NOTICE OF OPERATIONAL CHANGES

Our office has temporarily closed to the public to help with limiting the spread of COVID-19 and the Tier 3 mitigation recommendations. We strongly encourage residents to continue utilizing phone, email, and web-based communication to contact us whenever possible.

Alternative ways to reach the office are as follows:

The Treasurer will continue to evaluate these restrictions with the goal to return to normal operations as soon as it is safe to do so. Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. I look forward to getting back to normal operations.


Nicole Demetreas, Treasurer

Nicole Bjerke
Peoria County Treasurer


The Treasurer is an elected official with a four-year term. The duties of the Treasurer’s Office include receipt, management, and disbursement of public funds, as well as collection, management, and distribution of property taxes levied by various units of local government. The office has the responsibility of collecting real estate taxes two times each year. 

Nicole Bjerke was appointed Peoria County Treasurer in 2017 and was then elected in November 2018. Nicole was previously the Chief Deputy County Treasurer for more than 16 years. Nicole was recently married and changed her name from Demetreas to Bjerke.