He’s like a multipurpose football player, who can be a running back one play and a wide receiver the next. He’s the quarterback now, calling the plays of his coaches. He’s Jeff Tyne, the city manager for Peoria, whose coaches are the city council and mayor.
Tyne addressed the chamber luncheon audience last week and spoke with business people who questioned him about growth, jobs, transportation, budgets, and the city’s plans for the future. But first, he gave a summary of his duties and responsibilities, as well as a brief history of the city, where it has been and where it is today.