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Business leaders share support for proposed Mattoon Sports Complex | Government and Politics
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Business leaders share support for proposed Mattoon Sports Complex | Government and Politics

MATTOON — Business leaders have voiced support for the proposed $66 million Mattoon Sports Complex and its economic development potential.That support was among the public comments and questions that were shared after a presentation on this complex at the Mattoon City Council meeting Tuesday night in Burgess-Osborne Auditorium.James Rieck, franchise owner for Express Employment Professionals in Mattoon, said he had wondered how the complex might affect property taxes but has since been pleased to hear that this project's financing is designed to not place burden on the community's residents."It's for the good of the community. It's for the development of the community," Rieck said. ...