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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Permanent Vote by Mail Applications Being Mailed and Emailed from the Election Commission

The Peoria County Election Commission will be mailing Permanent Vote by Mail applications to all registered voters not already signed up for the program on August 22, 2022. This is a statutory requirement by the State of Illinois.

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Peoria County Hosting Flag Design Contest

Flag Design Contest blue graphic with flags of the world

The Peoria County Board invites residents to submit ideas for an official Peoria County Flag. Whether you’re a graphic designer, artists, doodler, or just want to put crayon to paper, we want to see your designs! Contest entries are being accept...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Citizens Leadership Academy Applications Now Available

Learn more about your local government agencies and departments during our annual Citizens Leadership Academy, hosted by the County of Peoria and City of Peoria. This free program will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from September 6-October 13, 202...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Upcoming Learn with Peoria County Programs

Peoria County invites the public to join us for our upcoming Learn with Peoria County classes and tours, made possible in part through Illinois Central College’s Adult Community Programs curriculum.

Peoria County employs experts in fields such as...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

W Glen Avenue Closed July 5 Through End of Year

Beginning Tuesday, July 5, W Glen Avenue between N Sheridan Road and Knoxville Avenue WILL BE CLOSED TO THRU TRAFFIC for the Glen Avenue reconstruction project.

This complete closure of W Glen Avenue is scheduled to last until the end of the year and is ne...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Update on Energy Supply Changes

Community members who were previously under contract with Homefield Energy for their energy supply will be switched to Ameren supply through May 31, 2023. Residential and business customers should plan for noticeable increases to their energy bill.

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Dogtown Lane Bridge Replacement

Peoria County Highway Department will close the Dogtown Lane bridge on Monday, June 6, for bridge replacement work. The bridge is located 2 miles south of IL Route 8, or 0.75 miles north of Graham Chapel Road. Work is expected to be completed by November ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Section of Swords Avenue Closed for Bridge Rehabilitation Work Starting Week of June 6

Map of Swords Road Bridge Closure - Summer 2022

The Peoria County Highway Department will be closing and rehabilitating the Swords Avenue bridge in West Peoria beginning the week of June 6, weather permitting. Work had been delayed from starting earlier due to material availability.

Swords Avenue will b...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Energy Supply and Billing Changes for Ameren Customers

The City of Peoria and Peoria County are reminding community members to expect increases in energy rates this summer. Community members will begin to receive a letter from Ameren Illinois notifying customers of supply rate increases for the upcoming summe...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Community Members Should Prepare for Increased Energy Prices This Summer

Residents and businesses often see increased energy bills during the summer months, but the city of Peoria and Peoria County urge community members to prepare for upcoming increases in summer cooling costs. 

Residential Ameren utility rates are ex...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Peoria County Real Estate Taxes Mailed This Week

Peoria County Treasurer Nicole Bjerke asks homeowners and commercial property owners to watch their mailboxes, as annual real estate tax bills are being mailed this week. The first installment due date is June 7, and the second installment due date is Sep...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Section of Truitt Road Closed for Bridge Rehabilitation Work

Truitt Road Bridge Construction Map

The Peoria County Highway Department will close Truitt Road between Old Galena Road and Illinois Route 29 on Monday, April 11, 2022, for bridge rehabilitation work. The work site is located just east of the Truitt Road and Blue Ridge Road intersection. A ...

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