Administration News Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:38:37 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2017, Peoria County Government Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:38:37 +0100 Peoria County Property Tax Website <p>Peoria County Treasurer Nicole Demetreas is pleased to announce the launch of a new tax information website for Peoria County property owners. The new website will provide extensive information on parcels in Peoria County. The website is <a href=""></a> and will also be accessible on Peoria County's main website <a href="">www.peoriacounty. ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:17:54 +0100 Peoria County Tax Bills to be Mailed <p>Peoria County Treasurer, Nicole Demetreas, announced today that approximately 83,500 Peoria County Real Estate Tax bills will be mailed by April 28. The first installment due date is June 6, and the second installment due date is September 6th. Payments must be postmarked by their respective due dates to avoid penalties. ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:40:04 +0100 Trivoli Road Closure <p style="text-align: left;" align="center">Weather permitting, the following road will be closed &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Road work on:</strong> Trivoli Road</p> <p><strong>Where:</strong> South of Higgs Road</p> <p><strong>When:</strong> Monday, April 24, from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:50:39 +0100 Arts in Education Spring Celebration <p align="left"><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 19. </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, 12 Apr 2017 09:15:07 +0100 Join Hands, Help Children <p>Help raise awareness of child abuse by joining "Hands Around the Courthouse" on Friday, April 21, at noon in the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Youth Services Network Panel is hosting its Tenth Annual Hands Around the Courthouse event to draw attention to the 951 pending child abuse and neglect cases in Peoria County. ... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:36:57 +0100 Hop into Heddington Oaks for an Easter Egg Hunt <p>Heddington Oaks is hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15. The Easter Egg Hunt begins at 11:00 a.m. at 2223 W. Heading Ave in West Peoria. This free event allows residents of the skilled care home to share the Easter holiday with children. The public is invited to come out and enjoy a spring morning at Heddington Oaks. Easter Egg hunts will be staggered by age groups for the safety of children. The Easter Bunny will also be present for photo opportunities. ... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:03:41 +0100 Kickapoo Creek Road Closure <p>Kickapoo Creek Road has been closed between Bartonville and Airport Road. The closure is due to downed power lines. Crews are performing utility work and tree clearing. The road is expected to open within a day. &nbsp;</p> <p>Please contact the Peoria County Highway Department at 697-6400, ext. 0 for questions. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Apr 2017 09:52:54 +0100 Nicole Demetreas Appointed Peoria County Treasurer <p>Nicole Demetreas was appointed to the position of Peoria County Treasurer on March 28, 2017, at a special Peoria County Board Meeting.</p> <p>Ms. Demetreas has served as the Chief Deputy Treasurer since 2000. She has been with Peoria County Government for almost 19 years, serving as Senior Finance/Budget Analyst in County Administration prior to her role in the Peoria County Treasurer's Office. ... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:47:40 +0100 PEORIA COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHOLASTIC BOWL TOURNAMENT <p><span>Regional Superintendent of Schools, Beth Crider Derry, will sponsor the 25th Annual Peoria County Middle School Scholastic Bowl Tournament on Saturday, April 1, at Farmington Central Junior High School.&nbsp; Students from several Peoria County middle schools will compete in an exciting academic competition beginning at 8:30 a.m.&nbsp; Please call the Peoria Regional Office of Education at 672-6906 for more information.</span></p> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:17:28 +0100