Stories tagged with: Mike Sims

November 4, 2011 - 10:28am
3 years 25 weeks ago

It's going to cost the City of Zanesville more money to collect residents leaves this fall.

Already the process has been put off because of a tight budget and fuel costs. Now officials said they'll be taking this year's leaves to a landfill because they don't have a farm to take the leaves like they usually do. The added cost is now $16-18,000.

"It's the same as the tonage for the regular trash pick up and we will have as many as twenty loads a day and up to 120 and they are...

May 25, 2011 - 3:41pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

Rain slows up the building of the new water treatment plant.

Construction workers had hoped to have the plant up and running by September but that's been pushed back to November because of our wet spring.

"There are still one or two critical tie-ins that we have to do to get the plant to function before we kill the old plant so to speak," said Zanesville Public Service Director Mike Sims. "We have to make sure that it's pumping and backwashing properly. We need to...

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