Stories tagged with: USDA

March 10, 2016 - 4:07pm
19 weeks 2 days ago

Officials from the United States Department of Agriculture visited Muskingum County Thursday.

Their group met with Muskingum County Commissioners to talk about funding for water and, sewer projects and community programs.

"Water and sewer we offer 40 year terms fixed interest rates for projects anywhere outside of the city of Zanesville. Population is a limiting factor for us. It has to be below 10,000 population for water and sewer. For community facilities the population...

September 6, 2013 - 12:46pm
2 years 45 weeks ago

Senator Sherrod Brown announced federal funds to improve electric service.

Senator Brown said South Central Power Company in Lancaster was awarded a $64 million loan guarantee from US Department of Agriculture and Rural Utilities program to construct new distribution and transmission line in 18 southern Ohio counties. The counties include Licking, Perry and Muskingum.

Some money will also be used for smart grid projects.

According to the USDA the loan guarantee will serve...

July 14, 2011 - 11:22am
5 years 1 week ago

There may be a solution for local homeowners seeking help with repairs.

The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development made a visit to the Muskingum County Center for Seniors Thursday morning.  The USDA is offering grants and funds through their 504 Home Repair Program. Loan Specialist, Debbie Tewanger, says the program is designed to help low income applicants in rural areas improve their living conditions and assist with needed home repairs.


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