News Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:17:34 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2017, Peoria County Government Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:17:34 +0100 Heddington Oaks Job Fair <p>Heddington Oaks, Peoria County's long-term care facility, is hosting a job fair to fill a variety of positions, including full and part-time RN and LPN positions. The job fair will be held on Friday, February 24 from 1-3 pm and Saturday, February 25 from 10 am-12 pm at Heddington Oaks, 2223 W. Heading Avenue in West Peoria. ... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:05:38 +0100 Grow Your Business through Government Contracts <p>Please join us for this FREE event discussing requirements for doing business with governmen-tal agencies, such as the City of Peoria, County of Peoria, Peoria Housing Authority, CityLink, and the Peoria Park District.</p> <p>Members of these agencies and other business resources will be available for an open network-ing session. ... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:00:36 +0100 Kent Rotherham Appointed Peoria County Auditor <p>Kent A. Rotherham was appointed to the position of Peoria County Auditor at the February 9, 2017 Peoria County Board Meeting.</p> <p>Mr. Rotherham is a Certified Public Accountant. He has run his own firm, Rotherham &amp; Company, P.C., since 1992 in Peoria. ... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:04:50 +0100 Peoria County Board Chairman Accepting County Treasurer Applications <p>Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew A. Rand invites interested individuals to apply for the position of Peoria County Treasurer. The appointed individual will serve through November 30, 2018.</p> <p>The vacancy was created after the retirement of Edward "Tripp" O'Connor on January 31, 2017. Per statute, the Chairman, with the consent of the County Board, has 60 days from the date the County Board accepted Mr. O'Connor's resignation to fill the vacant position. ... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:06:17 +0100 CodeRED Emergency Alert System Test <p>In an event of an emergency, City of Peoria/Peoria County officials issue alerts through CodeRED, a high-speed notification solution. The CodeRED system allows messages to be quickly delivered to targeted areas of Peoria/Peoria County or to the city and county as a whole.&nbsp;</p> <p>On February 15, 2017, the Emergency Communications Center of Peoria/Peoria County will be conducting a performance test of the system from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. ... Thu, 09 Feb 2017 16:58:52 +0100 Lincoln Senior Awards - Peoria Regional Office of Education <p>The Peoria Regional Office of Education is proud to sponsor the 15th annual Lincoln Senior Awards Banquet, Thursday, February 16, 2017, at Barracks Cater Inn.&nbsp; The dinner will begin at 6:00 p.m. with ceremonies beginning at 6:30 p.m.&nbsp; Sixteen seniors from each of Peoria County&rsquo;s High Schools will be recognized for exhibiting the traits of Abraham Lincoln. ... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 13:25:42 +0100 Upcoming GAL Training Opportunity <p align="LEFT">&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><span>McLean County Bar Association March 2017 Guardian Ad Litem Child Representative Certification Seminar and Luncheon Reservation </span></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>4.5 Hours CLE Credit for Day 1</p> <p>5. ... Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:43:03 +0100 32nd Annual Gerald M. Brookhart Arts in Education Spring Celebration <p><strong>Beginning April 19, 2017</strong>, the 32nd Annual Gerald M. Brookhart Arts in Education Spring Celebration will be held on the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza from <strong>11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. every weekday through May 24th. </strong>&nbsp;The Peoria County Regional Office of Education, Beth Derry, Peoria County Regional Superintendent and Mary Rous, Project Director, coordinate the annual event. ... Wed, 01 Feb 2017 09:24:17 +0100 Peoria County Board Chairman Statement on Caterpillar Headquarters Relocation <p>Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew A. Rand was disappointed to learn of the relocation of Caterpillar, Inc.'s headquarters to Chicago, IL, but he remains steadfast in his resolve that central Illinois is a diverse and resilient community.</p> <p>"While I am stunned by today&rsquo;s news, it is still Tuesday, not doomsday, in Peoria," Chairman Rand states. ... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 16:37:11 +0100 Polling Place Changes <p>The Peoria County Board of Election Commissioners has mailed new Voter Registration Cards to all registered voters affected by Polling Place changes. These changes are a result of budget restraints. The Commission asks that you review the information found on the card carefully as Polling Place information has changed. ... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:19:50 +0100