East Peoria ‘officially’ approves building inspections department
“Focus more on economic development, community development planning function. Because economic development is certainly a very competitive area and something that we needed to devote more time to.”
Livingston says that includes focusing on attracting more businesses to the Levee District and residential apartments on the Civic Triangle property. He says the new organization also allows the city to work better with area cities in crafting a joint enterprise zone application with the state.