Stories tagged with: muskingum county commissioners

January 5, 2015 - 6:01pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

The architects for the proposed senior center in Muskingum County met with Commissioners Monday.

The meeting was to update the Commissioners on the progress of the new senior center that is to be built just off State Route 1-46 near Zane State College. We spoke to Brain Addis, Lead Architect for the project for an update and the objective.

"Deliver for the seniors in the community a place where they can recreate, a place where they can have activities, join together in...

December 8, 2014 - 5:14pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

House of Grace's Pastor, Joe Dunlap, is looking for ways to help people in the community.

Dunlap plans on opening a women's shelter to help get people off the streets when they fall on hard times. He met with the county commissioners Monday morning to hear ideas from them about how to go about this process. And after recommendations Dunlap plans on working with the re-entry coalition to help people.

"We don't want to reinvent the wheel or something it's doing," Dunlap...

October 27, 2014 - 6:20pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Center for Seniors is getting closer to constructing a new building.

Terry Dunn and other representatives from the center along with architect Brian Addis met with the county commissioners Monday to present a contract for a construction manager.

The center is looking to move its building out near the advanced science and technology center at Zane State and needs to iron out some of the details.

"That's exactly why we need the construction manager,...

October 27, 2014 - 3:37pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Community Development Director met with County Commissioners Monday.

The meeting was to give an update on the current bid situation for road re-surfacing in the Villages of Philo and Dresden. As of the last meeting, only one bid had been placed on the Philo project. Shelia Samson gave us an update on the current situation.

"We had to re-bid two re-surfacing projects. One was the Village of Philo, one was the Village of Dresden and we did receive a bid on...

October 22, 2014 - 4:11pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

An unfortunate accident for Linda Regula, the Democratic Candidate for Muskingum County Commissioner this weekend has her in the hospital.

Regula attended her granddaughter's wedding Saturday, and immediately following the ceremony, she was lining up for pictures in the church's basement when she didn't see a raised portion of the floor and fell to the ground breaking her hip.

Sitting up in her bed at Good Samaritan Hospital she spoke with us. 

"I think what I'm...

October 16, 2014 - 6:20pm
1 year 40 weeks ago

Pro Act met with the Muskingum County Commissioners Thursday morning.

A representative was there to talk about the Prescription Discount Card Program. Pro Act works with counties and municipalities across the nation to offer the program to area residents. This program offers discounts to residents paying full cash price for prescriptions. Terrence O'Neill, Discount Card Program Manager of Pro Act Told us everyone is eligible to take part in it.

"Everyone is eligible. There's...

October 7, 2014 - 10:19am
1 year 41 weeks ago

 Muskingum County Officials want to share with residents the goals and plans for the future of an area bridge. 

The Muskingum County Commissioners along with Muskingum County Engineer Doug Davis will speak about the Philo-Duncan Falls bridge during a public meeting on Thursday, November 13. 

Davis will also be joined by his consultant for this project. 

The meeting will take place at the Philo Junior High School at 225 Market Street in Philo at 7pm....

October 6, 2014 - 4:21pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

Starlight Industries is planning a renovation on its Zane Street building.

Starlight had 65 employees on waivers for 18 months and they are now back. The company is renovating to add necessary office space for those extra employees. Superintendent, John Hill, met with the Muskingum County Commissioners today to get approval for the project.

"Currently we have service coordination offices in that building plus central office staff, so we're just kind of replicating four...

October 5, 2014 - 6:47pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

Candidates seeking local, state and national office took part in a public forum at the John McIntire Library Sunday.

There is one open Muskingum County Commissioners' seat. And incumbent James Porter has one challenger, Linda Regula. In his campaign Porter is stressing job creation throughout the county.

"We must keep government spending under control and understand our economy will recover from creativity and hard work of the private citizens not from government spending,...

September 22, 2014 - 4:10pm
1 year 43 weeks ago

There is a new senior housing development in the works.

Valley View Place looks to help provide an aging population with affordable senior housing. Michael Hood of the Muskingum County Community Action Committee met with the county commissioners this afternoon to give an update on the project.

The commissioners gave Hood a letter of support, earlier this year, to help get the grants and loans necessary to build the complex. Commissioner Jerry Lavy said it is a necessary project...

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