Stories tagged with: Mayor Jeff Tilton

April 8, 2015 - 6:06am
44 weeks 2 days ago

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New Trucks for Zanesville Street Department

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - For the first time in 12 years, the City of Zanesville has purchased two new trucks with 11 foot stainless steel beds. Mayor Jeff Tilton and Street Superintendent, Jeff Shook, say the purchase of the trucks is part of a larger project of revamping the city's equipment and making the street department more efficient.

New Program at Zane...

April 7, 2015 - 2:22pm
44 weeks 3 days ago

It's been 12 years since the city of Zanesville has purchased new trucks to be used for snow removal and dozens of other jobs.

As paving season begins, the city introduces the newest trucks in its fleet. Compared to the older trucks with ten foot beds, the new ones have stainless steel, 11 foot beds. Mayor Jeff Tilton explained how the new trucks will be put to use.

"With these new trucks we can do a lot better plowing. We can use them a lot better than with the smaller...

March 10, 2015 - 6:21am
48 weeks 3 days ago

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2 Indicted in Elderly Couple Murder

TUSCARAWAS COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - 29-year-old Robert Clark and 21-year-old Jeffrey Stewart are both facing charges in the slayings of 88-year-old Doyle Chumney and his 79-year-old wife, Lillian from Tuscarawas County. An indictment released Wednesday charges Clark with multiple counts of aggravated murder with death penalty specifications for using a gun. Stewart's aggravated murder...

March 9, 2015 - 7:42pm
48 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
50 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
1 year 2 weeks 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
1 year 2 weeks 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
1 year 2 weeks 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
1 year 5 weeks 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 14 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...

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