The Christian County Economic Development Corporation board of directors held their annual meeting Friday at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium. The meeting included a review of ongoing economic development efforts in the county, as well as re-electing board members for another year.
Executive director Mary Renner reported to the board on several current projects to keep and attract jobs to Christian County. Renner told Regional Radio News after the meeting, about the pending re-application for matching grant money from the federal Economic Development Administration, for infrastructure construction at the new Taylorville Development Association Industrial Park.
Guest speaker for the board luncheon was Steve Kline, who is working with the C-C-E-D-C and the City of Taylorville on 2 Tax Increment Financing districts to assist the city in its economic development efforts.