On Friday, August 12, Community Development staff partnered with Eureka College student-athletes for a community cleanup in the East Bluff. Over 100 student-athletes joined staff as we scoured alleyways and curblines for litter and debris. Students learned about public service and potential career paths in local government and law enforcement.
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Applications for Violence Prevention Funding Now Available $700,000 of funding is available to local agencies implementing evidence-based programs The city of Peoria has received funding through the American Rescue Plan for Violence Prevention programming. Applications are now open and will close at 2:00 PM on Friday, September 9th. This grant provides funding for programming [...]
The application period for 2023 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Services funding opened at 8:00 AM on Monday, July 25th, and closes at 2:00 PM on Friday, September 2nd. This funding is available to not-for-profits, 501(c)3 organizations, and government agencies to provide services to low and moderate-income persons. Each organization will be limited to one [...]
The City of Peoria Community Development Department is hosting its annual Great Neighbor Appreciation Week from July 16th to July 22nd. A weeklong celebration of community members who go above and beyond for their neighborhood. Community members, community groups, and businesses across Peoria are invited to celebrate at a giant, citywide clean-up on Saturday, [...]
On Tuesday, June 7th from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, the Community Development Department is inviting neighbors for Coffee with Code. The event will be held at the Peoria Public Library- Main Branch at 107 NE Monroe St in the lower-level auditorium. Coffee with Code gives residents and community members the opportunity to meet their [...]
As the weather warms and grass begins to grow, the Code Enforcement Division of the Community Development Department is encouraging residents to develop a maintenance plan for yard work and property maintenance issues. A comprehensive environmental property maintenance plan should address grass, weeds, litter and debris, yard waste, and inoperable vehicles. Grass and weeds [...]