Church, Miamisburg’s longest-serving mayor, was credited for his work with the Department of Energy for working to transform Mound Laboratory when it was decommissioned into Mound Business Park.
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The council also cited Miamisburg’s work with the Austin Center area near Interstate 75 during Church’s tenure.
“The support he was able to build in the region, including a partnership to create new infrastructure improvements adjacent to the interchange, played a huge role in the significant success of the Austin Interchange and its impact on the city,” according to the council.
Since then, Miamisburg has gained almost $55 million in private investment, three North American headquarters facilities and an increase of more than 900 new jobs with over $60 million in annual payroll in the area, according to the IEDC.
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