Last Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. in Peoria County Courthouse, Room 402
Steven Rieker (Vice Chairman)
William Watkins Jr.
Committee Overview & Responsibilities
The Ways and Means Committee considers matters concerning:
The finances and budget of Peoria County, including:
Financial Management and Fiscal Policies
Purchasing and Contracting Policies
Revenues and Expenditures
Serving as the Audit Committee, including the following tasks:
Receiving and reviewing the comprehensive annual financial report and the management letter
Receiving internal audit reports from the county auditor
Recommending a public accounting firm to serve as an external auditor
The conduct of elections in the County.
Related to public education and assistance for veterans in the County.
Considering, reviewing, and recommending to the County Board an annual State and Federal legislative program; and, it shall receive regular reports from the County’s registered lobbyist on the status of the legislative program and other legislative developments affecting the County.
The business of the following offices is considered by Ways and Means Committee: