The Christian County Economic Development Corporation board of directors held their annual meeting Friday at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.
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 proposed Emberclear natural gas generating and distribution plant, that might include solar
Renner added the Emberclear project would bring a lot of jobs to Christian County.
Renner said they optioned the former Tenaska property because of its access to pipelines, power and rail.
Guest speaker was Steve Kline, who talked about his work with the C-C-E-D-C and the City of Taylorville, on 2 Tax Increment Financing districts for the town, to spur economic development.