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Posted on: January 12, 2022

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Find out more about becoming an organ or tissue donor.

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Animal fosters are needed to help animals in a variety of situations.

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All dogs and cats over four months old must be vaccinated against rabies and obtain a tag.

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We've Moved to .GOV!

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Peoria County's website domain has moved to the secure .gov domain.

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Sheriff Chris Watkins

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Sheriff Watkins has devoted his entire life to serving others, whether serving in the United States Air Force or as a 18-year veteran of the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office.

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Serve Your Community

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The Sheriff's Office is continually looking to hire men and women wanting to serve our community, including patrol and correctional officers.

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Find Property Tax Information

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Find property tax information, including printing a duplicate bill.

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Tax Exemptions

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Qualifying seniors, veterans, and disabled persons may be entitled to property tax relief.

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Sealcoating on Charter Oak and Koerner Road

Peoria County Highway Department will start sealcoating Charter Oak Road and Koerner Road tomorrow, August 3, conditions permitting. Motorists can expect fresh oil and loose gravel on these roads; please seek an alternate route if possible. 

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Peoria County Hosting Flag Design Contest

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The Peoria County Board invites residents to submit ideas for an official Peoria County Flag. Whether you’re a graphic designer, artists, doodler, or just want to put crayon to paper, we want to see your designs! Contest entries are being accept...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Citizens Leadership Academy Applications Now Available

Learn more about your local government agencies and departments during our annual Citizens Leadership Academy, hosted by the County of Peoria and City of Peoria. This free program will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from September 6-October 13, 202...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Upcoming Learn with Peoria County Programs

Peoria County invites the public to join us for our upcoming Learn with Peoria County classes and tours, made possible in part through Illinois Central College’s Adult Community Programs curriculum.

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Funding Approved to Bring a 9-1-1 System to Stark County

Grant funding was approved last week by the State of Illinois to bring a 9-1-1 system to the residents of Stark County. Stark County is the last remaining County in Illinois without a 9-1-1 system.

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

W Glen Avenue Closed July 5 Through End of Year

Beginning Tuesday, July 5, W Glen Avenue between N Sheridan Road and Knoxville Avenue WILL BE CLOSED TO THRU TRAFFIC for the Glen Avenue reconstruction project.

This complete closure of W Glen Avenue is scheduled to last until the end of the year and is ne...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Todd School Road Closure

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Peoria County Highway Department will close Todd School Road on Monday, June 20 for culvert replacement work. The project is located approximately 1 mile west of Martin Weber Road (map attached). A detour will be posted. Work is expected to be completed b...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Update on Energy Supply Changes

Community members who were previously under contract with Homefield Energy for their energy supply will be switched to Ameren supply through May 31, 2023. Residential and business customers should plan for noticeable increases to their energy bill.

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Dogtown Lane Bridge Replacement

Peoria County Highway Department will close the Dogtown Lane bridge on Monday, June 6, for bridge replacement work. The bridge is located 2 miles south of IL Route 8, or 0.75 miles north of Graham Chapel Road. Work is expected to be completed by November ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Section of Swords Avenue Closed for Bridge Rehabilitation Work Starting Week of June 6

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The Peoria County Highway Department will be closing and rehabilitating the Swords Avenue bridge in West Peoria beginning the week of June 6, weather permitting. Work had been delayed from starting earlier due to material availability.

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Energy Supply and Billing Changes for Ameren Customers

The City of Peoria and Peoria County are reminding community members to expect increases in energy rates this summer. Community members will begin to receive a letter from Ameren Illinois notifying customers of supply rate increases for the upcoming summe...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Community Members Should Prepare for Increased Energy Prices This Summer

Residents and businesses often see increased energy bills during the summer months, but the city of Peoria and Peoria County urge community members to prepare for upcoming increases in summer cooling costs. 

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Peoria County Real Estate Taxes Mailed This Week

Peoria County Treasurer Nicole Bjerke asks homeowners and commercial property owners to watch their mailboxes, as annual real estate tax bills are being mailed this week. The first installment due date is June 7, and the second installment due date is Sep...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Section of Truitt Road Closed for Bridge Rehabilitation Work

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The Peoria County Highway Department will close Truitt Road between Old Galena Road and Illinois Route 29 on Monday, April 11, 2022, for bridge rehabilitation work. The work site is located just east of the Truitt Road and Blue Ridge Road intersection. A ...

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