The Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District is asking the county commissioners for monetary help.
It presented its 2011 budget, which must be submitted by June 1st of this year.
"What we requested this year in our total budget is less than what we asked last year. We've trimmed a lot of areas but are still carrying a lot of good, strong programs though, " says administrator Dick Sorg.
But it also requested some more immediate funding.
The City of Zanesville will now be able to pull from a finalized budget for the year 2010.
The ordinance outlining the budget passed unanimously at city council this evening.
"We're not out of the woods yet," said City Council President Dan Vincent. "These need to be continued to be looked at. Adjustments will have to be made along the way. Now there is a concern as far as comp time and how that's going to fan out."
It's getting down to the wire as the deadline for a finished budget for the city of Zanesville approaches.
Tonight at council, an ordinance was passed allowing city officials to enter into a labor agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police/Ohio Labor Council. That agreement includes a three-year pay increase of one-percent the first year, two-percent the second and three-percent for the final year of the contract.
"With the budget being tight, that's a concern," said...
Zanesville city crews are attempting to clear the roadways after the third winter storm we've had in about a week and a half, and Public Service Director, Mike Sims, says the side roads are becoming a challenge.
"Just because of the extreme amount of snow and what we plowed two or three weeks ago is now frozen into moguls. The trucks are even having a difficult time moving it, " says Sims.
Another reason is people parking their cars on the roadways because they have no...