The regular meeting of the Peoria County Board is the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Peoria County Courthouse Boardroom, Room 403. A special organizational meeting is held the first Monday in December of each even-numbered year.
Peoria County has a Board-Administrator structure. The 18-member board (one representative per district) has a peer-elected chairperson and delegates the day-to-day duties to a hired administrator who supervises various county departments.
The business of the County Board is conducted through the committee system. Each of the seven standing committees is responsible for oversight and budgetary control of its assigned areas. The committees report their activities to the full Board each month.
Every two years the Board reorganizes, selects a new chairperson, new committees and updates its rules. The current Rules of Order (PDF) is included on this site.
Peoria County Board
324 Main Street, Room 502
Peoria, IL 61602
Meeting agendas are generally posted at least 48 hours prior to a meeting, audio is posted the following day, and minutes are transcribed and posted 2 to 3 weeks after the meeting date. Agendas and minutes are presented in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), video is presented in Microsoft Windows Media Video and Apple Quicktime format, and audio in MP3 format. Please refer to the websites for Adobe and/or Microsoft for current software updates and troubleshooting.
Watch a Meeting
Also, County Board meetings air on Cable Access 22 twice each month. Each board meeting airs at 9 a.m. the third Thursday of each month (the Thursday after the board meeting). Then each meeting will air a second time on the Saturday following the third Thursday of each month at 12 p.m.
2021 Legislative Virtual Event
Each year, the Peoria County Board, in conjunction with the Peoria County Board of Health and City of Peoria, presents their legislative priorities to local area legislators. This year's event is Tuesday, February 9 at 11 a.m. It is available to watch live on the City of Peoria's YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/cityofpeoriatv