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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Peoria County Offices Closing Early on Thursday

In addition to the Peoria County Courthouse, the Peoria County Election Commission, Veterans Assistance Commission, Peoria County Highway Department Office, Peoria County Animal Protection Services, and Peoria City/County Health Department will close earl...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Peoria County Courthouse Closing Early on Thursday

The Peoria County Courthouse will close at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019 to allow staff to attend a memorial service at the Peoria Riverfront Museum in honor of Peoria County Clerk Steve Sonnemaker, Peoria County State’s Attorney Jerry Br...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Peoria County State's Attorney's Office Closed June 19, 2019

WHEREAS, the Peoria County State's Attorney's Office will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in memory of State's Attorney Gerald (Jerry) W. Brady, Jr., and to allow personnel in said office to attend services.

The Courthouse will remain open on June l...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Peoria County Board Chairman Accepting Applications for Positions

Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew A. Rand invites interested individuals to apply for the vacant positions of Peoria County Board Member-District 6, Peoria County Board Member-District 11, Peoria County State’s Attorney, and Peoria County Cler...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Passing of Peoria County Clerk Steve Sonnemaker

Sonnemaker

Peoria County Clerk Steve Sonnemaker passed away this evening, Friday, June 14, 2019, according to the Peoria County Coroner.

Sonnemaker began his 38-year career with Peoria County as a County Board Member from 1980-1984. Sonnemaker then continued to serve...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Care and Treatment Board Awards Funding To Local Agencies

The Peoria County Board for the Care and Treatment of Persons with a Developmental Disability (Care and Treatment Board) is pleased to announce a record $950,150 award to five local agencies for the 2019-2020 service year.

Grant funding for the July 1, 201...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Passing of Peoria County State's Attorney Jerry Brady

Jerry Brady Photo

Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew A. Rand, the Peoria County Board, our elected officials, and our appointed officials are saddened by the passing of State’s Attorney Jerry Brady.

Out of respect to the family, no other comment will be given at this time....

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

County-Wide Voter Registration Mailing

Peoria County -- The Peoria County Election Commission will be mailing new Voter Registration Cards to voters on Monday, June 17, 2019.

This mailing is required under the National Voter Registration Act and helps to maintain accurate and up-to-date voter r...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Changes at the Peoria County Board of Election Commissioners

The chief judge of the Tenth Judicial Circuit is the appointing authority for the five commissioners serving on the Peoria County Board of Election Commissioners (PCBEC), which was formed in 2015, as a result of a county wide referendum in which voters ap...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Passing of Board Member Dr. Greg Adamson

Greg Adamson

Peoria County – Dr. Gregory Adamson, Peoria County Board Member for District 11, passed away at 2:08 a.m. on June 11, 2019, according to the Peoria County Coroner.

Dr. Adamson was elected in 2016 and sworn into office on December 5, 2016. He serv...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Peoria County Treasurer Hosting ICASH Event During Real Estate Tax Collection

Peoria County Treasurer Nicole Bjerke is hosting a representative from the State of Illinois ICASH program on June 3, 2019 and June 4, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This event coincides with the first installment due date of real estate property taxes...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Peoria County Real Estate Taxes Due June 4

Peoria County Treasurer Nicole Bjerke would like to remind Peoria County taxpayers that the first installment of real estate taxes is due on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Taxes are payable at most county banks with payment coupon, by mail, by credit card and ele...

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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, ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Courthouse - Jefferson St Entrance Closure

Jefferson St Closure map

The Jefferson Street entrance will be completely closed to entrance and exit traffic starting June 17 for drainage and site improvements. The Jefferson Street entrance will be completely closed to entrance and exit traffic. The Main Street entrance will b...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Summer Reading Kickoff Event

Slide into Summer Reading Poster

The Peoria Regional Office of Education is proud to partner with Align Peoria to sponsor a launch day for their summer reading program, Slide Into Summer. The launch day will be on June 1, 2019, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm on the campus of the Lakev...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Traffic Signals Activated at Cedar Hills Drive and Old Galena Road

Traffic signals at the intersection of Cedar Hills Drive and Old Galena Road will be activated on Friday, May 3, 2019. Motorists should use caution in the intersection.

Additionally, final seeding at the intersection and sign installation work will occur i...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Learn with Peoria County: Adult Community Programs at Illinois Central College

Peoria County – Peoria County is pleased to offer Learn with Peoria County educational presentations as part of Illinois Central College’s Adult Community Programs.

These free programs are open to adults ages 18 and older and a...

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