Stories tagged with: southeastern ohio cultural event center

February 27, 2012 - 6:02pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

A financial plan is in the works for the Southeastern Ohio Cultural Event Center.

On Monday the Muskingum County Commissioners met with the Bond Finance Manager for Robert Baird Company.  Commissioner Jerry Lavy said the county could sign on to a backstop for the project.

"A backstop is like a loan, almost like a guarantee, so they set a portion of the money off to the side that's at least for one year's payment of the bond interest, or the debt payment, and then...

February 23, 2012 - 7:12pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

The vision of a campus-wide project is coming together to change the face of downtown Zanesville.

On Thursday the Muskingum County Welcome Center hosted a public meeting to share the progress of the Southeastern Ohio Cultural Event Center.  Executive Director of the Muskingum County Convention Facilities Authority Vicki Maple said after a series of market testing, the facility is entering design development and pre-construction phases.

"Right now we're about 62% funded...

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