Stories tagged with: Moving Ohio Forward Grant

February 7, 2013 - 7:13pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners received an update on several grants throughout the county, including the popular Moving Ohio Forward Demolition Grant.

Community Development Director Sheila Samson met with the commissioners and informed them of several updates to the grant. Samson opened her office for requests on houses to be added to the list and since Monday has received many calls regarding the demolition project.

"We've had several people call in with concerns with...

February 4, 2013 - 2:57pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

The county looks to demolish houses left vacant.

Fourteen properties within the county from Roseville to New Concord to Otsego are on the list to be demolished through the "Moving Ohio Forward Grant."

"We trying to eliminate the decrease in property value, illegal activity that's going on in some of these houses with arson. Some of the homeless people or just teenagers are just breaking into them," said Muskingum County Community Development Director Shelia...

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