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Code Enforcement Activity – April 2020

Through April 2020, the Code Enforcement Division maintains high productivity levels in the Community Development Department. This chart reflects the total number of Code Enforcement Actions, the total number of Code Enforcement Cases and the total number of PeoriaCares-related Complaints from 2016-2020. Code Enforcement Actions include abate notices, citations, housing warning notices, work orders, demolition [...]

Code Enforcement Activity – April 20202020-12-22T14:54:31-06:00

Bradley University – Careers in Public Service Virtual Panel

On Wednesday, April 16, 2020, Project Coordinator Megan Nguyễn and Assistant Director Joe Dulin participated in Bradley University’s Careers in Public Service Panel. Members of the Community Development Department offered advice to prospective graduates applying for jobs, detailed their educational background and experience within the public sector and also provided information on the many ways [...]

Bradley University – Careers in Public Service Virtual Panel2020-12-22T14:54:32-06:00

Consolidated Plan Public Hearings

On Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5, the City of Peoria held two public meetings regarding the 2020-2024 HUD Consolidated Plan, the Citizen Participation Plan, and the Analysis of Impediments. The 2020-2024 HUD Consolidated Plan, the Citizen Participation Plan, and the Analysis of Impediments are available for public comment starting Thursday, February 20. Comments will be [...]

Consolidated Plan Public Hearings2020-03-06T08:56:02-06:00

Trash-or-Treat with RPCA

This past Saturday, October 26, 2019, the Community Development Department partnered with the Renaissance Park Community Association Park to host the City’s annual Trash-or-Treat litter clean-up. RPCA invited members of Bradley’s BradleyServe to participate in the clean-up along Main Street. Through this event, Bradley students helped beautify the City’s streets and neighborhoods for this upcoming [...]

Trash-or-Treat with RPCA2020-12-22T14:54:33-06:00

HUD Consolidated Plan Survey Results

Consolidated Plan - Survey Results Report The City of Peoria is excited to release the results of its HUD Consolidated Plan survey. City staff had a great time attending over 35 events and meetings to discuss housing, community, and homeless needs—and more—with area residents. Community partners were instrumental in distributing the survey through their networks, [...]

HUD Consolidated Plan Survey Results2019-11-07T15:35:36-06:00

Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference 2019

  The Community Development Department was invited to present at the Center for Community Progress National Vacant Property Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. City staff members Joe Dulin and Megan Nguyen presented information on the City of Peoria innovative Code Enforcement programs. For more information, please contact Assistant Community Development Director Joe Dulin at jdulin@peoriagov.org.

Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference 20192020-12-22T14:54:33-06:00

Consolidated Plan at East Bluff

This Monday, August 12th, Grants Manager Kathryn Murphy led a presentation and discussion on the HUD Consolidated Plan. Ms. Murphy provided information on the general regulations from HUD on the use of grant funds as well as the specific ways the City implements its HUD funds, some of which includes the roof repair program, emergency [...]

Consolidated Plan at East Bluff2020-12-22T14:54:33-06:00

Consolidated Plan at North End Mercado

As part of its outreach efforts for the HUD Consolidated Plan, the Community Development Department attended the North End Mercado on Saturday, August 10. Staff members discussed the Consolidated Plan and associated processes with community members. They also handed out surveys, available here in English and Spanish, on how citizens think the City’s HUD allocation should be [...]

Consolidated Plan at North End Mercado2020-12-22T14:54:33-06:00

East Bluff Neighborhood Sweep

Last Friday, August 9, The Peoria Police Department collaborated with the City of Peoria’s Code Enforcement, Fire Department, Parking Enforcement, Peoria County Animal Protection Services (PCAPS), Peoria Disposal Company (PDC), and Jimax to conduct a joint cleanup effort in the East Bluff neighborhood. Code Enforcement Inspectors joined with residents to address City Ordinance and code [...]

East Bluff Neighborhood Sweep2020-12-22T14:54:34-06:00

National Night Out

          Last Wednesday, August 7, the Community Development Department participated in National Night Out, an annual event that encourages police-community relations and public safety. Community Development plays a significant role in both promoting and providing public safety to the City of Peoria through all five of its divisions, including Code Enforcement, [...]

National Night Out2020-12-22T14:54:34-06:00
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