News Tue, 17 Jan 2017 04:55:19 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2017, Peoria County Government Tue, 17 Jan 2017 04:55:19 +0100 Peoria County Board Chairman Accepting County Auditor Applications <p>Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew A. Rand invites interested individuals to apply for the position of Peoria County Auditor. The appointed individual will serve through November 30, 2018.</p> <p>The vacancy was created after the resignation of Carol VanWinkle on December 31, 2016. Per statute, the Chairman, with the consent of the County Board, has 60 days from the date the County Board accepted Ms. VanWinkle's resignation to fill the vacant position. ... Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:40:18 +0100 Illinois Sheriffs' Association Scholarship <p>The Illinois Sheriffs&rsquo; Association will award over 100 college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students pursuing higher education during the 2017-2018 academic year. The scholarships are intended to assist with the cost of tuition, books, and fees during the regular school year. Criteria and eligibility is detailed on the application. ... Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:08:41 +0100 CLE Opportunity <p><strong><span>The PCBA is hosting a Family Law seminar on February 4 that will qualify for CLE's for Mediators and GAL's.&nbsp; For more information, please contact the PCBA at <a href=""></a>, or visit their website <a href="">www.peoriabar. ... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 08:12:21 +0100 Innovation in Local Government <p>County government is often described as a system of "silos," with each department working independently, and not necessarily in a coordinated effort. Some of this is due simply to the manner in which county governments are structured, with elected officials each taking care of their respective areas, separate from departments the County Board oversees. ... Wed, 04 Jan 2017 10:50:33 +0100 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' a Success <p>As part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, the Peoria County Sheriff's Office was out this holiday season working to save lives by keeping drunk drivers off our roads.</p> <p><br />From Dec. 16, 2016, through Jan. 1, 2017, the Peoria County Sheriff's Office arrested three drivers who had blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) over the legal limit of 0.08. In addition, 13 arrests were made for driving while license suspended or revoked. ... Tue, 03 Jan 2017 15:12:52 +0100 Trivoli Road Work Update <p style="text-align: left;" align="center">The Peoria County Highway Department announces that tree removal will take place on Trivoli Road starting Wednesday, December 28.&nbsp; The work is located 3/4 mile north of Glasford-Canton Road.&nbsp; The tree removal is work in advance of the bridge replacement scheduled on Trivoli Road that will start in Spring, 2017. ... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:06:49 +0100 Don't Become a Victim <p>Peoria County's Victims Services Coordinator will present "Personal Safety," a free public workshop from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2017, at ICC's North Campus. This workshop is offered through ICC's Adult Community Programs and is intended for anyone who doesn't want to become a victim. Sheriff's Office personnel will provide important information to help keep individuals and families safe. ... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:36:05 +0100