Stories tagged with: Zanesville City Council

June 22, 2015 - 10:02pm
1 week 2 days ago

Zanesville City Council held their second meeting of June Monday evening.

An ordinance was passed that allows the city to enter into contract with CMI to purchase a 911 system for the Police Division. Public Safety Director, Fred Buck told us more about some of its features.

"The biggest thing is the new software. The new computers." Said Buck, "They should be able to text in our calls, you know, we'll be able to take texts, but also probably GIS later will come...

April 27, 2015 - 10:04pm
9 weeks 2 days ago

Zanesville City Council held their second of two monthly meetings Monday evening.

Public hearings were held for two different ordinances to be added to the agenda prior to the council meeting. One of those dealt with a request by Frueh Enterprises Incorporated to vacate a portion of Dresden Road near the point at Maple. We spoke to Pat Denbow, Planning and Zoning Administrator for the city, who told us more.

"So that they can increase the amount of property they have in...

April 13, 2015 - 8:52pm
11 weeks 2 days ago

Zanesville City Council held their first of two meetings for the month of April on Monday.

An ordinance allowing an application for grant funding through the Land and Water Conservation Fund made an appearance on the agenda. The grant would go toward the replacement of the play structures at Kidzville at Riverside Park. Public Service Director Jay Bennett gave us an overview of the state of the play area.

"You know it was built in the mid 90's. The city has taken...

February 23, 2015 - 10:36pm
18 weeks 2 days ago

Miss Ohio and local Girl Scouts started out Monday's council meeting by leading the pledge of allegiance.

Council discussed an ordinance to apply for OWDA low interest loan funding for the Linden Draining Project. We spoke to Mayor Jeff Tilton who gave us an overview of the situation.

"We've had problems down in that area for many many years. We've had houses flooded--during large storms the houses flood so we've been working on this for several years and in the last year or...

February 4, 2015 - 3:28pm
21 weeks 21 hours ago

Another new face is running for Zanesville City Council in the 2nd ward.

John Moore filed his petition early Wednesday to run as a republican. Moore owns A & J Services, which specializes in excavating and other services relating to dirt and sewage. Moore has been self employed his entire life. He said that has shaped him as the hard worker he is today.

"I've been self employed my whole life, so I know how to hustle," Moore said. "When you're self employed you'...

February 3, 2015 - 5:48pm
21 weeks 1 day ago

Jan Bradshaw filed her petition late Tuesday to run for Zanesville city council's second ward.

Bradshaw is the first person to file her petition for the ward. This is the first time that she is running for public office. Currently, Bradshaw works at Starlight Industries. Previously she spent 20 years working at Longaberger. She said she has dedicated her life to serving and helping people.

"Everything I've done has been service oriented and based with dealing with public and...

January 27, 2015 - 8:21am
22 weeks 2 days ago

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Snow Emergencies

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - As of 7:30 A.M. Coshocton, Morgan, Perry, Guernsey and Muskingum Counties are under a Level One Snow Emergency.

Zanesville City Council

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - At it's meeting on Monday, the Zanesville City Council discussed an ordinance that would authorize the proper city official to reduce the water and sewer tap fees for the new...

December 23, 2014 - 8:17am
27 weeks 2 days ago

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Barr Pleads Not Guilty

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OH (WHIZ) - The suspect charged with shooting two Zanesville men at a home on Woodlawn Avenue appeared in common pleas court Monday. 18-year-old Robert Barr pled not guilty to two counts of attempted murder, felonious assault, and three counts of aggravated robbery.

Single Vehicle Fatal Accident

THORNVILLE, OH (WHIZ) - A Thornville woman is...

December 22, 2014 - 11:32pm
27 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville City Council held it's last meeting of 2014 this evening.

Several topics were discussed in tonight's council, one of immediate importance being the 2015 temporary budget. The temporary budget will fund costs for the entire first quarter of 2015 until a permanent budget is set by the end of March. Budget and Finance Director for the City of Zanesville, Ronda Heskett, says the budget will go toward normal expenses.

"Same as always. It will be used for salaries...

November 24, 2014 - 9:41pm
31 weeks 2 days ago

Whether rain or snow, sleet or black outs, council must go on.

High winds Monday afternoon knocked out power in a portion of Muskingum County during the day. As of about 8PM, 626 AEP customers in Muskingum County were without any form of electric. City Hall was among the buildings effected by the lack of brightness. Flashlights were the light source of choice by Council Members as they proceeded with the meeting. Some of the ordinances discussed were $80,000 of funds for the Southeast...

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