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POSTPONED- Downtown Cleanup at Fulton Plaza from 11 AM -1 PM Cancelled

Due to inclement weather, the Downtown Cleanup scheduled for Thursday, 7/29 from 11 AM - 1 PM in partnership with Peoria Innovation Alliance, Big Picture Peoria, Keep Peoria Beautiful, and PeoriaCorps is postponed to a future date. Stay tuned to @AppreciatePeoria on Instagram, www.AppreciatePeoria.com, or www.peoriagov.org for information on a future date. Contact Neighborhood Enhancement [...]

POSTPONED- Downtown Cleanup at Fulton Plaza from 11 AM -1 PM Cancelled2021-07-29T10:54:23-05:00

2021 Great Neighbor Appreciation Week

The city of Peoria Community Development Department is hosting its annual Great Neighbor Appreciation Week from July 24th to July 30th. This week celebrates and honors the contributions of those in our community who consistently go above and beyond to be a great neighbor.   Saturday, July 24th Riverfront Market, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM, [...]

2021 Great Neighbor Appreciation Week2021-07-25T11:50:56-05:00

2022 CDBG Public Services Application Available on Monday, July 26th

The application period for 2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Services funding will open at 8:00 AM on Monday, July 26th and close at 3:00 PM on Friday, September 3rd. This funding is available to not-for-profits, 501(c)3 organizations, and government agencies to provide services to low- and moderate-income persons. Eligible applications will be reviewed [...]

2022 CDBG Public Services Application Available on Monday, July 26th2021-07-22T10:12:49-05:00

City of Peoria Granted $45,000 in Round 5 of the Abandoned Property Program

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) announced an Abandoned Property Program Round Five grant award to the city of Peoria Community Development Department in the amount of $45,000. The funds will be used for demolition of abandoned residential structures in the 61605 zip-code in the City. Since 2015, the department has been awarded over $430,000 [...]

City of Peoria Granted $45,000 in Round 5 of the Abandoned Property Program2021-07-07T11:16:16-05:00

City of Peoria Selected to Tackle Vacant and Abandoned Properties at Leadership Institute

The city of Peoria is one of twelve cities across four states that have been selected to send a delegation to the 2022 Vacant Property Leadership Institute (VPLI), a training program focused on equipping leaders with the skills to address vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties for the benefit of their communities. Made possible through the [...]

City of Peoria Selected to Tackle Vacant and Abandoned Properties at Leadership Institute2021-06-22T17:36:25-05:00

IHDA Community Revitalization Plan Available for Public Review

The IHDA Community Revitalization Plan for the Near Northside, Near Southside, and East Bluff neighborhoods are available for public review before they are presented to the Planning and Zoning Commission at 1:00 PM on July 1st at City Hall, Room 400. The Community Revitalization Plan is available for public review via this link Housing Needs Assessment [...]

IHDA Community Revitalization Plan Available for Public Review2021-05-27T12:39:55-05:00

Tireless Project Collecting Unwanted Tires on Saturday, May 22nd

The Tireless Project will collect unwanted tires on Saturday, May 22nd. The collection site is located at JIMAX, 2000 W Clark Street, Peoria, IL 61607 and is open to City of Peoria residents only. The hours of collection are 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM but may end earlier if the trailer reaches its capacity of 1,000 [...]

Tireless Project Collecting Unwanted Tires on Saturday, May 22nd2021-05-17T17:15:50-05:00

City of Peoria Forms a Land Bank

On May 11th, 2021, the Peoria City Council approved the creation of the City of Peoria Land Bank which will operate as a Division of the city of Peoria Community Development Department. A Land Bank Board, comprised of elected leaders, city officials and community stakeholders, will create a strategy to oversee the work and direction [...]

City of Peoria Forms a Land Bank2021-05-13T12:47:57-05:00

Building Safety Month Highlights the Importance of Building Codes to a Safe Community

The City of Peoria Community Development Department is celebrating Building Safety Month this May. The month-long public awareness campaign, in its 41st year,  is designed to help individuals, families, and businesses understand the importance of safe and sustainable structures in our community while highlighting the important role that building safety plays in maintaining public safety. [...]

Building Safety Month Highlights the Importance of Building Codes to a Safe Community2021-05-03T17:26:05-05:00

Informational Meeting on Proposed Land Bank

On Thursday, May 6th from 5:30 PM – 6:30, the city of Peoria will host an informational meeting on the potential creation of a City of Peoria Land Bank at the Gateway Building, 200 NE Water Street, Peoria, IL 61602. The meeting will have limited capacity due to COVID-19 state guidance. Masking and social distancing [...]

Informational Meeting on Proposed Land Bank2021-04-30T15:10:31-05:00
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