Peoria County: e-County Online Services
Peoria County Government now has an online store for internet users, county residents and county employees to purchase merchandise displaying the Peoria County seal. Shoppers can select from a variety of merchandise including trinkets such as coffee mugs and magnets; practical items such as aprons, clocks and totes; and clothing for all seasons. All sale items offer the choice of a color or black & white County seal; a large or smaller image.
Local Peoria County residents can show off their county pride when sporting recreational clothing such as sweatshirts and tracksuits, and Peoria County merchandise makes wonderfully unique gifts for family and friends. The County Store is the only place shoppers can purchase items with an authentic Peoria County seal. Check out the store today for all your gift buying needs!
You can conduct and pay for a variety of County Services via the Internet:
Court Fees - You can pay your court fines through the office of Circuit Clerk Robert Spears and the State of Illinois E-Pay system. The system accepts MasterCard, American Express and Discover; a convenience fee for processing is added by the vendor.
Tax Payments - You can pay your real estate taxes through the office of Treasurer Edward "Tripp" O'Connor and the Official Payments Corp. E-Pay system. The system is online only during the yearly collection cycle; it accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. A convenience fee for processing is added by the vendor.
Traffic Fines - You can pay your traffic ticket (no appearance only) through the office of Circuit Clerk Robert Spears and the State of Illinois E-Pay system. The system accepts MasterCard, American Express and Discover; a convenience fee for processing is added by the vendor.
Vital Records (Birth, Death, and Marriage) - You can pay for your viltal records request though the office of County Clerk R. Steve Sonnemaker and the State of Illinois E-Pay system. The system accepts MasterCard, American Express and Discover; a convenience fee for processing is added by the vendor. Expedited request and delivery is available via the VitalChek Express Service.
E-Subscriptions allow you to get County news and information delivered to you automatically via e-mail. You can subscribe and unsubscribe as you choose and your email address is used only for the communications you choose. The County will never use your email address for unsolicited communications or provide it to third parties. The County currently has two e-Subscriptions available:
County Newsletter - A collection of Peoria County Government news, events and information provided via the County's Director of Strategic Communications, Jennifer Fulton. You may subscribe by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. When you subscribe, no subject or body text is needed for the email and you’ll get a confirmation email to confirm your subscription request. You may unsubscribe from the list at any time by sending a blank e-mail to PeoriaCountyNewsemail@example.com.
County Board Meeting Agenda - The monthly County Board Meeting agenda lists the discussion items planned for the upcoming meeting; the E-Agenda is delivered as soon as it's finalized by County staff and the County Clerk's Office. You may subscribe by sending an email to PeoriaCountyBoardAgendafirstname.lastname@example.org. When you subscribe, no subject or body text is needed for the email and you’ll get a confirmation email to confirm your subscription request. You may unsubscribe from the list at any time by sending a blank e-mail to PeoriaCountyBoardAgendaemail@example.com.
Press Releases - Peoria County Government helps the public stay informed of current news, upcoming events, service updates, and other important information via press releases. To receive Peoria County press releases, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org; no subject or body text is required in the email. Approximately 5-8 press releases are sent out monthly. You may unsubscribe from the list at any time by sending a blank e-mail to email@example.com.
Tax Information and Updates - County Treasurer Tripp O'Connor and Senior Deputy Treasurer Nicole Demetreas offer notice of upcoming tax collection installment due dates and other tax related information. To receive Peoria County Tax Information updates, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org; no subject or body text is required in the email. Approximately 4-5 updates are sent yearly. You may unsubscribe from the list at any time by sending a blank e-mail to email@example.com.
Be sure to add peoriacounty.org to your spam detector permit lists to ensure you get your E-Subscriptions.
The most recent County Board Agendas, Minutes and recorded audio and/or video from each meeting are available for download compliments of Peoria County Clerk Steve Sonnemaker in the Peoria County Board Online Meeting Archive.
County Administration recently added a similar listing of County Board Committee agendas and minutes.
The most recent Board of Health Agendas and Minutes from each meeting are available for download compliments of Peoria City/County Health Department in the Board of Health Online Meeting Archive.
You can now subscribe to our audio and video Podcasts of the monthly County Board Meeting through the Apple iTunes store. Podcasts are a reoccurring series of audio or video files that are distributed over the Internet using RSS feeds. These media files can then automatically downloaded to and played back on digital audio players and personal computers. We're currently listed in the Podcasts section under Government and Organizations/Local. Audio proceedings will be available a day or two after each meeting.
If you want to learn more about podcasts and what you need to get them, check out the Apple Podcast page.
If you don't have an iPod or iTunes, you can still download and listen to meeting audio directly from the meeting archive section of our website.
Peoria County has a wide selection of web-based information services for the general public:
Assessment Front Desk - a Geographic Information System with ties to tax information, comparables and other related data to support the tax appeal process.
County Career Opportunities - All County employment opportunities are listed as they become available by the County's Human Resources Department.
The Code of Peoria County (searchable) - Provided by County Clerk Steve Sonnemaker, this fully searchable online version of the ordinance adopting and enacting "The Code of Peoria County" is hosted online via the Municipal Code Corporation.
Court Dockets - The civil, criminal, and traffic court dockets are available as Adobe pdf files. Each docket is a rolling 14 day list, automatically generated and loaded to the web site each night at 5:30.
Crimeview - Peoria County Sheriff Michael D. McCoy and the Peoria Police department work in partnership to supply online crime data via an online web mapping system. Data is combined, geo-coded and automatically updated each night.
Felony and Misdemeanor Warrants - Peoria County Sheriff Michael D. McCoy provides this subset of the Peoria County felony and misdemeanor information database as a service to the public; all warrants must be verified for accuracy through our system prior to an apprehension. Do not attempt to make an arrest based on this warrant information; only peace officers can arrest a person for an outstanding warrant of arrest. If you have information which may lead to the arrest of individuals named in these warrants, please call Dispatch at (309) 672-6011 and leave a message 24 hours a day, or submit information in writing to: Warrants, 301 N. Maxwell Road Peoria, IL 61604
GIS at Peoria County – Geographic Information Systems are an integrated collection of computer software and data used to view and manage information about Peoria County’s digital infrastructure. The County has several online GIS websites available for public use and consumption. These sites display spatial information of parcel information, localized crime statistics, zoning classification and much more.
Grand Jury Indictments - Peoria County State's Attorney Jerry Brady provides this list of current and historical Grand Jury Indictments.
Juror's eResponse System - Court Administration online jury registration system provides prospective jurors with a variety of self-service options, including qualification, the ability to schedule a reminder email, or attach a document to any request (such as a deferral or exemption).
Information Library - The County's general online document library archive contains pdfs, presentations and other materials of interest to the public.
Most Wanted - Peoria County State's Attorney Jerry Brady provides this list of Most Wanted Criminals. The individuals pictured are wanted by the Peoria County State's Attorney's Office. If you see any of these fugitives, DO NOT attempt to apprehend them yourself. If you have any information on their whereabouts, contact an Investigator at the Peoria County State's Attorney's Office (309) 672-6900 or contact your local law enforcement agency.
Property Tax Information- Provided by collaboration between the Peoria County Offices and departments involved in the tax cycle, this online property and tax information database is public information and is furnished as a public service.
Tax Computation Reports - Peoria County Clerk R. Steve Sonnemaker makes the real estate tax process more transparent for property owners by posting tax computation reports for all 159 Peoria County taxing districts. Tax levies, tax rates, Total Equalized Assessed Values (EAV), and Total Tax Extensions are available from 1998 to the present.
Vinelink Illinois (Victim Notification Service) - Your Peoria County State's Attorney Jerry Brady and Peoria County Sheriff Michael D. McCoy lend their support, systems and services to the National Victim Notification Network™. VINE allows crime victims in Illinois and across the country to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day - over the telephone (1-866-566-8439), through the Internet, or by e-mail. Victims and other concerned citizens can call to inquire about the current status of an inmate and can register to be notified immediately upon a change in the inmate's status, such as a release, escape, or court appearance.
Peoria County is now offering content subscription via RSS (Really Simple Syndication). You've probably seen these feeds on news sites like CNN, ESPN, and Peoria's own PJStar; these sites use this technology to alert their customers to new information as an alternative to forcing them to periodically visit looking for updates. While the technology works great for delivering headlines and news stories, it's actually suitable for any kind of frequently changing information. We thought you'd like to have that capability when visiting peoriacounty.org, so in addition to our headline news, we've added RSS functionality to our bids/rfp, careers and County Board meeting archive listings.
Bids and RFPs http://www.peoriacounty.org/bids/feed/finance
County Board Meeting Audio http://peoriacounty.libsyn.com/rss
County Board Meeting Video http://peoriacounty1.libsyn.com/rss
Business to Business Information Services
Peoria County has a selection of private e-services available to business entities and our partners in local government and law enforcement:
Bids, Requests for Proposals and doing business with the County
Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) System
Criminal Case Data for Arresting Agencies
Custom Data Reporting and Transfer
Deed Recorder System
Open Traffic Tickets for Arresting Agencies
Property Data Transfer for Government Agencies
More information regarding these services are available from the respective Department or Office representatives.