With the future loss of more than 100 jobs due to Orgills decision to build a new distribution center in Missouri, Vandalia has to reassess its priorities, Mayor Rick Gottman said at a meeting on Tuesday night.
But, he said, while the city has to refocus its efforts on getting more jobs, it cannot put off a plan to revitalize the downtown business district.
At the conclusion of that Tuesday meeting, the Vandalia City Council decided to move ahead with the project that includes significant improvements along Gallatin Street between Third and Seventh streets.
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