The City of Zanesville will begin their yearly leaf pick-up efforts in November, but that means that street sweeping will end early.
The Public Service Department will be collecting leaves starting November 1 through December 10.
"It's going to be tougher this year because we do have a very tight budget so in order to be able to accommodate picking up leaves we're going to top the street sweeper a little bit early this year. That fuel money can be transferred and...
If you still haven't filed your Zanesville City income tax, there's only one more day until the amnesty period ends.
City Treasurer, Paul DuBeck, says his office has received a lot of calls, mostly concerning people not affected by the matter, but less than 20 people have come in and actually filed. DuBeck says it's frustrating that people aren't responding.
"Deep down inside, I believe the people that have gotten away maybe over the last four, five, six years still think...
The city of Zanesville is concerned that some of its residents haven't paid the city income tax, and the biggest chunk of the general fund operates on that tax.
City Treasurer, Paul DuBeck Junior, says some people aren't aware that they owe the city any money.
"There are a number of people who may live in Zanesville and work in Columbus that have no requirement to file because Columbus is higher than ours. Although on the other hand, there are a number of people who may work...
The City of Zanesville will now be able to pull from a finalized budget for the year 2010.
The ordinance outlining the budget passed unanimously at city council this evening.
"We're not out of the woods yet," said City Council President Dan Vincent. "These need to be continued to be looked at. Adjustments will have to be made along the way. Now there is a concern as far as comp time and how that's going to fan out."
Zanesville city crews are attempting to clear the roadways after the third winter storm we've had in about a week and a half, and Public Service Director, Mike Sims, says the side roads are becoming a challenge.
"Just because of the extreme amount of snow and what we plowed two or three weeks ago is now frozen into moguls. The trucks are even having a difficult time moving it, " says Sims.
Another reason is people parking their cars on the roadways because they have no...