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FY2018 – FY2021 TIP Revision Press Release (October 13, 2017)

Click the image below to view the FY2018 – FY2021 TIP Revision Press Release.

Revision to the FY2018 – FY2021 TIP (October 12, 2017)

The Bel-O-Mar Regional Council has made a revision to the FY2018 – FY2021 TIP as of October 12, 2017. To download the document click the image below.

Regional Council Agenda for October 12, 2017

There is a Regional Council Meeting scheduled at the Wheeling Country Club on October 12, 2017 at Noon. Click the image below to view the agenda.

Executive Committee Meeting – September 28, 2017 at 12:00 pm

The meeting of the Bel-O-Mar Executive Committee will be held at noon on Thursday, September 28th, 2017 in the Conference Room of Bel-O-Mar’s office. The agenda is available below for download.

Executive Committee Meeting Memo

Public Notice – Listing of Highway and Transit Projects

Notice is hereby given that the Bel-O-Mar Regional Council has compiled listings of highway and transit projects in Belmont, Ohio and Marshall Counties which received federal funding during the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. Projects which were funded during this period may not have been completed or started as of June 30, 2017. However, federal action was taken to fund the specified projects. This information, which was provided by the respective state transportation agencies and the local transit authorities, is now available for review at:


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The information is also available at:

Bel-O-Mar Regional Council
105 Bridge Street Plaza
P.O. Box 2086
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-1800

Written comments regarding the above information should be directed to the Transportation Director, at the above address, and received by September 26, 2017.


The project listing can be viewed by clicking the link below.

FY2017 Annual Listing of Obligated Projects

2017 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Plan Update


Click the image above to view or download the Belomar (Region X) Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Plan Update for 2017.

Regional Council Agenda for July 20, 2017 Meeting

There will be a Regional Council Meeting at the Belmont Hills Country Club on July 20, 2017 at 12:00 Noon. For the agenda, click here.

Aging Matters – February, 2017

Below you will find a link to the latest issue of the Northwestern Agency on Aging’s Newsletter “Matters”.

Highlights are:

  • Overtime Regulations
  • AARP Priorities
  • National Council of Nonprofits
  • Future of Fundraising
  • Lead With Your Values
  • Older Americans Month Theme Announced


Aging Matters – February, 2017

Belmont County 2016 CHIP Program Application

Residents of Belmont County who own their home and meet low to moderate income criteria are eligible to apply for the 2016 Community Housing Impact and Preservation Program (CHIP). The 2016 Program will offer three activities:

  1. Home Repair – This activity to correct health and safety issues in the home. Types of things most corrected are lack of furnace or water heater, water or gas leaks, sewer issues, electrical issues, etc. Leaking roofs are considered on a case by case basis, roofs that have been leaking for a long period of time are generally not eligible. Home Repairs are 100% grant funded. Applications are considered on a first come, first served basis.
  2. Home Repair/Septic – This activity to correct deficient septic systems. Home Repair/Septic is 100% grant funded. Applications are considered on a first come, first served basis (although priority may be given to those with court order or nuisance complaints.)
  3. Private Owner Rehab – This activity addresses all main components or areas of the home. Roofing, windows and doors, electrical, plumbing, heating and weatherization, etc. are all considered. Private Owner Rehab is a principal reduction loan, reduced by 20% a year over a five year period. Applicants agree to remain the principal residents in the home during that period. (Some other restrictions apply.) Applications will be accepted during a specified time frame, and are scored based on a preliminary inspection.

Please download and complete the application in full and return it to Belomar Regional Council as soon as possible. You can download and print the application by clicking here.

Source Water Protection Plans (SWPP) for Cameron and Pine Grove


The goal of the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health (WVBPH) source water assessment and protection (SWAP) program is to prevent degradation of source waters which may preclude present and future uses of drinking water supplies to provide safe water in sufficient quantity to users. The most efficient way to accomplish this goal is to encourage and oversee source water protection on a local level. Many aspects of source water protection may be best addressed by engaging local stakeholders.

The intent of this document is to describe what municipality has done, is currently doing, and plans to do to protect its source of drinking water. Although this water system treats the water to meet federal and state drinking water standards, conventional treatment does not fully eradicate all potential contaminants, and treatment that goes beyond conventional methods is often very expensive. By completing this plan, the municipality acknowledges that implementing measures to minimize and mitigate contamination can be a relatively economical way to help ensure the safety of the drinking water.


  • Fulfilling the requirement for the public water utilities to complete or update their source water protection plan.
  • Identifying and prioritizing potential threats to the source of drinking water; and establishing strategies to minimize the threats.
  • Planning for emergency response to incidents that compromise the water supply by contamination or depletion, including how the public, state, and local agencies will be informed.
  • Planning for future expansion and development, including establishing secondary sources of water.
  • Ensuring conditions to provide the safest and highest quality drinking water to customers at the lowest possible cost.
  • Providing more opportunities for funding to improve infrastructure, purchase land in the protection area, and other improvements to the intake or source water protection areas.


The following Source Water Protection Plans can be downloaded by clicking the respective links below.

Pine Grove