News Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:54:17 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2016, Peoria County Government Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:54:17 +0100 Airport Road Pavement Patching <p>On Thursday, June 30, northbound Airport Road will be reduced to one lane &frac14;mile south of the intersection with Smithville Road for pavement patching. Traffic control devices will be removed on Friday, July 1.</p> <p>For more information, call the Highway Department at 697-6400 extension 0.</p> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:21:03 +0100 Public Meeting Scheduled re: Lancaster Rd Bridge Replacement Project <p>At 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, the Peoria County Highway Department, in conjunction with County Administration and members of the County Board, will hold a public meeting at Illini Bluffs High School in Glasford to address concerns raised in response to the Lancaster Road bridge closure and the bridge's subsequent replacement scheduled to begin next spring. The meeting will include a presentation of the bridge closure process and current plans for the bridge's replacement. ... Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:39:11 +0100 June 20th Board of Health Meeting Canceled <p><span>The Peoria County Board of </span><span>Health meeting scheduled for Monday, June 20,</span><span>2016 at 5:30 pm has been canceled.</span></p> <p><span>Media inquiries regarding this meeting can be addressed by calling Diana Scott at 679-6603.</span></p> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 08:12:36 +0100 Peoria County to Host 11th Annual Emergency Expo <p>Peoria County's <strong>Eleventh Annual Emergency Expo is Wednesday, June 15 at the Shoppes at Grand Prairie from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m</strong>. Rain date is June 16, same time and location. Numerous local emergency response agencies will display their emergency equipment in the east parking lot (along Route 91) at the Shoppes at Grand Prairie for the public to explore &amp; experience, free of charge. ... Wed, 08 Jun 2016 13:15:06 +0100 Fundraiser for Veterans' Memorial <p>On Sunday, June 12, from noon - 6:00 p.m., Brewers Distributing, Schooners, Peoria Police Benevolent Association, and Peoria Firefighters Local 50 will host a fundraiser for the Peoria County Veterans' War Memorial at Schooners, 730 E War Memorial Dr, Peoria Heights. The fundraiser includes a raffle and entertainment by the West MacQueen Street Band and Dexter O'Neal and Funk Yard. Tickets for the raffle are $50.00 each and the winner will receive 20 tickets to the June 22, 1:20 p. ... Tue, 07 Jun 2016 13:55:26 +0100 Brimfield Road to be Closed at Railroad Crossing <p>Beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 8, the Burlington Northern &amp; Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad will close the crossing on Brimfield Road between Laura Road and Illinois Route 90. It will remain closed for repairs through Friday, June 10. Signs will be in place detouring motorists to Daily Road located 3.5 miles east of Brimfield Road. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area.</p> Mon, 06 Jun 2016 15:39:11 +0100 Real Estate Taxes Due June 7 <p>Peoria County Treasurer Edward T. O&rsquo;Connor would like to remind Peoria County taxpayers that the first installment of real estate taxes is due on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Taxes are payable at most county banks, by mail, by credit card via the phone or internet, by electronic check via the internet, by township collectors, or in person at the Treasurer&rsquo;s office, Peoria County Courthouse, 324 Main St., Room G-15, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. ... Mon, 06 Jun 2016 09:34:58 +0100 Kickapoo Edwards Road to be Closed at Railroad Crossing <p>Beginning Monday, June 6, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad will close the crossing on Kickapoo Edwards Road in Edwards. It will remain closed for repairs through Wednesday, June 8.&nbsp; The detour route will be Route 8 to Koerner Road to Route 150. Signs will mark the detour and message boards will be placed on Interstate 74.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 31 May 2016 09:47:56 +0100