City Council passes an emergency ordinance to apply for a loan for the Y-bridge lift station.
Public Service Director Mike Sims said they the Y-bridge lift station pumps the sewage for the entire north end of Zanesville as well as county flow from Dillon Hills and Stonehenge as well as new construction on the West Pike. The original lift station was built in the 1950's and rehabbed in the '80s.
"We need to be prepared for future growth. We need to be prepared to have this...
Some improvement projects are coming to the City of Zanesville.
City Council met Monday evening passing an ordinance that allows the city to apply and administer the Community Development Block Grant, a grant at the federal level that allows communities to use the funds for specific projects within the city.
"And those this year include a bridge replacement on Muskingum Avenue, it also includes a water line replacement on Jewett Drive, and an awning replacement on the...
No decision has been reached regarding the way Zanesville conducts some of its building inspection services.
After meeting Monday night with the Muskingum County Commissioners, Zanesville City Council decided to postpone the ordinance that would allow the city to contract out Licking County for some of its building inspection services. The move comes after the commissioners asked council Monday to re-negotiate the services Muskingum County currently provides.
Muskingum County Commissioners will present an alternative plan to Zanesville City Council regarding building inspections.
Commissioners hope to sway City Council to reconsider an agreement that the Licking County Building Department will handle commercial building inspections. Services would be less expensive, but Commissioner Brian Hill said, discontinuing the work with Mid-East Ohio Building Department in Zanesville would be more of a headache.
Zanesville Mayor Butch Zwelling delivered his final state of the city address to city council Monday night.
Zwelling says it has been a great honor to serve such a great city for the past six years. He says one of the biggest highlights as mayor was adopting the city of Slidell,Louisiana when hurricane Katrina hit the gulf coast.
"The look of satisfaction on the part of our people who took their vacations and went down there to help their fellow americans who were devastated...
The second floor of the Zanesville City Jail has been closed for nearly two years and now local officials are discussing the idea of possibly opening it back up.
Monday night at City Council, Police Chief Eric Lambes was asked to outline a budget to figure out how much it would cost to reopen that part of the jail. It was previously shut down due to lack of funds. Concerns, however, are now being raised over Governor Kasich's plans to change sentencing for convicts in order to save the...