The Director of Muskingum County Community Development delivered updates on grant projects Monday.
Sheila Samson spoke to the County Commissioners about those grant projects and how they could be used within the county to fund local projects.
"For this year, we have Meigs Township to assist with their community building, We have the village of South Zanesville, which is for street improvement, and the city of Dresden was for various street paving," said Samson.
The Muskingum County Commissioners are giving the public an opportunity to voice its concerns regarding flood legislation.
The commissioners were recently informed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources that enforcement of the special purpose flood reduction resolution was found to be deficient. On Thursday, Floodplain Administrator Ray Mennega sat down with the commissioners to go over the necessary changes.
"Previously, in our fee schedule, we just noted that...
The Muskingum County Commissioners are supporting resolutions that could ultimately lead to the merging of the county and city of Zanesville law enforcement dispatch centers.
Executive Director of the Planning Commission Andrew Roberts met with the commissioners on Thursday to discuss local government innovation funds. He said it's a pool of money that can be used for shared services.
"We are going to make application, hopefully next week, for some grant funds that we...
An architect consultant is reviewing the Muskingum County Home facility.
Rick Brown met with the county commissioners on Thursday to discuss the options regarding the certification process.
"The county home runs a nursing home effectively without licensure, just by statute," said Brown. "To apply for certification puts them under different regulations for reimbursement for Medicare and Medicaid, which is a different source of funding, and there are different...
The Muskingum County Commissioners are working with businesses to address concerns about permit fees.
On Thursday the commissioners met with representatives from FruhQuip Inc, Baker's Welding and Crane Service, and Farm Supply Center Inc. Commissioner Jim Porter said the cost for an oversize hauling permit has jumped from $20 to $750 this year.
"We enacted the new regulations about a month ago," said Porter. "I think we can acknowledge that we made some...
The Muskingum County Water Department is adding a new machine to its line-up.
Projects Director Don Madden met with the Muskingum County Commissioners on Thursday for a bid opening on a vacuum excavator. He said the equipment is used in areas where there are other utilities near the water lines.
"This is a large tank mounted on a trailer, and it generates enough vacuum that with the aid of a high-pressure washer, you can actually cut the ground, and it basically will...