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Trash-or-Treat with RPCA

This past Saturday, October 26, 2019, the Community Development Department partnered with the Renaissance Park Community Association Park to host the City’s annual Trash-or-Treat litter clean-up. RPCA invited members of Bradley’s BradleyServe to participate in the clean-up along Main Street. Through this event, Bradley students helped beautify the City’s streets and neighborhoods for this upcoming [...]

HUD Consolidated Plan Survey Results

Consolidated Plan - Survey Results Report The City of Peoria is excited to release the results of its HUD Consolidated Plan survey. City staff had a great time attending over 35 events and meetings to discuss housing, community, and homeless needs—and more—with area residents. Community partners were instrumental in distributing the survey through their networks, [...]

Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference 2019

  The Community Development Department was invited to present at the Center for Community Progress National Vacant Property Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. City staff members Joe Dulin and Megan Nguyen presented information on the City of Peoria innovative Code Enforcement programs. For more information, please contact Assistant Community Development Director Joe Dulin at jdulin@peoriagov.org.

Consolidated Plan at East Bluff

This Monday, August 12th, Grants Manager Kathryn Murphy led a presentation and discussion on the HUD Consolidated Plan. Ms. Murphy provided information on the general regulations from HUD on the use of grant funds as well as the specific ways the City implements its HUD funds, some of which includes the roof repair program, emergency [...]

Consolidated Plan at North End Mercado

As part of its outreach efforts for the HUD Consolidated Plan, the Community Development Department attended the North End Mercado on Saturday, August 10. Staff members discussed the Consolidated Plan and associated processes with community members. They also handed out surveys, available here in English and Spanish, on how citizens think the City’s HUD allocation should be [...]

East Bluff Neighborhood Sweep

Last Friday, August 9, The Peoria Police Department collaborated with the City of Peoria’s Code Enforcement, Fire Department, Parking Enforcement, Peoria County Animal Protection Services (PCAPS), Peoria Disposal Company (PDC), and Jimax to conduct a joint cleanup effort in the East Bluff neighborhood. Code Enforcement Inspectors joined with residents to address City Ordinance and code [...]

National Night Out

          Last Wednesday, August 7, the Community Development Department participated in National Night Out, an annual event that encourages police-community relations and public safety. Community Development plays a significant role in both promoting and providing public safety to the City of Peoria through all five of its divisions, including Code Enforcement, [...]

Community Revitalization at Lincoln Branch Library

This Saturday, August 17th, IDG Architects will present their final draft recommendations for a plan to revitalize the MacArthur Highway Corridor and South Village Neighborhood. This presentation will take place at 11:30 A.M. during Southside Community United for Change's neighborhood meeting at the Peoria Public Library - Lincoln Branch. The draft will include a future [...]

Coffee with Code Event Coming to the Main Branch Public Library

Something great is brewing! Please join the City of Peoria Community Development Department staff for a cup of coffee and relaxed conversation regarding the ins-and-outs of code enforcement and neighborhood development. Residents and members of the public will have an opportunity to speak directly to area Code Enforcement Inspectors as well as share suggestions, comments, [...]

Appreciating Peoria at the 2019 Dream Center Back Pack Expo

On Saturday, July 27th from 9 AM-Noon, Community Development Staff joined Peoria Public Schools and other non-profits at the Dream Center for the 2019 Back Pack Expo. Every year, the Dream Center gives out back packs stocked with school supplies to children throughout the Greater Peoria Area. This year, 2,500 back packs were given out. [...]

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