News Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:53:23 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2016, Peoria County Government Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:53:23 +0100 Volunteering for Law Enforcement <p>The Peoria County Sheriff's Office will present "Volunteering for Law Enforcement," a free public workshop from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1 at ICC's North Campus. This workshop is offered through ICC's Adult Community Programs and is intended for anyone who wants to volunteer for law enforcement.</p> <p>The Peoria County Sheriff's Office has opportunities for volunteers wishing to assist law enforcement with a variety of duties. ... Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:33:59 +0100 Peoria County Board Approves Building Permit Fee Changes <p style="text-align: left;" align="center">Peoria County - The Peoria County Board adopted an amendment to the Building Permit Fee Schedule at the November 10, 2016 board meeting. The changes go into effect January 1, 2017.</p> <p>Fee changes were made to permits for swimming pools, demolition, re-inspection, and telecommunications and wind energy structures. A new technology fee was also added at $45 per permit. ... Mon, 14 Nov 2016 09:49:54 +0100 Lancaster Bridge Work Begins <p>The Lancaster Road Bridge Replacement project, located one (1) mile west of Cameron Lane will begin on Monday, November 7. Work that will occur this fall and winter will consist of tree removal, erosion control work, and utility relocation. Road and bridge construction will commence in spring 2017 after the utility relocations have been completed.&nbsp; The road and bridge are scheduled to be open by November 21, 2017. ... Mon, 07 Nov 2016 12:47:43 +0100 Peoria County Awarded Governor's Sustainability Award <p>Peoria County's Sustainability and Resource Conservation Department was honored with a Governor's Sustainability Award on Tuesday, November 1 during a ceremony at the Union League Club of Chicago. They were among 25 organizations recognized for their commitment to sustainable business and operations.</p> <p class="Default">The department received the award for its implementation of the internal sustainability plan since its adoption in 2011. ... Wed, 02 Nov 2016 13:52:15 +0100