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Riverside hires community development director

Published: Friday, April 18, 2014 2:55 p.m. CST

RIVERSIDE – Riverside's Village Manager Peter Scalera announced at Thursday's Village Board meeting that the village has filled an open position for a community development director.

Sonja Abt, who is currently a village planner in Bartlett, will start in her new position on Mary 5, Scalera said.

"We are all very excited about this new hire," Scalera told trustees.

Abt was selected from a pool of 34 applicants for the position.

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