marshall Ruth, a 77-year-old male with dementia, decided to take a walk in the rural area near his home. When his family noticed he had wandered off and could not locate him, they contacted[…]
Come join our team! Buckeye Hills Regional Council has an opening for a full-time Care Management Coordinator for the Meigs County service area. The Care Management Coordinator utilizes the skills and knowledge from their profession as an RN or LSW with minimal direction from their supervisor to implement, evaluate, and coordinate waiver services. Full-time employees[…]
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The 2017 Appalachian Assistance Grant Program Return on Investment Report is now available online. In 2017, Ohio’s LDDs administered 52 projects with $47,171,621 in total project costs (including $10,100,057 in federal and state investments) that resulted in 447 new jobs and 2,061 jobs retained. Ohio’s Local Development Districts accomplish this by fostering partnerships among local[…]