Shared services, outsourcing, eliminating redundancy – whatever you want to call it, it's happening via a pilot program between the city of Naperville and the Illinois Liquor Control Commission.
“Local inspections” – performed by the city – “will focus on areas of local concern, such as health, sanitation, license and insurance verifications, and deceptive advertising practices,” says Terry Horstman, ILCC spokesman.


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He says Naperville has the size and structure to pull this off, and, depending on the results of the six-month pilot program, this could be expanded, says Horstman.
he benefits include ILCC being able to focus more on big-picture initiatives, such as “illegal importation, trade practice violations, and sale of alcohol to minors,” says Horstman.

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