Commission http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria County could manage city election commission http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-could-manage-city-election-commission <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Peoria County could take over the financial management of the City Election Commission. Peoria Public Radio's Alex Rusciano reports that's one topic for tomorrow's Metro Peoria Committee:</div><p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:01:00 +0000 Alex Rusciano 24886 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County could manage city election commission Planning group approves settlement for consultant contract http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/planning-group-approves-settlement-consultant-contract <p>The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission approved a settlement with an economic development consultant after months of discussion.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:19:41 +0000 Alex Rusciano 20940 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Planning group approves settlement for consultant contract Risinger shares priorities for Planning Commission http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/risinger-shares-priorities-planning-commission <div>Former state senator Dale Risinger says he hopes to renew focus on some lagging Tri-County Regional Planning Commission projects. The commission last week appointed Risinger as its interim executive director. The commission has completed a corridor study to build a proposed Eastern Bypass. &nbsp;That project would connect Interstate 74 with Illinois Route 6 in the north-east-region of Peoria. Risinger says he wants to focus on selecting a proposed route for the bypass:</div><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 01:26:35 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19727 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Risinger shares priorities for Planning Commission Dale Risinger to lead Regional Planning Commission http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/dale-risinger-lead-regional-planning-commission <div>The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission approved a former state senator as the group's interim director. &nbsp;The commission approved Dale Risinger to head the group as it searches for a permanent replacement. &nbsp;Risinger has spent years working for the Illinois Department of Transportation. &nbsp;Tri County chair Larry Whitaker says Risinger’s experience as a state senator can also help the commission renew its focus: &nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 04:56:23 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19595 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Dale Risinger to lead Regional Planning Commission Woodford County chair criticizes Tazewell County oversight measure http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/woodford-county-chair-criticizes-tazewell-county-oversight-measure <div>The Woodford County Board chairman had some tough words for Tazewell County during Thursday’s commission meeting.</div><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 04:54:11 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19594 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Woodford County chair criticizes Tazewell County oversight measure Commission members question regional lobbying efforts http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/commission-members-question-regional-lobbying-efforts <p></p><div>Members of the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission say it’s been months since the group’s lobbying firm has shared updates from D.C. &nbsp;Tri-County, the City of Peoria and Peoria County all use The Ferguson Group to advocate for their respective issues. &nbsp;Commissioner Don Gorman says the Ferguson Group hasn’t done enough to advocate for Tri-County priorities:</div><p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 06:06:00 +0000 Alex Rusciano 14996 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Commission members question regional lobbying efforts Kohlbuss to resign from Tri-County Regional Planning Commission http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/kohlbuss-resign-tri-county-regional-planning-commission <p></p><div>The longtime executive director of the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission will resign his post. &nbsp;A separation agreement with the commission states that Terry Kohlbuss will resign at the end of next March, but shall no longer perform any duties or report to work effective immediately.</div><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 22:25:43 +0000 Alex Rusciano 13974 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Kohlbuss to resign from Tri-County Regional Planning Commission