The Muskingum County Commissioners sat down with the county treasurer to discuss investments for the month of August.
Muskingum County Treasurer, Carol Friel says that changes in investments have been stagnant as of late.
"Well there are no changes, really it's not improving so we are probably going to have to adjust our budget as far as what we planned on earning on interest, so well just have to make an adjustment, " said Friel.
The Muskingum Growth Partnership was started in 1989 to advance economic growth and development within Muskingum County using private sector leadership and resources. The commissioner's received an update on how things are going.
"They, along with the city invest a lot of money in economic development every year through the Port Authority and we try to be a good partner to the Port Authority. So we just wanted them to know what we were up to on the private sector side," said...
County Commissioners met with a new member of the OSU extension Monday.
Jacqueline Kirby Wilkins is the Northeast Ohio Regional Director for the OSU extension and says it's important to meet with the people who she will be working with in the future.
"I have 31 counties that runs from Wood County down to Guernsey and Muskingum and back to Ashtabula so one of the things I like to do is get out to the counties and meet with all the County Commissioners and thank them for their...
Officials with the Muskingum County Center for Seniors met Thursday with the County Comissioners to discuss proposals for the construction of a new facility.
The first step of the process is to issue bid requests to evaluate community feedback. Then decide if the project is realistic. If so, they will ask the county to support a levy for construction of the center. They have been working on this project for more than 3 years and believe now is the right time and place.
Local Emergency Management Agencies are in place in 88 counties in Ohio. They each have a director and are designed to respond to disasters. But now a change being considered at the Statehouse may put the control of the agency under the Sheriff. Some county's have already made the change and It's not sitting well with some people.
Guernsey County Commissioners recently made the legislative switch to consolidate local governing entities. Placing the Guernsey County Sheriff's Office in...
The Muskingum County Transportation Improvement District board is going to stay just the way it is.
Back in January the board considered ending the local TID group because there were no projects in the works yet the program still had annual expenses, plus the state funding structure had recently changed. So they used these two months to do research and come back with evidence of how the TID is positive for area projects.
Board Member Mike Jacoby said, "We talked about...
The Mayor of Zanesville wants the face and direction of the a local board to change.
At the Muskingum County Commissioners Office Mayor Jeff Tilton spoke on the need to replace some members of the Muskingum County Convention Facilities Authority Board.
"There were some concerns about some of the people that were put on in the past that the city shouldn't have put on," said Mayor Jeff Tilton. "I just wanted to talk to the commissioners about and ask questions and...
The November General Election is right around the corner. On Sunday a candidates forum was held at the John McIntire library in Zanesville.
One of the races Muskingum county residents can expect to see on the ballot is the County Commissioner race. Republican Todd Sands, former Commissioner John Bates, a democrat, and current appointed commissioner, independent Steve Strauss are vying for the four year term commencing January 2nd, 2013.