Stories tagged with: Mayor Jeff Tilton

March 9, 2015 - 7:42pm
37 weeks 3 days ago

Zanesville City Mayor Jeff Tilton gave his State of the City address prior to the council meeting Monday evening.

Tilton says the purpose of the speech was to address how the city has worked over the last year and talk about the plans for the year ahead. Tilton shared some of the highlights of his speech.

"Some of the highlights are some of the problems that we have in the city continuing which is our crime. Even though we have the Police Department at full force, we still...

February 23, 2015 - 9:36pm
39 weeks 3 days ago

Miss Ohio and local Girl Scouts started out Monday's council meeting by leading the pledge of allegiance.

Council discussed an ordinance to apply for OWDA low interest loan funding for the Linden Draining Project. We spoke to Mayor Jeff Tilton who gave us an overview of the situation.

"We've had problems down in that area for many many years. We've had houses flooded--during large storms the houses flood so we've been working on this for several years and in the last year or...

January 28, 2015 - 7:39am
43 weeks 2 days ago

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Snow Emergencies

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - As of 7:30 A.M.. Muskingum, Guernsey and Perry Counties are still under a Level One Snow Emergency.

Mayor Jeff Tiltion Re-Files

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Mayor Jeff Tilton became the third person to file with the Muskingum County Board of Elections for the May 5th election. The filing deadline for potential candidates in Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 4:...

January 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
43 weeks 3 days ago

The Mayor of Zanesville said he likes what he's doing and wants four more years of it.

Jeff Tilton got the necessary signatures and filed his petition to be on the May 5 ballot, and he said he is ready to run to be re-elected as mayor. Voters selected Tilton four years ago, and he said he hopes they do it again.

"I truly think we've done great things, and one of my campaign slogans from last time is I want to make the city better as I leave, and I hope I get another four...

January 27, 2015 - 4:51pm
43 weeks 3 days ago

For most people, several inches of snow means a chance to go outside and play or stay in where it's warm.

But, that's not the case for city street crews. These workers head out into the snowy night to clean our streets. Public Service Director, Jay Bennett, said a lot of work goes into planning the best point of attack for winter storms.

"This isn't their first rodeo, so those guys are really really good," Bennett said. "The process starts months ago with getting...

January 5, 2015 - 5:08pm
46 weeks 4 days ago

Zanesville Mayor Jeff Tilton met with Muskingum County Commissioners Monday.

It was held to discuss road maintenance in Washington Township. We spoke with Mayor Tilton after the meeting this afternoon who gave us an overview.

"A while back the Washington Township trustees came to us and wanted more money out of the Jed we have out there. So we just came today to talk to commissioners on what our options are about giving them more money or what we can do to help them out....

October 31, 2014 - 3:05pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

Zanesville city employees left Secrest Auditorium with full stomach's this afternoon.

Mayor Jeff Tilton held his annual luncheon thanking them for their hard work.

"We're feeding the employees, each year for many years, each year, they feed the employees for appreciation for what they do throughout the year and Jack Fenton started this tradition many years ago and we've continued it."

Usually, the luncheon is held during the summer months, but Tilton thought it...

October 2, 2014 - 10:55pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

 Over 100 Zanesville residents turned out to share their thoughts and concerns with city officials at a town hall meeting Thursday night.

The meeting began at 7:00 p.m. at the Civic League Center and lasted just under two hours. Several topics were brought up and discussed including problems with crime such as drugs, violence and prostitution.

While many believe there is still more that needs to be done to address the city's crime problem, some took time Thursday night to...

September 29, 2014 - 1:34pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

Zanesville Mayor Jeff Tilton is having a town hall meeting at the Civic League Center Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

He is inviting the entire community to the meeting to give people a chance to speak with him and other administrators about the issues facing the community. Tilton wants to hear what is concerning community members.

"This is their city," Tilton said. "It's not my city, it's not the administration's city, it's the citizens' city, and I think they need to have...

March 19, 2014 - 3:50pm
1 year 36 weeks ago

The ongoing search for the Zanesville Public Service Director has come to an end.

Since Mayor Jeff Tilton took office in January 2012, Zanesville has seen the demotion of Mike Sims as well as the hiring and firing of James Sawyer, all in the effort to find the most suitable Public Service Director. Today Mayor Tilton announced that Zanesville native, Jay Bennett, is returning to town to take on the position of Public Service and Community Development Director.

"I grew up...

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