Stories tagged with: mayor howard zwelling

April 9, 2012 - 9:17pm
2 years 20 weeks ago

Zanesville City Council approved the second reading of a moral claim against the city by a grant writer hired by former Mayor Howard Zwelling.

Last year, RFG Associates completed a federal grant application to obtain a new fire truck and equipment for the city.

Those grants were signed by Mayor Zwelling last August.

Councilman David Tarbert said that although RFG Associates did the work, the former Mayor did not follow procedure to get Council approval.

"I...

April 29, 2011 - 9:07pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

A Zanesville native received a proclamation today from Mayor Butch Zwelling at a local church.

Jack Harris lived a troubled life from stealing to doing drugs and alcohol and getting in trouble with the law multiple times. It was then he got a ray of light from going to church and has since been preaching the word of God. He had a special message for those going down the wrong path like he did.

"Stop and take a look at yourself and see what you want out of life and know that...

March 28, 2011 - 9:08pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

Zanesville Mayor Butch Zwelling delivered his final state of the city address to city council Monday night.

Zwelling says it has been a great honor to serve such a great city for the past six years. He says one of the biggest highlights as mayor was adopting the city of Slidell,Louisiana when hurricane Katrina hit the gulf coast.

"The look of satisfaction on the part of our people who took their vacations and went down there to help their fellow americans who were devastated...

March 16, 2011 - 3:03pm
3 years 23 weeks ago

A proposed budget by Governor John Kasich will leave a dent in the city budget.

The city stands to lose $345,000 in funding after Governor Kasich announced that he would cut support to local governments by $139 million in 2012 and $187 million in 2013.

"We're not going to panic. We have a 56 million dollar budget. $340,000 is a small percentage of that. It's still a big chunk of money, so we'll be watching it very carefully and sharing our information with the committee set...

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