News Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:41:54 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2017, Peoria County Government Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:41:54 +0100 Maxwell Road Temporarily Closed <p>Maxwell Road from Illinois State Route 116 to Fauber Road will be temporary closed on Wednesday, December 13 from approximately 9 am-11 am due to a large equipment move. Motorists are asked to avoid the area.</p> <p>Please contact the Peoria County Highway Department at 697-6400 with questions.</p> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:03:30 +0100 Peoria County Problem-Solving Courts Certified <p>Chief Judge Paul P. Gilfillan is pleased to announce that on December 5, 2017,he received notification that the Illinois Supreme Court certified the Peoria County Mental Health, Veterans' and Drug Problem-Solving Courts. ... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:06:14 +0100 Bicentennial Flag Raising Ceremony on December 4 <p style="text-align: left;" align="center">Peoria County will raise the Illinois Bicentennial flag on Monday, December 4 at 12 pm in conjunction with municipalities all over the State of Illinois. The Bicentennial flag will be added to the flagpole at the corner of Main Street and Jefferson Street and flown through December 3, 2018. ... Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:36:40 +0100 Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Promotion <p>Peoria County Animal Protection Services and Peoria Humane Society are working together to offer their "Home for the Holidays" pet adoption promotion.</p> <p>With all eligible pets adopted between December 16-22, adopters can choose to give a $50 donation to the Peoria Humane Society and the shelter will send Santa to personally deliver the pet to its new home on December 23. ... Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:39:16 +0100 Select Limestone and Hallock Precincts Polling Places Have Moved <p>The Peoria County Election Commission has mailed new yellow voter registration cards to voters in response to polling place moves for voters in Precincts Limestone 14, 18, and 19 and Precincts Hallock 1 and 2. A follow-up letter will also be sent out next week to households with the new polling place information.</p> <p>Precincts Limestone 14 and 19 polling place has moved from Berea Baptist Church to Coyote Creek Golf Course Clubhouse at 8201 W Lancaster Rd. ... Mon, 27 Nov 2017 10:36:11 +0100 Shop Local and Win This Holiday Season <p><em>Shop local this holiday season!</em> Our Grow Peoria County campaign, developed in conjunction with the City of Peoria, Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Greater Peoria Economic Development Council, encourages residents to shop local over the Thanksgiving weekend and support their community.</p> <p>Shoppers who stop in to any business in Peoria County between November 24-26, 2017 can be entered to win a gift card package to local businesses. ... Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:56:16 +0100 Upcoming Opportunity for CLE for GAL's <p>On Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Basement Conference Room of&nbsp;the Commerce Bank Building, there will be a CLE that will cover the ins and outs of minor and adult guardianship, as well as the new child support rules and how to calculate income shares in different situations.&nbsp; <strong>This event is complimentary.</strong></p> <p>See <a href="">www.pili. ... Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:25:57 +0100 Lancaster Road Bridge Open <p>The Peoria County Highway Department announces that the Lancaster Road Bridge, located 1 mile west of Cameron Lane, is now open to traffic. Motorists are asked to be aware of the 50 mph speed limit through the newly constructed portion of roadway.</p> <p>Tree planting will occur in the spring, which may require periodic lane closures. However, the road will remain open to traffic at all times during the tree planting. ... Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:56:44 +0100