News Thu, 05 May 2016 16:52:45 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2016, Peoria County Government Thu, 05 May 2016 16:52:45 +0100 ISBA Opportunities for CLE for GAL's and Mediators <p>The ISBA is now offering opportunities for approved CLE for Tenth Judicial Circuit&nbsp;GAL's and Mediators. Dates&nbsp;for trainings are&nbsp;June 2 and June 3 for GAL's and June 8- June 10 for Mediators.&nbsp; Please contact ISBA or&nbsp;go&nbsp;to their website at <a href=""></a>&nbsp;for more information.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 May 2016 13:45:40 +0100 Real Estate Tax Bills to be Mailed by April 29, 2016 <p>Peoria County Treasurer Edward T. O&rsquo;Connor announced today that approximately 83,400 Peoria County Real Estate Tax bills will be mailed by April 29, 2016. The first installment due date is June 7, 2016, and the second installment due date is September 7, 2016. Payments must be postmarked by their respective due dates to avoid penalties. If a tax bill is not received by May 15, the Treasurer&rsquo;s Office recommends requesting a duplicate bill. ... Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:37:18 +0100 Health Department Experiencing Phone Service Interruptions <p>The Peoria City/County Health Department is having issues with phone service today, Friday, April 22. If you try to call the Health Department and phones are not working, you can email your contact. If you do not have an email address for a health department employee, you can send an email to&nbsp;<a href=""></a> with your questions or information. ... Fri, 22 Apr 2016 10:21:23 +0100 Boy Scout Road Bridge to be Replaced <p>On Monday, April 25, the Peoria County Highway Department will begin replacing the bridge on Boy Scout Road (County Highway D29), located 1/2 mile west of Old Galena Road. Traffic will be maintained via a runaround road while the bridge is being replaced. Motorists will be able to access residential property and Camp Wokanda for the duration of the project, expected to be completed in October 2016.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 10:16:18 +0100 Town Hall Meeting <p>On Tuesday, May 10, Peoria County Board Member Sharon Williams (District 1) is hosting a town hall meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Itoo Hall, 4909 W Farmington Road in Peoria. The meeting will offer residents in her district and other interested citizens an opportunity to learn about economic development incentives utilized by local governments to encourage business development and growth. ... Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:54:08 +0100 Peoria County Accepting Summer Program Applications <p>Peoria County's summer Civic Leadership Program is a free civic program that offers local high school students a unique opportunity to learn more about county government through hands-on activities at various County facilities. All Peoria County high school students are eligible to take the one-day course, including spring graduates and fall freshmen; class size is limited to 15 participants however. The program is June 9 from 8:15 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. ... Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:34:46 +0100 Todd School Road Closure <p>Weather permitting, the following road will be closed &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Road work on:</strong> Todd School Road</p> <p><strong>Where:</strong> Between Clausen Road and Willms Road in Timber Township</p> <p><strong>When:</strong> Tuesday, April 19 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ... Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:27:19 +0100 Board of Health Meeting Time Change <p><span>The Peoria County Board of </span><span>Health meeting scheduled for Monday, April 18, 2016 will start at 5:30 pm instead of 6:00 pm.</span></p> <p><span>&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span>Media inquiries regarding this meeting can be addressed by calling Diana Scott at 679-6603.</span></p> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:38:05 +0100 Animal Shelter Power Outage Scheduled for April 12 <p>On Tuesday, April 12, Ameren will be shutting off power to Peoria County Animal Protection Services from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Calls for service during that time will be answered by the emergency dispatch center. The animal shelter will open to the public when power is restored, at approximately 12:30 p.m.</p> Fri, 08 Apr 2016 16:54:21 +0100 Cameron Ln Lane Reduction <p>Weather permitting, the following road will be reduced to one lane with temporary traffic signals in operation through the duration of the project, expected to be completed by October.</p> <p><strong>Road work on:</strong> Cameron Lane bridge</p> <p><strong>Where:</strong> 1/2 north of US Route 24</p> <p><strong>When:</strong> Beginning Monday, April 11</p> <p><strong>Time:</strong> ... Fri, 08 Apr 2016 08:54:32 +0100