Stories tagged with: Sheila Samson

January 11, 2016 - 6:24pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

Muskingum County and the City of Zanesville will once again apply for a 'CHIP' Grant to make improvements to area homes.

The Community Housing Improvement Grant of $850,000 would allow homes in the city and county to see repairs. President of Ohio Regional Development Corporation Dale Hartle said the county and city have partnered to apply for the grant for years in order to better the lives of those residing in the local area.

"The program is designed to make the house more...

June 29, 2015 - 5:48pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

Road resurfacing continues across the area, and so does the bidding process for companies to get the projects. 

The Muskingum County Commissioners received eight bids Monday for four different projects. After several brief meetings announcing the bids, the commissioners took all of them under advisement. Now, the county engineer's office will review all of the bids. 

"They review the numbers and make sure everything is in order with their cost of them, their...

June 5, 2014 - 6:15pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

Muskingum County Community Development Director Sheila Samson met with the county commissioners Thursday to discuss the allocation of funds.

The county is eligible for $133,000 from the 2014 Community Development Allocation Grant funded by the state of Ohio.

"They were reviewing the subrecipient applications that different communities had submitted," Samson said. "They were reviewing their grant requests along with their match dollars and gave a...

June 13, 2011 - 4:47pm
5 years 10 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners received an update on the status of this year's Community Development Block Grant funding Monday afternoon.

The grant, given at the state level allows townships and villages to apply for funding for small projects like road resurfacing, landscaping, and building renovations. The commissioners prioritized the list of projects Monday.

"I will send out notifications to those to let them know where they ranked in our list. We'll be doing the...

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