Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Port Authority

May 5, 2011 - 6:08pm
5 years 16 weeks ago

During these tough economic times, the Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority is feeling the pinch and is looking to fund a few projects with the help of the County Commissioners.

Port Authority Executive Director Mike Jacoby went in front of the commissioners Thursday morning to ask for a line of credit to help with some Eastpointe Business Park improvement projects.

"Rather than take our limited cash to make these improvements at Eastpointe, what we'd like to do is...

April 27, 2011 - 12:06pm
5 years 17 weeks ago

Money's tight for the Zanesville/Muskingum County Port Authority.

The Port has around $93,000 in its general fund. The board has projected that while things are running smoothly money will get very tight towards the end of the year. In the past the Port has relied heavily on land sales to keep the general fund running. The biggest piece of property is the Job Ready Site at Eastpointe.

"We've had some interest in the Job Ready Site," said Executive Director Mike Jacoby...

March 16, 2011 - 12:22pm
5 years 23 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority takes steps to sell a piece of Eastpointe property.

At Wednesday's meeting the Port Board authorized Executive Director Mike Jacoby to enter into an agreement with CB Richard Ellis, the largest North American brokerage firm. The hope is they'll be able to help sell the Job Ready Site at Eastpointe.

"They've done a lot of deals in Central Ohio. Big deals, big company. They convinced us they had the reach and connections to help...

December 15, 2010 - 1:18pm
5 years 36 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Port Authority discusses option for rail at the Eastpointe Business Park.

Four options are up for consideration. The first would put nearly two miles of rail to the Job Ready Site.  The Port Authority would also receive $800,000 in grant money to help fund the cost estimated at $3.2 million.

"We have a rough time line but we may be talking about late winter early spring. I hate to say when it will exactly be," said Executive...

May 19, 2010 - 12:13pm
6 years 14 weeks ago

The Port Authority is beginning to put their 2011 budget together.

Due to the economic downturn  the port is keeping tight reigns on spending in the upcoming budget year, as they prepare preliminary numbers for the auditor.

"Over the past four years the Port Authority has spent over a million dollars, $1.2 million on projects," explained Mike Jacoby port authority executive director. "We've invested a lot into the general fund and that's an investment that...

April 21, 2010 - 12:24pm
6 years 18 weeks ago

It's a busy day on the job for the new Executive Director of the Port Authority.

Mike Jacoby is settling in to his first day in the role, bringing in boxes and sifting through paperwork that's been on hold since the departure of former Executive Director Jerry Nolder in January.

"It's a little overwhelming," said Port Authority Executive Director Mike Jacoby. "I need to talk to people but I also need to dig into the files because of when your talking grant...

March 22, 2010 - 10:29am
6 years 23 weeks ago

The Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority has named its new Executive Director. He is Mike Jacoby, who used to be the Port Authority Executive Director in Marietta. He replaces Jerry Nolder who left to take a job running Bloomer Candy Company in Zanesville.  The annoucement was made this morning at a special Port Authority board meeting.  More details to come.

January 4, 2010 - 6:39pm
6 years 34 weeks ago

Muskingum County is losing a key official that others say has worked tirelessly to bring business and prosperity to the area.

Port Authority Executive Director, Jerry Nolder turned in his letter of resignation at a meeting this morning.

WHIZ's Emily Baird has local reaction on this announcement.

Muskingum County Port Authority Executive Director, Jerry Nolder, asked members to hold a meeting this morning just before Christmas.

"I didn't necessarily know what...

January 4, 2010 - 12:29pm
6 years 34 weeks ago

Muskingum County Port Authority members are approving the resignation of Executive Director, Jerry Nolder.

Nolder submitted his letter of resignation at a meeting this morning, saying he has accepted a CEO position at the Bloomer Candy Company.

Nolder has been an active member of the Port Authority for about five years. One of his biggest contributions to the city of Zanesville and Muskingum County is the development of the East Pointe Business Park.

Port Authority members...

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