The Port Authority is putting its feet to the pavement.
Executive Director Mike Jacoby and a member of the Port Board are leaving their offices and meeting with major employers in Muskingum County.
The goal is to build relationships with businesses in our area.
"We're also asking some business climate issues so we can identify some ways we can help them locally in the short term and if there are bigger business climate issues we can pass them on to the State of Ohio,...
The Zanesville-Muskingum Port Authority is awaiting final approval on it's job ready site at the Eastpointe Industrial Park from the Ohio Department of Development.
That approval could come with-in the week. Executive Director Mike Jacoby said that the official certification would make the Job Ready Site one of the first manufacturing JRS's in the state. It's four years of work that the port is hoping to pay off since most of the port's income comes from selling property.
The Port Authority clears up a hitch with the Job Ready Site at Wednesday's meeting.
The Zanesville-Muskingum Port Authority Board has agreed to pay $36,000 in order to clear up an oil and gas lease on 100 acres of the Job Ready Site in the Eastpointe Business Park.
"This is something we've been trying to do for two years," said Mike Jacoby Port Authority Executive Director. "But there's been a change in ownership at the company and Range Resources was bought out...
The Heath-Newark Licking County Port Authority announced today that it signed an agreement with Goodrich for office building space. Goodrich is a guidance engineering services company and is leasing 16,000 square feet in a proposed new office and clean room building at the Central Ohio Aerospace and Technology Center in Heath. Goodrich’s presence at the Aerospace Center dates back to 1996 when the company became a subcontractor at the former Newark Air Force Base. This effort fulfills...
The Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority names a new executive director at a special meeting Monday morning.
The Port hires Mike Jacoby the current executive director of the Southeastern Ohio Port Authority in Marietta. As a native of Ohio, Jacoby's worked in various port authorities throughout his career and has worked in Marietta for the last four years.
The husband and father of two says he's looking forward to starting his new job in Muskingum County, mid-April.