Rushville, IN – Following the Rushville City Council’s December adoption of the community’s comprehensive plan, city officials are taking steps toward some of the major short term goals outlined in the plan, including removal or renewal of blighted property and the introduction of a tax delinquent blighted property program.
According to Mayor Mike Pavey, these steps are a big piece of his administration’s 2015 work plan.
“A major part of our plan involves reinvestments in improving existing neighborhoods and focusing on community growth, so our short term goals will address blight issues in the community. If we want to attract professionals and young families to establish roots in our community, we know our housing stock needs to be well maintained and our neighborhoods welcoming,” Pavey said. “Aggressively addressing blight allows us to provide high quality homes and shore up property values.”
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