Gives up dental practice to be County Commissioner. Administrative position responsible for for dogs to development. Oversees purchase of land for bridge connecting Towpath over Rte 77. Securing property rights, purchasing the lands to establish pathways from Dover to New Philadelphia. Involve Tuscarawas County. Hire Gail Doyle as Park Director. Technology-based industrial park development creates excitement and participation. 300-foot landfill short-fall issue risks flooding. Kiosks built for Dover Tollhouse and for Front Street Brewery, gateway to Amish. Cost of bridges doubles. They are key to auto tours and getting people across I-77. Looking ahead 25 years to maintain participation in Project and industrial cleanup.
Metzger, Kerry (interviewee)
Tucci, Paula (interviewer)
Rivers Roads and Rails 2008
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"Kerry Metzger Interview, 2008" (2008). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 517067.