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.
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
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2016 Buckeye Hills Annual Report
A recent financial audit of Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District (now Buckeye Hills Regional Council) by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report. Buckeye Hills’ excellent record keeping has earned it the Ohio Auditor of State Award. The award is presented to local governments and school districts upon the completion[…]
Home Accessibility & Repair Options Offered There is no place like home. For individuals trying to “age in place” or those with disabilities working for independence, one Buckeye Hills Regional Council program is making a difference. Administered through Buckeye Hills in its 8-county southeast Ohio region, the $403,600 Housing grant was recently awarded by the[…]
Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District Has New Name, New Look Buckeye Hills Regional Council Unveils New Brand at Special Event (Marietta, OH) – The Board of Directors for Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District formally announced their new name and logo today at a special community event. Now called Buckeye Hills Regional Council, the[…]
Buckeye Hills Would Like to Thank Our 2017 Annual Event Gold Sponsors! AT&T and Bricker & Eckler Attorneys at Law Since 1968, Buckeye Hills Regional Development District has been an integral partner serving the southeast Ohio Appalachian region that includes Athens, Hocking, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Perry & Washington Counties. We thank our Gold Sponsors[…]
Eligible Seniors Can Apply for Senior Farmers’ Market Coupons Seniors who meet the income eligibility guidelines, will soon be receiving some welcome relief from rising food budgets. Administered in the region by the Buckeye Hills Aging & Disability program, The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides income-eligible senior citizens with special coupons worth $50[…]
The 2017 CEDS Annual Report draft is available for review and comment beginning on March 30, 2017. The full document can be found here: http://ceds.buckeyehills.org/home/current/. Please submit any comments to Buckeye Hills staff by April 28, 2017. This document provides updates to citizens and stakeholders of the progress toward the stated goals and objectives established[…]
Volunteer Ombudsman Associates Needed! Ombudsman Associates are volunteer advocates for long‐term care consumers, primarily in nursing homes. Volunteers are one of the most valued resources of the regional Long-term Care Ombudsman program. Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you believe that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity[…]
No-Cost Diabetes Program Announced Do you or someone you love have diabetes? “Everyone with Diabetes Counts” is a program that encourages small lifestyle changes while learning about your diabetes and the way it affects your health. Have fun with friends and family while learning how to manage diabetes through the no-cost educational workshops. The program[…]
There will be a meeting of the Natural Resources Assistance Council at Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District, 1400 Pike Street, Marietta, OH, on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to rate and rank Round 11 grant applications for funding. Questions regarding this meeting should be directed to Michelle Hyer at Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley[…]
Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District (BH-HVRDD) is committed to assisting the counties across the region with securing grant funding for projects. For consideration of funding from The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and The Economic Development Administration (EDA), applicants should complete a Project Profile. The Profile is now available online.[…]