Stories tagged with: Carol Friel

July 29, 2013 - 6:06pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

County investments continue to maintain status-quo from month to month.

During the investment committee meeting Monday afternoon, the Muskingum County Commissioners and Treasurer are making due with the resources they have in a difficult economy.

"No changes,” said Muskingum County Treasurer, Carol Friel. “Just monitoring our investments, to make sure that our money is working for us and it is working the best that it can right now. It's difficult, in this...

June 24, 2013 - 5:47pm
2 years 1 week ago

As expected, Muskingum County's investments continue to not gain much growth due to the economy.

Monday afternoon was the monthly Investment Committee meeting between the County Commissioners and the Treasurer's Office. The two entities, discussed the current state of these investments, which county operations depend on. However, more importantly, there is a critical tax date coming up in the next week.

"The most important thing right now is to get your taxes paid,”...

January 24, 2013 - 5:43pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

Interest income for Muskingum County fell short of projections.

The County Treasurer said that the projections were 20-25,000 less than what was actually made. Friel said their interest income is based on what the stocks and money market accounts are doing can affect how much they earn in interest. She said they'll continue to watch the markets.

"We'll look at our fees that impact the bottom line and watch our investments," explained Friel. "We'll see who has the...

March 15, 2012 - 5:32pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners held the first investment committee meeting with the new interim treasurer Thursday.

Carol Friel sat down with the commissioners to discuss county finances for the first time since she was sworn into office. Friel said after the meeting, she knows some of her top priorities for now.

"Make sure we are diligent on collecting our delinquent taxes, you know. That is money that people owe, and we need to get it. Other people pay their fair share...

March 9, 2012 - 6:05pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

An Interim Treasurer was sworn in at the Muskingum County Courthouse Friday.

Carol Friel was sworn into office at 3:30 Friday afternoon.

Friel replaces Phil Murphy, who resigned Wednesday in a letter left after hours at the Commissioners office.

The Muskingum County Commissioners accepted Murphy's resignation Thursday.

Friel said now that she has been sworn in, her top priority is to be more visible than her predecessor.

"I'm just excited about the position...

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