Scott Thompson http://tspr.org en Rushville Mayor Steps Down http://tspr.org/post/rushville-mayor-steps-down <p>Scott Thompson grew up in Rushville, and spent the past ten years in city government – the first four as an alderman, followed by six years as mayor. Sun, 25 Aug 2013 17:57:14 +0000 Rich Egger 39517 at http://tspr.org Rushville Mayor Steps Down Rushville Could Add Zoning Laws http://tspr.org/post/rushville-could-add-zoning-laws <p>Mayor Scott Thompson will chair a commission that will study whether it’s feasible to implement zoning in Rushville. Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:21:48 +0000 Rich Egger 35865 at http://tspr.org Rushville Could Add Zoning Laws Turning Around the Downtown http://tspr.org/post/turning-around-downtown <p>Macomb is getting ready to work on its courthouse square. Repairs will be made to the streets and possibly the infrastructure underneath. The project gives the city, businesses, and residents a rare opportunity to re-examine the square and ensure it remains vibrant for decades to come. Sun, 09 Dec 2012 19:36:19 +0000 Rich Egger 25568 at http://tspr.org Turning Around the Downtown Rushville Beefs Up City Website http://tspr.org/post/rushville-beefs-city-website <p>Mayor Scott Thompson said the city has officially rolled out its <a href="http://www.rushville-illinois.com/" target="_blank">new website</a>.<br><br>Thompson said it's taken a year to get to this point because the city is doing the project in-house. He added it's still a work in progress.<br><br>“Is it sparkling and does it have all the cool features right now? No. But it looks nice, it's going to be functional, it's going to serve the purposes for which it's intended, and we'll grow it as we can,” said Thompson.<br> Sun, 19 Aug 2012 16:08:01 +0000 Rich Egger 20227 at http://tspr.org Rushville Beefs Up City Website Rushville Plans Central Park Upgrades http://tspr.org/post/rushville-plans-central-park-upgrades <p>Now that repairs are finished to the brick streets around Rushville&#39;s square, the city is turning its attention to Central Park.<br /><br />One of the biggest projects will be renovation of the gazebo. Mayor Scott Thompson said the city won&#39;t have to foot the entire bill.<br /><br />&ldquo;This is the really cool thing: we have commitments from anonymous donors for at least $65,000 if not more,&rdquo; said Thompson.<br /> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 20:43:16 +0000 Rich Egger 19919 at http://tspr.org Rushville Plans Central Park Upgrades