Ways & Means Committee

Regular Meetings

Please visit the Agenda Center for upcoming meeting details: https://www.peoriacounty.org/agendacenter


  • Steven Rieker (Chairperson)
  • Jennifer Groves Allison (Vice Chairperson)
  • Eden Blair
  • James Fennell
  • Rachel Reliford
  • Phillip Salzer
  • William Watkins Jr.

Committee Overview & Responsibilities


  1. It shall consider the finances and budget of Peoria County, including: revenues and expenditures; purchasing and contracting policies; and, financial management and fiscal policies.
  2. It shall consider all matters related to the conduct of elections in the County.
  3. It shall consider all matters related to assistance for veterans in the County.

Offices Considered

The business of the following offices is considered by Ways and Means Committee:

  • County Clerk
  • County Treasurer
  • Supervisor of Assessments

Liaison Entities

  • Peoria County Board of Election Commissioners
  • Board of Review
  • Veterans’ Assistance Commission