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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Mossville Road at Illinois 6 to close Oct. 10

E Mossville Rd Closure

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

N Radnor Rd Closure

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: 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: 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.

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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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