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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
Despite the rain, the 2021 Great American Cleanup took place on Saturday, April 24th from 8 AM - Noon. Keep Peoria Beautiful provided supplies to neighborhood and community groups participating in the cleanup activities and provided volunteers to PCAPS to clean up litter in the wooded area around the animal shelter. Dream Center Peoria and [...]
On Saturday, April 24th, the 2021 Tireless Project launched its seasonal collection of unwanted tires on the day of the Great American Cleanup, Saturday, April 24th. Despite the rain, the Tireless Project had a very successful start to the spring cleanup season! The 2021 Tireless Project collected over 1,100 unwanted tires for recycling and reuse! [...]
The city of Peoria has launched a Utility Assistance Program to provide utility bill relief to households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of $300,000 has been dedicated to the Utility Assistance Program, providing up to six consecutive months of payments for delinquent electric, gas, or water bills to approved applicants. The Utility [...]
The Tireless Project will launch its seasonal collection of unwanted tires on the day of the Great American Cleanup, Saturday, April 24th. 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 [...]
On March 19, the Illinois Commerce Commission issued a press release announcing how utility companies will handle utility shut offs after the current shut-off moratorium ends on March 31st. Customers facing disconnection must call their utility to avoid disconnection. Starting April 1, 2021, Illinois American Water, the Greater Peoria Sanitary and Sewer District, and Ameren [...]