Civil Municipal - Oct 2023

133 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 4, ISSUE 10 A BEACON OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT estled along the scenic banks of the Illinois River, Ottawa, Illinois, has emerged as a beacon of economic development in the heart of the Midwest. This picturesque city, with its rich history and promising future, is undergoing a transformative period of growth and innovation. With a particular focus on projects and developments aimed at attracting new businesses and residents, Ottawa is carving out a unique identity as a thriving economic hub. N OT TAWA , I LLINOIS