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Posted on: April 4, 2020

First COVID-19 Death in Peoria County

The Peoria City/County Health Department and the Peoria County Coroner are reporting the death of a Peoria County resident who tested positive for COVID-19. This event marks the first fatality in Peoria County due to COVID-19. 

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Peoria County Committee Meetings Going Live on Facebook

This month’s Peoria County Board committee meetings will be streamed live on the Peoria County Government Facebook page. Peoria County Board meetings are already streamed this way. As committee members will not be meeting face-to-face during the...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Dirksen Parkway Construction Restarting

Construction on Dirksen Parkway is scheduled to begin again on Monday, April 6. The remaining work on the project includes earthwork behind the curb between Edward Street and Bosch Road, completion of the multi-use path, final seeding, and final pavement ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

10th Circuit Suspends All Jury Trials Through April 2020

In this Circuit’s continuing effort to combat the Covid-19 virus, the 10th Circuit announces today that all jury trials, civil and criminal, are suspended through April 2020. See Administrative Order 2020 – 08. This applies to Peoria, ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Chief Judge Further Restricts Public Access to Peoria Courthouse

In furtherance of the authority mentioned in immediate past Administrative Orders and Press Release from the undersigned concerning COVID-19 and for the reasons mentioned therein, along with the today’s pronouncement by Governor Pritzker, said p...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Peoria County Board Holding Special Board Meeting By Teleconference

Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew A. Rand has called a special meeting of the Peoria County Board for Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 1 p.m. As the Centers for Disease Control recommends gatherings be limited to 10 people or less, board members will call into...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Peoria County to Issue Disaster Declaration on Wednesday, March 18

On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew A. Rand will issue a Disaster Declaration for Peoria County. The declaration is a mechanism being put in place to reimburse Peoria County for costs incurred from the planning, preparation, ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Homestead Exemptions and Recertification

Effective immediately, the Supervisor of Assessments Office in Peoria County will not require individuals already receiving specified homestead exemptions to renew their applications for 2020.  The office will automatically install these exemptio...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Three Polling Places To Be Moved For March 17 Primary

The Peoria County Election Commission was notified by Independence Village of Peoria, St. Sharbel Apartments, and Lutheran Hillside Village of their inability to be polling places for the March 17, 2020, primary election. This is due to the concerns for t...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Portion of Smithville Road Closing for Bridge Construction

Smithville road will be closed between Stone School road and S Trivoli Rd starting March 16, 2020

Peoria County – Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, a section of Smithville Road (CH D52) between Trivoli Road (CH R25) and Stone School Road (CH R18) will be closed to all traffic for construction of a new bridge that crosses a branch of the Copp...

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