NOTICE REGARDING RECENT MOVE OF MUSKINGUM COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office recently completed a move
to a new location at 1840 East Pike, Zanesville. This building is also
occupied by Child Support and Children’s Services. The Sheriff’s
Office relocated the administrative offices, the road patrol division,
and dispatch center to this address. A new communications center was also
designed and built at this location.
the project cost a total of $446,869; no expenses were paid from the Muskingum
County General Fund. The county’s 9-1-1 Wireless Fund, which was
established by the State of Ohio and generates revenue from cell phone
taxes, contributed $228,450 toward the relocation and construction of
the communications center, as well as partial payment of a new 9-1-1 system.
The Sheriff’s Office used the 2009 Justice Assistance Grant, valued
at $42,703, to assist in the purchase of radio encoders and dispatch furniture.
The 2010 Justice Assistance Grant provided $14,269 toward the purchase
of a thirty-foot radio tower with mounted antennas for the communications
center. The remaining relocation expenses, totaling $161,447, were
paid from the Sheriff’s Office drug seizure fund.
enables the administrative staff, the road patrol division and the communications
division to be in the same building for the first time in 11 years.
- Sheriff Matt Lutz