Muskingum County Commissioners received an update Thursday afternoon on the progress of the Business Incubator Project.
The project include a number of grants for renovations. County Development Director Sheila Samson said the county is awaiting a site visit from the Ohio Department of Energy in order to receive an energy efficiency grant.
"Do a site visit, make sure all the construction is in good order and that all of our finances are in proper order."
New property and liability appraisals were presented to Muskingum County Commissioners Monday morning.
County owned buildings are insured through CORSA. Marketing Manager Ginny Shrimplin said the new appraisal revealed an increase in the value of the buildings, worth about $13 million. The increase stems from new buildings and additions to existing structures since the county's last appraisal in 2001.
"That's typical that we see in counties when we do new appraisals,...
It's looking as if the Northpointe slip repair project won't meet deadline and will be delayed in reopening.
At a tense meeting Monday, officials from the Ohio Department of Transportation, the Muskingum County Commissioners, the County Engineer and members of the project design team met to iron out discrepancies in project costs and options in finishing the project.
It was discussed the possibility of adding a curtain drain, as well as removing more soil. At debate was the...
The Muskingum County commissioners are always looking for ways to save money, and an idea presented on Thursday could help.
Muskingum County planning commission director Andrew Roberts spoke to the commissioners about a central paper store. He said paper could be bought on sale in large quantities and put into storage for the county.
"We would need a building that we could keep it in, which would need to be climate-controlled, so the paper doesn't go bad," said...
Muskingum County officially has a new commissioner.
After two hours and three votes, the Republican Central Committee appointed Highland Township Trustee and Strauss Fencing Owner Steve Strauss who campaigned twice in previous elections for a commissioner seat.
"It certainly was a personal goal and I worked really hard at that and I stayed involved for many years and even after previous elections. Hard work pays off and it is gratifying I admit but it's a great challenge. It...
The issue of who does building inspections in Muskingum County could be decided Monday night. Before Zanesville City Council meets the Mid-East Building Department met with Muskingum County Commissioners to review a counter proposal made by the city.
Through contract - Inspection Services on commercial products within the City of Zanesville and currently completed by the Mid-East Building Department. In an attempt to save revenue the city has requested city employees manage the...