Muskingum County is applying to bring more money to our area.
Community Development Director, Sheila Samson, went before the Muskingum County Commissioners Thursday to update them on the different grants the county is currently working on.
"We are actually applying for the 2010 CHIP grants, our community housing improvements, applying for a $500,000 and I just gave them an update on the different activities which we have private owner rehabilitation,...
Students at Starlight School now have a new project.
Starlight Industries and the Muskingum County Commissioners entered into a contract Thursday to have Starlight students convert records from the 1800s into micro-films.
"The information will be preserved in a better format than the books should something happen as every year paper disintegrates or whatever, so we had entered into a contract to help supply and help with that," says Commissioner...
The Muskingum County Commissioners passed a resolution Thursday that will give Muskingum County's largest employer tax exempt obligations.
The Genesis Healthcare System is changing to an all electronic records system. Thursday the Chief Financial Officer of Genesis went before the commissioners to hold a public hearing and resolution about Genesis receiving tax exempt obligations.
"What we were wanting was permission for the county to act as a conduit for...
The Muskingum County Business Incubator is looking to become self-supportive.
Carol Humphreys with the incubator met with the Muskingum County Commissioners and representatives from Senator Sherrod Brown's office to give an update and discuss more areas for funding.
Humphreys says she would like to see the incubator expand to have a community kitchen. The community kitchen could help entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground and have residents consume food...
Philo residents who live near the Rockies Express Pipeline are back in their homes after a gas leak near Irish Ridge Road on Saturday, but some are still on edge.
Muskingum County Commissioner, Brian Hill, says that is completely understandable.
"I'm sure it made them nerous. It would make me as well. Again, I think the responders-as in any kind of accident-responded well and did their jobs. I guess that would help me feel somewhat settled, " says Hill.
The Muskingum County Commissioners are taking bids Thursday for the Licking Road and South Pleasant Grove Road waterline project.
Commissioner Bates alone, took the opening bids from seven companies. The bids ranged from $169,938.20 to $222,053.22. Bates says the county will be paying for the waterline that will service between 30 and 50 homes. It is now the responsibility of the County Engineer to make a recommendation.