Stories tagged with: Port Authority

February 11, 2010 - 6:38pm
4 years 27 weeks ago


The Muskingum County Commissioners are continuing their support to a local entity that they hope will bring jobs to our area.

The commissioners gave $80,000 Thursday to the Port Authority. The funds are part of their annual $100,000 contribution to the organization.

"Port Authority is an entity that can buy and sell property which we need and that is probably going to put Muskingum County a step ahead of other counties is the Port Authority is very supportive and...

January 20, 2010 - 1:47pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

The Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority holds its first meeting without an executive director.

Just two weeks ago former Executive Director Jerry Nolder turned in his resignation to become the CEO of Bloomer of Candy Company, leaving the port without a leader. Thursday board members discussed the void left by his departure as the search begins for a new executive director, as they hope to have all resumes in by mid February.

"At time we'll take a look at the...

January 4, 2010 - 12:06pm
4 years 32 weeks ago

WHIZ has learned that Port Authority Executive Director Jerry Nolder has resigned from his position. Nolder says he will become the new CEO at Bloomer Candy Company.

Stay tuned for more on the story.

December 17, 2009 - 4:11pm
4 years 35 weeks ago


The Muskingum County Commissioners say they will continue to financially support the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority, even after the city of Zanesville is considering cutting its Port Authority funding from $100,000 to $50,000.

Commissioner John Bates says the county currently gives $100,000 to the Port Authority, plus $20,000 for the job incubator.

"The county is actually going to support the Port Authority. We are actually in a stage out there the...

December 16, 2009 - 1:16pm
4 years 35 weeks ago

Impending cuts to the City of Zanesville's budget is causing the Port Authority to rework their own.

At Wednesday's meeting Executive Director Jerry Nolder shared a letter written to City Council Members about a possible cut in the port's subsidy. A proposal in place would cut the port's funding in half from $100,000 to $50,000.

"Certainly the letter the Port Authority sends to the city would justify doubling the subsidy," said Zanesville's Mayor Howard Zwelling....

October 16, 2009 - 11:43am
4 years 44 weeks ago

A Newark company will begin work on the job ready site in the Eastpointe Industrial Park.

At Friday's Muskingum County Port Authority meeting board members award Rayco the $200,000 project to finish grading a 102 acre pad. The Port's executive director says that will use most of the funds left to develop the area.

"It's basically completing the site grading," explained Jerry Nolder. "It's moving dirt, filling in wet land area and we do have...

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