Stories tagged with: County Comissioners

February 1, 2016 - 4:01pm
1 week 3 days ago

The Muskingum County Planning Commission met with county commissioners Monday.

Executive Director Andrew Roberts discussed the possibility of a utilities plan in the county.

"Just taking a look at what we currently have capacities across the county. And where we want to push utilities. Where we can actually get the biggest bang for our buck. We're doing a little planing 5,10,15 years down the road to see where we are going to be. Where we need to be with our utilities at...

December 17, 2015 - 5:27pm
8 weeks 7 hours ago

The Old Wheeling water storage tank is in need of restoration. On Thursday Muskingum County Commissioners took bids on the project.

The water storage tank on Old Wheeling Road was built in the late 80's and is in need of a new paint job. There was a total of nine bids submitted to commissioners.

"The paint system on there due to the passage of time has rusted, and now it needs to be completely replaced," said Project Manager Jeff Vaughn. "You see on the outside...

May 21, 2015 - 3:36pm
38 weeks 8 hours ago

The County Commissioners were visited by the Muskingum County Business Incubator May 21.

MCBI stopped in to update the county on the progress being made to renovate the second floor of the building. Executive Director Larry Triplett said they are still in early stages of improvement but the community can look forward to many changes.

"I think people are going to see new exciting things coming out of MCBI over the upcoming years, " said Triplett.

The improvement...

September 25, 2014 - 4:03pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

The monthly investment committee meeting was held at Muskingum County Commissioners Thursday afternoon.

The current interest rate environment is not the best but it has gradually been improving over the last 10 years, especially over the last 3. Treasurer of Muskingum County, Carol Friel says during the month of September the county has invested in a few different instruments. Friel told us they are excited about this months transactions.

"What we're excited about is we've...

May 29, 2014 - 4:27pm
1 year 36 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners held a bid opening on Thursday for a series of road pavement projects.

The commissioners met with members from the Muskingum County Engineer's Office to discuss nine road improvement projects throughout the county and area townships. Some of the main road ways up for maintenance include Adamsville, Canal and Clay Pike.

"Well as everybody knows with the extreme winter that we have had we have had a lot of problems with the roadways. Some of...

May 22, 2014 - 5:10pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

Members of the Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District met with the County Commissioners to give them their draft budget for the new year.

Each year the district factors in funding from local entities as well as the state to come up with final numbers, but workers say sometime it's difficult to produce an exact amount. This year they have set the budget at just around $350,000.

" We are funded partially locally and partially through the state. The state operates...

April 17, 2014 - 5:37pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners held bid openings for a million dollar project that's scheduled to start early this summer.

Three companies submitted bid proposals to complete construction on the New Life Lift Station and Sanitary Force Main on US 22. Stanley Miller Construction, Precision Pipeline and Zembra Brothers submitted bids that ranged from 1.3 million dollars to 1.5 million dollars.

"The engineer will review the bids and come back with a recommendation probably...

April 4, 2014 - 4:52pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners and the Convention and Visitors' Bureau received $10,000 from the Muskingum County Community Foundation this week and they are already planning uses for the newly acquired funds.

Commissioner, Jerry Lavy says that they applied for the Foundation's Spring Grant earlier this year and hoped to use the money to beautify our county. Especially during the holidays.

"There's some ideas that have come up like some of our surrounding county...

March 27, 2014 - 4:10pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

A bid opening took place at the Muskingum County Commissioners Office on Thursday for a new county water project.

In conjunction with the 40 West Gratiot-Mt. Sterling existing pipe lines, both the Western Heights and Ridge Roads Water Projects will expand to include 45 properties on those two streets. The county commissioners received five bids from various companies to complete the project.

"Our estimate was $322,000 and we had bids ranging from $485,000 to $301,000,"...

March 20, 2014 - 5:23pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

Officials from the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department met with the Muskingum County Commissioners on Thursday to negotiate a new rental agreement for the lease of their building on 7th St.

Work on the document has lasted for the past several months and now it is in the final stages of completion. During the meeting the health department raised issues concerning the agreement.

"We occupy about 25 to 26 percent of the building that we are in so we are looking to...

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