City of Romney Approved For Loan To Construct New Public Works Building
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City of Romney Approved For Loan To Construct New Public Works Building

Morgantown, WV – September 20, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — State Director Bobby Lewis announces that USDA Rural Development approved a Community Facilities Direct Loan of $998,700 for the City of Romney, Hampshire County, WV.

Rural Development funds will be used to construct a new Public Works Building for the City of Romney in the Indian Heights area. The current Public Works Building is located adjacent to the City’s wastewater plant. Relocation of the facility is needed to allow additional space for improvements and upgrades to the wastewater plant.

Rural Development serves as the lead Federal entity for rural development needs and administers program assistance through its housing, business, community and infrastructure programs. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

Further information on USDA Rural Development may be obtained by visiting USDA’s web site at In West Virginia, call 1-800-295-8228 to be put in touch with the appropriate personnel serving your county. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at 202.720.2600 (voice and TDD).

Gail Bennett, Public Affairs Specialist – (304) 366-2921, ext. 214


The United States Department of Agriculture (informally the Agriculture Department or USDA) is the United States federal executive department responsible for developing and executing U.S. federal government policy on farming, agriculture, and food. It aims to meet the needs of farmers and ranchers, promote agricultural trade and production, work to assure food safety, protect natural resources, foster rural communities and end hunger in the United States and abroad.


Weldon Freeman
Phone: (202) 690-1384

U.S. Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20250

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