Larry Di Giovanni
The Knox County Land Bank (Land Reutilization Corp.) accepted the resignation of now-former President Jeff Harris on Friday to avoid any appearance of impropriety, while also accepting $88,825 as its share of fees assessed by the county for late property tax payments.
In the pecking order of vulture dominance in central Ohio, including Knox County, Black vultures, which feed on both carrion and live animals, are gaining wildlife officers’ and livestock owners’ attention much more than does their cousin — the Turkey vulture.
Once Knox County Commissioners took time at the beginning of their meeting Tuesday to approve the minutes of their prior meeting on April 4, those minutes went online immediately that afternoon on the county’s website.
Tuesday, commissioners Teresa Bemiller and Bill Pursel approved a public notice to be advertised in the News, pertaining to a request that alleys be vacated between four contiguous properties located at 21105 North Liberty Road.
When an email was sent out by the Knox County Humane Society just before the Fall 2018 semester asking Kenyon College art class students if they would be willing to donate some of their original art pieces for a forthcoming Knox County Humane Society fundraiser, one student answered the call.
The Gambier Village Council approved third reading of an ordinance Monday that gives employees a pay raise, while attending to other business that included a “Stick it to the Village Days” event.
Sewer systems rarely sparkle in cleanliness. But Knox County commissioners approved a lease-purchase agreement Thursday with an amount to be financed of $442,323 which may end up reflecting more than a few glints from a man-hole cover.
The Knox County Chamber of Commerce should complete its move into the historic Cleveland, Akron & Columbus (CA&C) passenger depot by the end of April, said chamber Executive Director Carol Grubaugh.
While municipalities and other government entities are forced to consider changing insurers when employees’ medical insurance premiums go up 10 to 20 percent from one year to the next, one local government has had no such problem.