The County Administrator is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Peoria County government, an organization that encompasses 27 departments - including nine elected offices - and approximately 850 employees. The County's annual budget is $130 million.

The Peoria County Administrator also advises the County Board on matters of policy, and implements the directives of the County Board. Responsibilities of the office include:

  • Development of the annual budget
  • Coordination of public relations programs
  • Provision of administrative services to the County Board
  • Administration of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action policies and programs
  • Human Resource Management and Payroll
  • Risk Management
  • Facilities Management
  • A number of delegated programs


The County Administrator reports to the County Board and has supervisory authority over the following departments:

  • Animal Protection Services
  • County Administration
  • Facility and Grounds Operations
  • Finance Department
  • Heddington Oaks Long Term Care Facility
  • Highway Department
  • Information Technology Services
  • Office of Sustainability and Resource Conservation
  • Planning and Zoning Department
  • Supervisor of Assessment's Office

Obtaining Information

For general inquiries, please email administration or use our Contact Us Form. For formal Freedom of Information Act requests, please visit our FOIA page.