The Muskingum Valley Park District owns and operates parks and public gardens in Zanesville and Muskingum County. We do not have a dedicated funding source for operational expenses and have historically operated through the generosity of private foundations and government grants. We will lose a significant portion of our operational funding on December 31, 2021.
The Board of Park Commissioners will place a 0.2 mill property tax levy on the November 2, 2021 ballot. The levy will expire after five years and cost the owner of a $100,000.00 home approximately $14.00/year.
Revenue from the proposed tax levy will be used for the following purposes: