Stories tagged with: Public Safety Committee

December 10, 2013 - 9:58pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

The Public Safety Committee Meeting was Tuesday evening at City Hall to discuss important issues at both Zanesville police and fire departments.

Public Safety Director Fred Buck says the meeting serves as a liaison between his department and city council.

"We like to give updates, what we are doing, where we are at, at our departments, and what we need to move forward,” Buck explained. “In case we do need councils backing or approval of what we are doing."...

April 4, 2011 - 7:55pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

Hunting in the city limits was a topic at Monday's Zanesville's Public Safety Committee meeting.

Mayor Zwelling asked the committee to allow hunting, specifically deer within the city limits. Public Service Committee Chairman Andrew Roberts says he along with other committee members have had residents approach them about allowing hunting, but as of now, it doesn't look like the city is going to budge.

"I don't know that at this point in time, we're really that interested in...

September 13, 2010 - 9:51pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

Overtime is becoming a hot topic for Zanesville city workers.

The Public Safety Committee held a meeting Monday night to discuss budget issues regarding the Fire Department.  

"We've had an ongoing issue for the last several months with overtime and the Fire Department regarding staffing levels and vacation sick time," said Council member Andrew Roberts.

Roberts says around $157,000 have been spent on overtime in the past year. Mayor...

May 13, 2010 - 5:12pm
5 years 7 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department's Assistant Chiefs and Lieutenants are forming a union.

At Thursday's  Public Safety Committee meeting Lt. Jeff Jadwin said the paperwork will be filed Tuesday, for the 12 firefighters to form a union. If they get the approval from the local firefighter's union they will join the International Association of Firefighters. If not, they will form their own union.

"Because of ongoing situations with money and benefits and days off and...

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