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Community Development Department Receives International Award

The City of Peoria Community Development Department has been selected as the winner of the 2018 International Code Council Community Service Award for its innovative efforts to educate the community and raise the profile of building safety. https://www.iccsafe.org/about-icc/periodicals-and-newsroom/extraordinary-building-safety-professionals-honored-at-the-2018-international-code-council-annual-conference/ The International Code Council is an international association with over 64,000 members. It is dedicated to developing [...]

Vendor / Contractor Educational Session

The Community Development Department and Councilwoman Denise Moore will host an informational session on Thursday October 11th at 6:00 PM at the Minority Business Development Center located at 2139 SW Adams. The Informational Session is geared towards contractors and citizens who have interest in bidding on the 2019 Community Development Contract related to abating code [...]

Great Neighbor Appreciation Week – Media Coverage

July 9th - 14th, 2018, the Community Development Department celebrated the people of Peoria that are making a difference with Great Neighbor Appreciation Week. See what your local media provider had to say in the following links: https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/peoria-officials-community-development-department-to-combat-city-littering/1283430927 http://www.pjstar.com/news/20180703/peoria-to-celebrate-neighborhood-appreciation-week-july-9-to-14%3ftemplate=ampart https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/great-neighbor-appreciation-week-1/1281128107 http://www.1470wmbd.com/peoria-celebrates-great-neighbor-appreciation-week/ http://www.hoiabc.com/story/38605202/pickuppeoria-clean-up-river-city http://www.pjstar.com/news/20180709/litter-cleanup-kicks-off-neighborhood-appreciation-week-in-peoria http://www.week.com/story/38605186/help-clean-up-the-river-city http://www.933thedrive.com/peoria-celebrates-great-neighbor-appreciation-week/ http://www.g1023.com/peoria-celebrates-great-neighbor-appreciation-week/ http://www.mix1069.com/peoria-celebrates-great-neighbor-appreciation-week/

The Tireless Project Returns for 2018

The Tireless Project will hold its monthly collection of unwanted tires for Peoria residents on Saturday, May 26. The collection site is located at Jimax, 2000 W Clark Street, Peoria, IL 61607. The hours of collection are 9:00-11:00 a.m., but may end earlier if the trailer reaches its 1,000 tire capacity. If tires are left [...]

Building Safety Month is Here

The City of Peoria Community Development Department is celebrating Building Safety Month this May. Building Safety Month is a worldwide campaign that seeks to promote public awareness about the role that building codes play in keeping the public safe from disasters such as fire, flooding, and storm damage. It is also a time to recognize [...]

Neighborhood Sweep: A Job Well Done

On Friday, April 27, 2018, the City of Peoria’s Community Development Department conducted the second neighborhood sweep of the year in the North Valley. These sweeps focus on different neighborhoods every month in an effort to reduce blight and increase public safety and education. The main focus of this sweep was to address environmental issues, [...]

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