Administration News Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:04:11 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2014, Peoria County Government Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:04:11 +0100 Brimfield Jubilee Road Bridge <p>The bridge on Brimfield Jubilee Road is now open. The bridge is located three miles west of Princeville Jubilee Road.</p> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:28:20 +0100 Elections Results Available After Polls Close <p><span>The Peoria County Clerk's Office announced today that election results for the November 4, general election will be available on the County's website shortly after the polls close at 7:00 p.m. Election results can be viewed at </span><span><a href=""></a>. </span></p> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 13:35:22 +0100 Experience Joy by Adopting a Senior Pet <p>November is Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month and Peoria County's Animal Protection Services (PCAPS) is encouraging animal lovers seeking a companion to visit the animal shelter this month. Adoption fees for all pets over eight years of age have been waived in honor of Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month. PCAPS encourages anyone looking for a pet to consider a more mature animal. Some of the benefits of adopting an older animal include:</p> <p>Older pets have manners. ... Mon, 03 Nov 2014 13:24:19 +0100 Animal Shelter Appreciation Week <p>Celebrate the work of Peoria County's Animal Protection Services (PCAPS) during Animal Shelter Appreciation Week November 2 - 8. Created by the Humane Society of the United States, this week brings attention to the necessary and oftentimes difficult work of animal shelters throughout the country. PCAPS is a safe haven for unwanted animals and a great place to adopt a family pet. ... Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:02:47 +0100 Daily Road <p>Beginning Monday, November 3, at 7:00 a.m., Daily Road, south of Monica, IL will be closed to traffic for railroad work. Burlington Northern and Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad will be repairing railroad tracks at its crossing with Daily Road. The road is expected to reopen at the crossing by Friday, November 7 at 5:00 p.m.</p> <p>Daily Road is located between Laura Road and Illinois Route 90. ... Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:02:03 +0100 Sustainability for the Entire Community <p>Peoria County's Recycling Educator will present "Sustainability for the Entire Community," a free public workshop from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 20 in Hickory Hall at ICC's North Campus. This workshop is offered through ICC's Adult Community Programs and is intended for anyone who wants to learn about revitalization and sustainability. ... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:29:25 +0100 Heddington Oaks to Host Veterans Day Open House <p>To honor all who served, a <em><strong>Veterans Day Open House</strong></em> will be hosted by Heddington Oaks on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Veterans of all ages are encouraged to attend. County Board Chairman Thomas H. O'Neill III will offer welcoming remarks at 2:30 p.m., followed by a presentation of colors by the Sheriff's Honor Guard and singing of the National Anthem by students at St. Mark's School. ... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:05:27 +0100 Blessing of the Animals <p>In celebration of National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, November 2-8, 2014, the Peoria Humane Society encourages pet lovers to recognize the homeless dogs and cats in our community with a Blessing of the Animals on Saturday, November 1 at 10:00 am in the Education Center at PAWS, 2600 NE Perry. The Reverend James Clement of St. Paul&rsquo;s Episcopal Church will offer a special blessing for the shelter animals followed by one for community pets. ... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:21:07 +0100 Glasford Road Closure <p>Weather permitting, the following road will be <strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">CLOSED</span></strong>:</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="175"> <p><strong>Road work on:</strong></p> </td> <td valign="top" ... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:41:44 +0100 Free Public Workshop <p>The Tenth Judicial Circuit Family Violence Coordinating Council and the Regional Offices of Education in Peoria and Tazewell counties are hosting a free public workshop tomorrow, October 24, at the Clock Tower Place in East Peoria from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. The workshop is titled "Facebook, Texting, Spyware, Oh My: the use of Technology to Bully and Stalk."</p> <p>Michelle Garcia, guest speaker and Director of the Stalking and Resource Center in Washington, D. ... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:27:06 +0100