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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Judge Ierulli Sworn In at the Illinois Supreme Court Building as Circuit Judge

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On November 30, 2022, at the Illinois Supreme Court Building in Springfield, Associate Judge Frank lerulli was sworn in by Justice Lisa Holder White as an At-Large Circuit Court Judge in the Tenth Judicial Circuit. He was sworn in on a 140-year-old family...

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Road Closure on South Trivoli Road (Rt. 25)

S Trivoli Rd Closure

South Trivoli Road (Route 25) between West Garret Road and Canton Glasford Road will be closed for a crossroad culvert replacement starting Wednesday, December 7 and continuing through Thursday, December 8, conditions permitting.

Motorists are asked to avo...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Dogtown Lane Bridge Open

Dogtown Lane Bridge Location Map

Peoria County Highway Department has reopened Dogtown Lane Bridge, located 2 miles south of IL Route 8, or 0.75 miles north of Graham Chapel Road. It has been closed since June for bridge replacement work. 

Finishing work continues on the project,...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Peoria County Powers Up Annual Recycling Program for Holiday Light Strings

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year… until you discover those seasonal string lights don’t work anymore. Don’t feel burnt out: Peoria County has kicked off their annual Holiday Lights Recycling Program where r...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Peoria County Facilities Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

The Peoria County Courthouse, Veteran’s Assistance Commission, Peoria City/County Health Department, Peoria County Election Commission, and the Highway Department office are closed this upcoming Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25. As ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2022

Courthouse Closed Monday, November 21

The Peoria County Courthouse will be closed on Monday, November 21 due to a water main break. This includes all court business in the 10th Judicial Circuit that would have taken place in the Courthouse. This decision was made jointly between Peoria County...

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Posted on: November 11, 2022

Join Peoria County for GIS Day Fun and Information

Flyer for GIS Day November 16 2022

The public is invited to join Peoria County’s GIS Department as they celebrate GIS Day on Wednesday, November 16 from 1-4 pm at the Peoria County Courthouse. GIS, which stands for geographic information system, has its roots in geography and is ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Peoria County Launches “Operation Green Light” in Support of Veterans

In advance of the upcoming Veteran’s Day holiday, Peoria County has announced that the Riverfront Museum dome, Murray Baker Bridge, Soldiers and Sailors monument, and Final Salute memorial will all be illuminated green this week as part of Opera...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Health and Human Services Campus Groundbreaking

The Peoria County Board invites the public and media to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Health and Human Services Campus on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the site of the current Peoria City/County H...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Peoria County Circuit Clerk Launches New App

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Yes, there’s an app for that: today, Peoria County Circuit Clerk Robert Spears announced the release of a new smartphone application for his department. The free app is intended to serve as a new way for the public office to provide information ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Election Commission Warns of Polling Misinformation Sent to Peoria County Voters

The Peoria County Election Commission warns of text messages delivered to local voters containing misinformation about polling places. The text messages originate from an organization called Voting Futures, a smaller part of political outreach group Movem...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Peoria County Launches Dashboard to Guide Startups

On Wednesday, October 19, the Peoria County Board’s Advisory Committee for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development announced the creation of Start A Business Greater Peoria, a free online dashboard for those looking to start a business o...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Swords Avenue Bridge Reopened, Caution for Motorists Continued

The Peoria County Highway Department has finished the rehabilitation of the Swords Avenue bridge in West Peoria; the bridge is now open again for use. Final pavement markings will be completed later this week conditions permitting, so motorists are still ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2022

Andre W. Allen Named Peoria County Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer

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Peoria County Administrator Scott Sorrel is pleased to name Andre W. Allen as Peoria County’s Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Officer. His first day is today, October 17, 2022.

As Chief DEI Officer, Mr. Allen will be responsible for ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2022

Peoria County Board Approves Budget for 2023

Yesterday evening the Peoria County Board approved Peoria County’s budget for fiscal year 2023, which is January 1-December 31, 2023. 

Highlights include:

    No property tax increase

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Stark County ECC Grounbreaking

The Peoria Stark Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) invites community members to the groundbreaking of the new Stark County Emergency Communications Center on Friday, October 28, at 10 a.m. at the Stark County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff&a...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

Pottstown Road Closure at Railroad Crossing

6-22-21  Pottstown RR Crossing Closure map

Union Pacific Railroad will be closing the railroad crossing on Pottstown Road for repairs on Thursday, October 20, 2022. The work will last from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, conditions permitting. The crossing is located between N. Kickapoo Creek Road and W. Sout...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Mossville Road at Illinois 6 to close Oct. 10

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The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that Mossville Road over Illinois 6 just north of Peoria will close Oct. 10. The closure is part of a project to rehabilitate the bridge and will last until mid-December. A detour will be posted.

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Road Closure on Radnor Road

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The Peoria County Highway Department will be closing Radnor Road between the entrance to Kellogg Golf Course and the entrance to the Golf Learning Center starting on the morning of Tuesday, September 27 for a crossroad culvert removal and replacement. Dur...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Vote for your Favorite Peoria County Flag Design!

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The Peoria County Board invites residents to vote on their favorite flag design to represent Peoria County! Voting is available now through October 2, 2022 via an online form at www.surveymonkey.com/r/PeoriaCountyFlag

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Mobile Museum of Tolerance Coming to Three Peoria Area Schools

This week, the Peoria Regional Office of Education will be hosting the Mobile Museum of Tolerance, also known as the MMOT. Developed in collaboration with the Midwest office of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Illinois State Board of Education, the MMO...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Peoria County 2023 Proposed Budget Available for Review

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Peoria County has released its 2023 recommended budget. It is available to view online at https://www.peoriacounty.org/395/Budget-Information.

Peoria County Board Members will review and discuss the proposed budget at committee meetings on October 3 and 4,...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Public Meeting Notice: Maxwell and Middle Roads Reconstruction

The Peoria County Highway Department invites members of the public to an informational open house regarding the proposed reconstruction of Maxwell Road, between Illinois Route 116 and Middle Road, as well as Middle Road, between Maxwell Road and Dirksen P...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Pottstown Road Closure at Railroad Crossing

6-22-21  Pottstown RR Crossing Closure map

BNSF Railway Company will be closing the railroad crossing on Pottstown Road for repairs on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022. The work will only last for that day, conditions permitting. The crossing is located between N. Kickapoo Creek Road and W. Southpor...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Road Closure on Todd School Road

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The Peoria County Highway Department will be closing Todd School Road between Martin Weber Road and Trivoli Road starting on the morning of Tuesday, September 6th for a crossroad culvert removal and replacement. A map is attached. The road will be reopene...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Peoria County Facilities Closed for Holiday 9/5/22

The Peoria County Courthouse, Veteran’s Assistance Commission, Peoria City/County Health Department, Peoria County Election Commission, Highway Department office, and Peoria County Animal Protection Services (PCAPS) are closed on Monday, Septemb...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Resurfacing Work on Cedar Hills Drive

Map of Cedar Hills Dr Closure

Resurfacing work will take place on Cedar Hills Drive, between Illinois Route 40 and Bristol Hollow Road, starting Tuesday, September 6. Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible; delays are expected. Work zone traffic will be controlled by flagge...

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Posted on: August 29, 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: August 29, 2022

Real Estate Taxes Due September 7

Peoria County Treasurer Nicole Bjerke would like to remind Peoria County taxpayers that the second installment of real estate taxes is due on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. 

Taxes are payable at most county banks with payment coupon only through Se...

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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: 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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