Stories tagged with: Andrew Roberts

June 23, 2014 - 8:57pm
8 weeks 2 days ago

Zanesville City Council's ordinance regarding panhandling and enterprise solicitation has been passed.

After taking up the ordinance which had been tabled at the last meeting, Council approved an amendment to allow 501(c)(3) organizations to apply for a permit to solicit in the right of way if approved by the public safety director. All others caught soliciting funds on public property would be in violation of the law.

"We have quite a few service groups within the city who...

June 18, 2014 - 9:12pm
9 weeks 21 hours ago

With the issue of panhandling becoming more and more prominent over the last couple of years, the city of Zanesville and City Council have drafted an ordinance to help regulate soliciting in city right of ways.

Andrew Roberts, Zanesville City Councilman, Sixth Ward stated that the issue was put into place not only for regulating the solicitations, but also to address public safety concerns.

"A couple of the things that were mentioned were both the age and training of the...

February 28, 2011 - 11:35pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

With budget concerns on the forefront, Zanesville City Council tabled a contract for some police employees.

Last Council meeting, the city's three police captains contract was turned down. Monday, they postponed the review of the police secretaries and records clerks contract until next council meeting.

"With Senate Bill 5 coming up to the Senate floor next week, we don't want to lock ourselves into a 3 year contract when their could potentially be other issues that are...

December 28, 2009 - 2:21pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

Soon it might be a little easier to get a deed transferred over to another name.

Executive Director of the Muskingum County Planning Commission Andrew Roberts proposed an idea this morning at the county commissioners meeting to do all deed transfers electronically to save time.


"He had complaints from realtors about closings taking too long here and there," Roberts said. 

Roberts says right now the paperwork is dropped off at the planning commission...

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