Stories tagged with: Port Authority

June 16, 2010 - 11:57am
5 years 16 weeks ago

The Port Authority clears up a hitch with the Job Ready Site at Wednesday's meeting.

The Zanesville-Muskingum Port Authority Board has agreed to pay $36,000 in order to clear up an oil and gas lease on 100 acres of the Job Ready Site in the Eastpointe Business Park.

"This is something we've been trying to do for two years," said Mike Jacoby Port Authority Executive Director. "But there's been a change in ownership at the company and Range Resources was bought out...

April 29, 2010 - 1:15pm
5 years 23 weeks ago

The Heath-Newark Licking County Port Authority announced today that it signed an agreement with Goodrich for office building space. Goodrich is a guidance engineering services company and is leasing 16,000 square feet in a proposed new office and clean room building at the Central Ohio Aerospace and Technology Center in Heath. Goodrich’s presence at the Aerospace Center dates back to 1996 when the company became a subcontractor at the former Newark Air Force Base. This effort fulfills...

March 22, 2010 - 12:18pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

The Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority names a new executive director at a special meeting Monday morning.

The Port hires Mike Jacoby the current executive director of the Southeastern Ohio Port Authority in Marietta. As a native of Ohio, Jacoby's worked in various port authorities throughout his career and has worked in Marietta for the last four years.

The husband and father of two says he's looking forward to starting his new job in Muskingum County, mid-April.


March 17, 2010 - 12:08pm
5 years 29 weeks ago

The Port Authority is one step closer to announcing their new executive director.

At today's meeting, the field of candidates was narrowed from six to two.

"We are notifying the number one prospect and getting him to come back in," said Port Authority Chairman Dick McClelland. "We're going to talk about a pay package and make sure that we're on the same page. Hopefully if that individual accepts the position, we will notify who we need to notify soon."


March 8, 2010 - 10:39am
5 years 30 weeks ago

The Board of the Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority will soon start interviewing candidates for the open Port Executive Director position. Chairman Dick McClelland says this Friday the board will start the interview process. He says he will hold a regular board meeting and then the group will go into executive session and conduct the interviews. The process is expected to last the whole day. It possible that a decision could be made sometime next week. The board started the process...

February 11, 2010 - 6:38pm
5 years 34 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners are continuing their support to a local entity that they hope will bring jobs to our area.

The commissioners gave $80,000 Thursday to the Port Authority. The funds are part of their annual $100,000 contribution to the organization.

"Port Authority is an entity that can buy and sell property which we need and that is probably going to put Muskingum County a step ahead of other counties is the Port Authority is very supportive and...

January 20, 2010 - 1:47pm
5 years 37 weeks ago

The Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority holds its first meeting without an executive director.

Just two weeks ago former Executive Director Jerry Nolder turned in his resignation to become the CEO of Bloomer of Candy Company, leaving the port without a leader. Thursday board members discussed the void left by his departure as the search begins for a new executive director, as they hope to have all resumes in by mid February.

"At time we'll take a look at the...

January 4, 2010 - 12:06pm
5 years 39 weeks ago

WHIZ has learned that Port Authority Executive Director Jerry Nolder has resigned from his position. Nolder says he will become the new CEO at Bloomer Candy Company.

Stay tuned for more on the story.

December 17, 2009 - 4:11pm
5 years 42 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners say they will continue to financially support the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority, even after the city of Zanesville is considering cutting its Port Authority funding from $100,000 to $50,000.

Commissioner John Bates says the county currently gives $100,000 to the Port Authority, plus $20,000 for the job incubator.

"The county is actually going to support the Port Authority. We are actually in a stage out there the...

December 16, 2009 - 1:16pm
5 years 42 weeks ago

Impending cuts to the City of Zanesville's budget is causing the Port Authority to rework their own.

At Wednesday's meeting Executive Director Jerry Nolder shared a letter written to City Council Members about a possible cut in the port's subsidy. A proposal in place would cut the port's funding in half from $100,000 to $50,000.

"Certainly the letter the Port Authority sends to the city would justify doubling the subsidy," said Zanesville's Mayor Howard Zwelling....

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