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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Peoria County Board Chairman Accepting District 6 Board Member Applications

Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew A. Rand invites interested individuals to apply for the vacant Peoria County Board District 6 seat. The appointed individual will serve until December 2020. Applications are being accepted through 5:00 p.m. on June 14, 2019.

The vacancy was created with the resignation of G. Allen Mayer, effective May 15, 2019. Mayer was first elected to the Peoria County Board in 2004.

Per statute, the Chairman, with the consent of the County Board, has 60 days to fill the vacant position. Also, per statue, Mayer’s replacement must be a Democrat, having voted Democrat in the most recent primary election in which he or she voted, and must reside within the boundaries of District 6.

District 6 covers central Peoria, bounded roughly by I-74 to the west and south, Lake Ave to the north, and Sheridan road to the east. A detailed map is attached.

Interested parties should submit a resume, references, and a County Board Appointment Application found at http://peoriacounty.org/705 to the attention of Chairman Andrew Rand, Peoria County Courthouse, 324 Main Street, Room 502, Peoria, IL 61602.

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