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 [...]
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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 [...]
The city of Peoria Community Development Department will host a public meeting on March 2nd from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM regarding a special use request for a car wash at 1217 W Glen Avenue and 4926 N University Street. The public is invited to attend and provide comments or ask questions. The meeting will [...]
The code of the city of Peoria requires that owners and operators of any residential unit supply sufficient heat to maintain the room temperature of 65 degrees Fahrenheit during the hours of 8:30 AM – 10:30 PM each day and no less than 60 degrees Fahrenheit during other hours. If you are renting a property [...]
Earlier this month, the first Community First class of police recruits graduated from the Police Training Institute in Champaign, Illinois. These four police recruits served the city of Peoria as Code Enforcement Aides in the Community Development Department for over 4 months this year where they gained experience working with residents, meeting neighborhood leaders, helping [...]
The Illinois Housing Development Authority announced that the city of Peoria will receive $200,000 in grant funding through the Strong Communities Program. Over the next three years, this will allow the City to demolish 15-20 vacant and abandoned residential properties in the 61605-area code that are beyond rehabilitation or repair. Over the last five years, [...]