Business View Civil and Municipal | March 2021

138 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL MARCH 2021 N, ILLINOIS I deally located in Tazewell County on U.S. Route 24 and Illinois Route 8, Washington, Illinois, is a family-oriented city that offers a high quality of life with many amenities. Its status as a vibrant, welcoming community is supported by excellent schools and a diverse parks system with a bevy of recreational activities available. The municipality also boasts safe neighborhoods where community members are actively involved and work alongside the municipal government to ensure the city thrives. Known for being fiscally responsible, the local administration focuses on balancing quality of life improvements with smart financial management to keep taxes low. Jon Oliphant, Washington’s Planning and Development Director, believes the city has so much to offer current and potential residents and businesses because of its diverse offerings Safe, smart, and special