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JOB OPENING for Client Services Manager at Rush County ECDC

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The Rush County Economic and Community Development Corporation (ECDC), a primary economic development partner in Rushville and Rush County, seeks a qualified individual to join the economic development team in order to foster public/private partnerships that result in private sector investment and job creation. JOB DESCRIPTION The Client Services Manager is a full-time exempt position [Read More…]

Commerce Park at Rushville featured in BUILDING INDIANA magazine

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An article about the official opening of the Commerce Park at Rushville was recently featured in the Jan/Feb issue of BUILDING INDIANA magazine.  Pictured were Sandy Fussner, Director, Chamber of Commerce; John McCane, ECDC Executive Director, State Representative Tom Saunders, Mayor Mike Pavey, City Clerk Treasurer Ann Copley, Morgan Reardon, Project Inspector for Butler, Fairman [Read More…]

City of Rushville to host Brownfields Informational Meeting on January 29th

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The City of Rushville was recently awarded a $364,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  The grant supports EPA’s goals and objectives to promote sustainable and livable communities.  The City’s goals for its Brownfields Program are to create jobs, eliminate public health impacts, and remove blighted/unsafe conditions and environmental threats to area residents. By [Read More…]

The City of Rushville and Economic Development Corporation Cut the Ribbon to Officially Open the Commerce Park at Rushville

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What began in the early 1990’s as a dream of an industrial park, has come to fruition in 2015 when representatives of the City of Rushville, the Rushville Redevelopment Commission, and the Rush County ECDC held a ribbon cutting ceremony to signifying the completion of the infrastructure development throughout the 80-acre parcel.  This included road [Read More…]

City of Rushville issues Request for Qualifications and Proposals for Brownfields Assessment Consulting Services

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The intent of this RFQP is to request technical qualifications from qualified environmental consulting firms (Respondents) interested in providing environment assessment services to the City with the needs outlined in the RFQP. The City plans to qualify a single Respondent that meets the threshold and selection criteria outlined in this RFQP.  The RFQP is open [Read More…]

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond will be first tenant in Rushville’s City Center Building renovation project

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The City of Rushville announced today that Ivy Tech Community College will become the first tenant in the soon- to- be renovated City Center Building on Main Street. Current Ivy Tech Richmond offices and classrooms at 126 South Main Street will move to the City Center Building in late 2016. Rushville Mayor Mike Pavey said, [Read More…]

ECDC aides regional employers by organizing JOB FAIR

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When local business and industry leaders shared the struggles they were having in filling current job openings, a task force of representatives from the Rush County ECDC, the Rush County Chamber of Commerce, and WorkOne embraced the challenge to identify workers capable of filling the void. The First Annual Rush County Economic Development Job Fair [Read More…]

Hometown Collaboration Initiative Focusing On Economy

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Posted: Friday, August 21, 2015 7:00 am By Kate Thurston Rushville Republican Last week, the Hometown Collaboration Initiative team met to kick off the building block they chose, economy. The team welcomed five new members to the group as well as Bo Beaulieu and Michael Wilcox, both with the Purdue Center for Regional Development and [Read More…]