Stories tagged with: Zanesville Community Improvement Corporation

April 7, 2015 - 6:23pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

The city of Zanesville moves forward in hopes of leasing a Fairview Road property.

The city purchased the property at 1674 Fairview Road years ago for $665,000. The plan was to use it as a new Northpointe Fire Department, but that never happened, and the property has largely sat vacant for years now. A few weeks ago, the city received a bid from Columbia Gas to lease the property.

"Their broker has submitted a proposal for a ten year lease on the property with two options to...

February 27, 2014 - 7:10pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

The city of Zanesville is opening bids for interested parties to purchase a historic downtown building.

The Zanesville Community Improvement Corporation will accept proposals for the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Saint Louis old passenger train depot. The building is located at 131 Market Street. This is the second time the building is up for sale. There is no minimum bid price for the property and the city is looking for the most appropriate proposal. Zanesville Zoning Administrator,...

October 1, 2013 - 11:30am
2 years 42 weeks ago

A building once a hub for passengers traveling from Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and St. Louis sits empty in downtown Zanesville.

The Zanesville Community Improvement Corporation would like to change that. From now until November 25 they'll be accepting proposals from those that would like to renovate the historic building and turn it into a property that will increase economic development in the downtown.

Proposals must meet a variety of criteria.

"It has to do with someone...

September 11, 2013 - 6:23pm
2 years 45 weeks ago

What to do with an abandoned property on Market Street was the main topic of discussion at the Community Improvement Corporation Wednesday evening.

Members discussed a request for proposals, to purchase the historic building that is referred to as the passenger depot, that would house travelers from Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and St. Louis.

"It is a building that is listed on the national register and it is owned by the City of Zanesville,” said Community Development...

April 17, 2013 - 8:13pm
2 years 45 weeks ago

The Zanesville Community Improvement Corporation met Wednesday afternoon at the Mayor's Office to discuss the future of two properties in Zanesville.

The first is on 131 Market Street, it used to be a passenger depot back when trains were used heavily as transportation. Following the passing of a City Council ordinance, the historic building is now the CIC's property.

"Rather than just bidding the property out and accepting whatever the highest bid would be, we are able to...

August 29, 2012 - 5:38pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

The Zanesville Community Improvement Corporation has approved an one year supplemental lease for the United States Army Reserve

At Wednesday's meeting, the board voted to approve the lease for the property at 1510 Moxahala Avenue in Zanesville.

Public Service Director Mike Sims said the property was first leased to the Army Reserve in 1946 for economic development purposes.

"To get them through the interim until the end of next June," said Sims, "we just did...

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