Jeff Smith Peoria Public Works http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria gets a new Public Works Director http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-gets-new-public-works-director <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The first day of summer brought with it a new Public Works Director for the City of Peoria. Mike Rogers has been the Assistant Director of Public Works in San Antonio, Texas and is a Michigan native. He says his priorities include transparency and strategic planning.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;“When you look at the cost of services, gas prices are high, material prices are high and labor costs are going up. But our budgets aren’t necessarily going up at that same rate,” Rogers says. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:18:02 +0000 Tanya Koonce 7732 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria gets a new Public Works Director