News Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:20:02 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2016, Peoria County Government Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:20:02 +0100 Become a Civic Leader <p>Peoria County and the City of Peoria are currently accepting applications for the Peoria City/County Citizens Leadership Academy. This free program offers citizens a unique opportunity to learn about municipal and county governments through a joint curriculum. Classes meet Wednesday evenings September 14 - November 2, with a graduation ceremony at the City Council meeting on November 8 and at the County Board meeting on November 10; a complete course schedule is attached. ... Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:40:11 +0100 Willow Knolls Road Pavement Resurfacing Starting August 18 <p style="text-align: left;" align="center">The Peoria County Highway Department reminds motorists that pavement resurfacing work will begin tomorrow, August 18, on Willow Knolls Road between Allen Road and War Memorial Drive. It will last through next week.</p> <p>Please contact the Peoria County Highway Department at (309) 697-6400, ext. 0 with questions. ... Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:29:32 +0100 Resident Care Top Priority at Heddington Oaks <p>County Board members Andrew Rand, Sharon Williams, and Robert Baietto met with Peoria County leadership to address the issue of staffing at Heddington Oaks, Peoria County's long-term care facility, after concerns were raised at the August 11, 2016 board meeting by Heddington Oaks staff and resident family members. Chairman Rand made clear that resident care is the top priority at Heddington Oaks. ... Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:59:53 +0100 Willow Knolls Road Resurfacing Starting August 11 <p>The Peoria County Highway Department announces that resurfacing work will begin on Willow Knolls Road between Allen Road and War Memorial Drive on Thursday, August 11, 2016.&nbsp;</p> <p>The initial work includes traffic control installation and sidewalk repair.&nbsp; Pavement resurfacing is tentatively scheduled to begin on Thursday, August 18, 2016.&nbsp; Work is expected to last through mid-September. ... Mon, 08 Aug 2016 15:49:18 +0100 Text to 9-1-1 Now Available <p>Emergency Text to 9-1-1 is now available in Peoria County.&nbsp; Text to 9-1-1 service is available for those individuals who cannot safely make a voice call to 9-1-1 in an emergency, as well as the deaf &amp; hard of hearing community. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Testing for Text to 9-1-1 has been completed in Peoria County and is available with plans from AT&amp;T, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and Verizon Wireless. ... Mon, 08 Aug 2016 15:02:29 +0100