Scott Moore’s first day in Peoria

Scott Moore, Wichita's interim city managerFormer Assistant City Manager Scott Moore is in for a tough start at his new job as city manager of Peoria, Ill. Like Wichita, Moore’s new city is facing layoffs, pay freezes and a lot of red ink.

“It’s obvious Scott will have a relatively short honeymoon period just from the standpoint that we have a lot more work to do on this budget,” at-large City Councilman George Jacob told the Peoria Journal Star.

For more, see the Journal Star’s story about Moore’s first day.