Nicole Demetreas, Treasurer

Nicole Bjerke
Peoria County Treasurer


To help protect taxpayers and employees against the spread of the coronavirus, the Peoria County Treasurer’s office will be operating under restricted guidelines until further notice.

As of March 19, 2020, all walk-in customers are prohibited. Personnel will continue to assist taxpayers with tax related functions via the phone, electronic communications or the mail service. Mobile home tax payments should be mailed to the address located on the front of the tax bill.  Payments can also be dropped off in the metal envelope repository box located on the back wall of the Courthouse by the turnstile closest to Hamilton St. Receipts will be provided upon request. 

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 is safe to do so.  Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.  I look forward to getting back to normal operations.

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 more than 16 years. Nicole was recently married and changed her name from Demetreas to Bjerke.