Stories tagged with: Jeff Tilton

April 22, 2015 - 6:15pm
14 weeks 2 days ago

The City of Zanesville celebrated the work anniversary of one of their employees Wednesday afternoon.

Mary E. Bush has been working for the city for 55 years. That makes her second in line for the longest city government career in the state of Ohio. The current longest career is 57 years. Bush worked as the purchasing coordinator for the city. We had the chance to speak with her, and she told us how she was feeling looking back on her career.

"After 55 years there's no doubt...

May 27, 2014 - 6:15pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

Those who frequent Zane's Landing Park have likely noticed a slight change of scenery recently.

The old tent structure which went up in 1988 was taken down with a new structure put in its place last Thursday.  Zanesville Public Safety Director Fred Buck said years of weathering and vandalism took a hard toll on the old structure, and it was time for a replacement.

"We used to come in and retreat it about every year and clean it, but it got to the point where we couldn't...

December 28, 2011 - 5:56pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

A new Mayor will soon be sworn into office in the city of Zanesville.

On January 1, 2012, Democrat Jeff Tilton will officially take over the duties as Mayor.
At Tuesday's City Council meeting, Tilton announced changes to his staff at City Hall.
The Mayor-Elect stopped by the WHIZ studios today, to discuss some of those changes.

"I've changed Dale Raines with Rhonda Heskett in as my Budget and Finance person. The Public Safety Director did retire, as of the end...

November 9, 2011 - 1:26am
3 years 38 weeks ago

The city of Zanesville has elected longtime Councilman Jeff Tilton to become mayor beating out his closest challenger Rob Sharrer by 159 votes.

Tilton says it was a lot of hard work but worth the effort. He appeared on last night's WHIZ News at 11 and thanked his supporters. He says it's very overwhelming but come January, he's ready to get down to business.

"First thing is getting an administration in place because we have to start working on some problems not only...

November 8, 2011 - 11:09pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

Zanesville City Councilman Jeff Tilton has been elected mayor of Zanesville.

Tilton, a Democrat, defeated Republican Rob Sharrer and Independent Randy Case.

Tilton received 2439 votes, to Sharrer's 2280 and Case's 420.

May 3, 2011 - 5:29pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

There will not be a primary election Tuesday in Muskingum County. But this week independent candidates running for Zanesville Mayor and City Council have officially filed their petitions with the Muskingum County Board of Elections.

Zanesville resident Randy Case will be running for mayor against democratic candidate and city councilman Jeff Tilton and republican candidate Rob Sharrer. Former second ward city councilman Kevin Mcpeek will be running for second ward once again.


February 16, 2011 - 11:47pm
4 years 23 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Democratic Party has officially endorsed their candidate for Zanesville mayor.

Zanesville City Councilman Jeff Tilton will be running on the democratic ticket. Tilton brings 7.5 years of council experience to the table and he thinks he has what it takes to be mayor for the city of Zanesville.

"I've been on the budget committee for the last two years and we've made big changes in the way city hall looks at each other. We've had better communication within...

November 4, 2009 - 9:07am
5 years 38 weeks ago

Three people were elected to the Zanesville City Council at large seats Tuesday one of those being Democrat Jeff Tilton.

Tilton has previously served two terms and is currently filling a vacated council seat. He says it's always exciting to be elected to public office.

"I want to thank the people of Zanesville for having the trust in me to let me have another two years on council," said Tilton.

Tilton says he's looking forward to many projects in his new two year...

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