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The following links provide additional information about Region 9 and the counties served by the Council.






Administrative/Project Assistant Position
Region 9 Planning and Development Council has an open Position for an Administrative/Project Assistant.  Job requires proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to coordinate multiple meetings and projects in a complex environment; knowledge of QuickBooks and general bookkeeping; verbal and written communication skills essential and ability to interface with the public as well as local elected officials. College degree preferred or will consider combination of education and prior work experience related to the position. Salary range $23,500 to $25,000. Click here for Job description
Submit cover letter, resume and three references to Executive Director, Region 9 PDC, 400 W Stephen Street, Suite 301, Martinsburg, WV 25401 or email to BClark@region9wv.com  deadline April 24. Equal Opportunity Employer



The Eastern Panhandle Regional Planning and Development Council-Region 9 is a council, set up by the State of West Virginia, comprising of representatives (both elected and appointed) from three counties: Berkeley County, Jefferson CountyMorgan County and the municipalities of Berkeley Springs (Bath), Bolivar, Charles Town, Harpers Ferry, Hedgesville, Martinsburg, Paw Paw, Ranson and Shepherdstown. West Virginia Map



Region 9 was organized on June 20, 1972 in response to enabling legislation passed by the West Virginia Legislature and approved by the Governor on November 17, 1971.  This enabling legislation is known as the Regional Planning and Development Act of 1971 and re-enacted Article 25, Chapter 8 of the West Virginia Code.

Mission Statement
The Council exists to assist local governments in resolving their common problems, engage in area-wide comprehensive and functional planning, identify, apply for, and administer certain federal and state grants, and provide a regional focus in regard to multiple programs undertaken on an area-wide basis.





The Paw Paw Town Council has scheduled a public hearing for the purposes of receiving public comment on the final draft of the Paw Paw Comprehensive Plan. The public hearing will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Paw Paw Community Building Senior Center at 5:00 p.m. The document can be obtained for review at the following locations:
              1. Copies will be available at the Paw Paw Town Hall.
              2. Region 9 Website at www.region9wv.com.
Comments can be submitted via email to agorse@morgancountywv.gov or jobrien@region9wv.com .


Comments will be accepted in writing or by email prior to the public hearing and can be dropped off at the Paw Paw Town Hall. Any questions, please call Gina or Tina at (304) 947-7476.