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Communications: Speakers Bureau and Tours

Topics Offered
Participating Departments
Facility Tours

Looking for a speaker for your group or program? Our elected and appointed officials will be happy to address your group on any topic related to county government. Officials will present applicable topics at your convenience at no cost to your organization. Because many meetings occur outside business hours, we will try to accommodate evening and weekend presentation needs as appropriate.

Please call Gretchen Pearsall, Director of Strategic Communications, at (309) 672-6918 to schedule a presentation.

Speakers Bureau brochure

Topics Offered

The topics shown below are suggestions. Our elected and appointed officials are willing to speak on any topic that falls within the realm of county government. We will try to accommodate your presentation needs should your organization desire information on an issue or subject not listed here.

  • Peoria County Government: History & Structure
  • Peoria County Finances: Revenues & Expenditures
  • Tax Cycle Process
  • Jury Service & Selection
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Pandemic Flu
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Public Safety
  • Health Care for the Elderly
  • Social Issues for the Elderly
  • Health Care for Children
  • Children and Adults with Special Needs
  • Education
  • Environmental Health
  • Recycling: History & Trends
  • Planning & Zoning Issues
  • Building Code
  • Voting and the Elections Process
  • New Election Laws and Voting System
  • Women and the Elected Office

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Participating Departments

  • Heddington Oaks
  • Care & Treatment Center/Allied Agencies
  • County Administration
  • County Board
  • County Clerk's Office
  • Court Administration
  • Department of Planning & Zoning
  • Finance Department
  • Regional Office of Education
  • Highway Department
  • Peoria City/County Health Department
  • Probation & Court Services
  • Recycling & Resource Conservation
  • Sheriff's Office
  • State's Attorney's Office
  • Supervisor of Assessment's Office
  • Treasurer's Office

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Facility Tours

We offer group tours at many county-owned facilities. Large group tours, however, are limited to those facilities that can accommodate the entire group.

If you would like to schedule a tour at one of the following facilities, contact the communications department at (309) 672-6056. Please allow two weeks advance notice.

  • County Courthouse
  • County Highway Department
  • County Jail
  • Heddington Oaks
  • Juvenile Detention Center
  • Peoria City/County Health Department

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