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Matt Hart: New Director Of The Christian County Economic Development Corporation

Matt Hart is the new Director of the Christian County Economic Development Corporation and sees opportunities across the county in business and development. Hart is a Taylorville native and says he is excited to be leading this department.

Hart’s goal is to support businesses in Christian County while developing a space that is conducive to future business that will arrive in the future.


Taking up the roles and responsibilities of the director position has not left Hart overwhelmed as he said he has prioritized creating relationships with business owners and the community, to find a pulse on what is needed.


Hart Explains that new employment opportunities lead to more housing and development which will ultimately lead to an increased and positive movement for Christian County economically. Hart explains that the CCEDC will help with aspects like business location, highway access to the business, utility needs, and grant funding.

Hart says the industrial park coming to Taylorville is ready for construction as roads and maintenance have been completed. Hart explains that building a business in this industrial park comes with incentives that hope to spark some momentum.


The Christian County Economic Development Corporation will hold their annual meeting on October 19th and will hear reports from local officials from surrounding cities.

For questions regarding the Christian County Economic Development Corporation, you can send an email to edcchristiancounty@gmail.com.

Matt Hart appeared as a guest on the WTIM Morning Show.

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