In November's election Perry Township voted for aggregation of their electric bills.
By voting "yes" for the aggregation residents pull together to receive better electric rates. On Monday Account Manager with Palmer Energy Bill Bradish and Perry Township Trustee Gary Hursey met with Muskingum County Commissioners to discuss the details.
"What we're talking about is the generation side of our electric bills, our bills are split basically 50/50, one side...
The Muskingum County Commissioners are still exploring options for the future of the County Home.
Vice President of Zandex Health Care Stoey Stout met with the commissioners on Thursday to discuss the status of Zandex's proposal for the home. Stout said it would be beneficial for the county to consider Zandex as an option.
"We did emphasize what we thought were the values of our proposal," said Stout. "We feel pretty confident that Zandex...
Muskingum County Commissioners met with County Treasurer Phil Murphy today.
Murphy told the commissioners that one of their CDs will mature on September 1st. Commissioner Jerry Lavy said most of the rates are locked in, but the unsteady market could affect the county's investments in the future.
"Most of the investments that we have are locked percentages," said Lavy. "As time goes on and they start maturing, then it will have some affect on it....
After a heated debate at Monday nights Zanesville City Council Meeting a truce has been called between the City and County.
The ordinance that would contract Licking County's Building Department to handle some of Zanesville's building inspection services was scrapped. Thursday morning Zanesville's Mayor Butch Zwelling and Code Enforcement Officer Tim Smith apologized to Muskingum County Commissioners for the behavior in Monday night's City Council Meeting.
The Muskingum County Commissioners met Thursday afternoon to discuss a possible new federal grant for transportation improvement projects.
Muskingum County Planning Commission Executive Director Andy Roberts approached the commissioners about the grant, given by the US Department of Transportation, and thought the county might benefit from what it has to offer.
"They just opened this up on July 18th, it was 140 million dollars earmarked for rural projects, they focus on...
A recent allocation letter reveals how much Muskingum County will have to offer their surrounding communities.
Friday afternoon, County Commissioners received notification that they will acquire $216,000 for the 2011 Community Development Program Grant. Commissioners met Monday morning with, Community Development Coordinator, Sheila Samson, to decide how to delegate the money.
"Just hoping to award these applicants that we discussed," said Samson. "...
If you're an AEP customer, you might soon see a slight drop in your electric bill.
Palmer Energy, a company based out of Toledo, went in front of the Muskingum County Commissioners Monday to unveil an energy saving proposal for residents.
"It looks like from the bid or the quote they have so far, it's about a 3 percent savings on the generation portion of people's bills so about half of their bill would get about a three percent discount on the rate that's been negotiated so...