Zanesville Port Authority meets to discuss Local Economy and Business Recoveries Post Pandemic.

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, Ohio- The Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority held its monthly meeting today which focused on the local economy.  Members present in the meeting discussed how businesses have recovered since the pandemic, while still being in the midst of it. The Port Authority has been seeing workforce participation increase as well as wages.  “That’s something […]

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Port Authority Sees Employment Boom

ZANESVILLE, Ohio-The Muskingum County Port Authority held its monthly meeting this morning.  The meeting discussed capital investment and employment figures. Executive Director Matt Abbott says unemployment is at about 5% across the county.  “Employment trends are looking very good. Post pandemic employment trends, we’re seeing  an unemployment rate of about 5%. Workforce participation rates are […]

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Zanesville – Muskingum Co. Port Authority continues to update to help deal with pandemic

ZANESVILLE – These updates contain new programs and resources that businesses and employees can look into. Things that can be found on the ever-changing website include benefits companies can receive as well as loans that have been made available through the CARES Act. With many residents desperately looking for jobs, one feature on the site […]

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Zanesville – Muskingum Co. Port Authority looks for best way to aid businesses

ZANESVILLE – The County Government Office conducted a meeting Wednesday morning and, keeping up with social distancing, it was done entirely with the Zoom video conferencing tool. The county government office puts employees at the front of its mind when making decisions. “There are multiple loans at different phases of government at the federal and […]

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Zanesville nationally ranked, Port Authority comments

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- According to Site Selection Magazine, Zanesville is ranked as the sixth micropolitan area in the country. Executive Director of the Zanesville-Muskingum Port Authority Matt Abbott says the ranking is in response to investment and job creation within the area. “There’s great things going on in Zanesville and Muskingum County, albeit investments with current […]

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