Sanders to Become Director of Economic Development for Scottsville and Allen County
Darlene Tinsley, Executive Assistant
Halton Group Americas, Inc.
SCOTTSVILLE, KY (May 13, 2008) - Allen County and the City of Scottsville are pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached for Senator Richie Sanders to become the Director of Economic Development for the City and County effective January 2, 2009.
“This is a very positive step in strengthening our economic foundation,” states Allen County Judge Executive Bobby Young. “We have some very strong positives here that we need to market and actively solicit new business and enterprises.”
“Our efforts in economic expansion have just taken a quantum leap forward,” Scottsville Mayor Rob Cline stated. “The inclusion of Richie with our existing team and infrastructure and our ability to interface with surrounding areas will increase the economic pull for Scottsville and Allen County.”
Senator Sanders will be working closely with the Allen County Industrial Development Authority, state and local entities, and the local community in the effort to attract new business and expand existing businesses in the area.
“Senator Sanders will bring experience, contacts and has the natural ability of people skills needed to create an impressive network for communication of the positives in Allen County ,” stated Emil Simmons the Scottsville-Allen County Industrial Development Authority Chairman. “We look forward to working with him.”