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Spring has Sprung- Time for a Property Maintenance Plan!

As the seasons transition from winter to spring, the Community Development Department would like to encourage residents to develop a maintenance plan for yard work and commonly seen property maintenance issues. Putting a plan together in early spring will ensure your property is maintained year-round and your neighborhood will continue to look beautiful.   An environmental [...]

East Bluff Neighborhood Cleanup and Celebration

  The City of Peoria, in partnership with East Bluff Build-It-Up, hosted a neighborhood cleanup and reception to honor Lueshand Nunn as the 2019 Mayor's Award recipient on Thursday, March 21st. Volunteers met at Glen Oak Christian Church at 2:30 PM to participate in the litter cleanup and honor Ms. Nunn's contributions to the East [...]

The Tireless Project Returns for 2019

The Tireless Project will hold its monthly collection of unwanted tires for Peoria residents on the following dates in 2019:   April 27  Pick up is 8 am to 10 am at JIMAX operation building 2000 W Clark St . June 1st  Pick up is 9 am to 11 am at JIMAX operation building 2000 [...]

2019 Great American Cleanup

The City of Peoria will host the Great American Cleanup on Saturday, April 27th. This national event encourages local organizations and neighborhoods to engage in public space cleanups and beautification projects. The Community Development Department will supply dumpsters and volunteers to enhance neighborhood cleanup efforts during the event. While it is important to maintain clean [...]

Ameren Customer Assistance Event

On Thursday, March 14th from 9 AM- 1 PM at the Carver Center, Ameren Illinois partnered with PCCEO for the annual Customer Assistance Event for income eligible Ameren customers. This annual event  provides information on payment assistance and energy efficiency programs as well as a $150 utility bill assistance grant. Community Development staff [...]

2019 Golden Shovel Awards

  On Tuesday, April 9th, the City of Peoria will present the inaugural Golden Shovel Awards during the City Council meeting at 6:00p.m. This award recognizes citizens and neighborhood associations that have done an exceptional job removing snow from their sidewalks. Currently, there is no ordinance requiring residential snow removal on sidewalks and the Golden [...]

Neighborhood Reception Award Winners

Congratulations to our Neighborhood Reception Award Winners! Thank you for your commitment in improving the Peoria community. Ted Bannon “Brick” Award- Molly Cadigan Molly is someone who goes out of her way to help improve our city. She tirelessly picks up litter and waste in her extended neighborhood. She has given instruction to Franklin School [...]

2019 Neighborhood Reception

On Thursday, February 21st, the City of Peoria Community Development Department hosted the first annual Neighborhood Reception at the Carver Center. The reception was held to honor neighborhood leaders and other Peoria citizens for their work and commitment to improving the Peoria community. Guest performances by Gary Moore, who spoke about Black History in Peoria’s [...]

The Artistry of Code Enforcement

On Wednesday, February 13th, our code enforcement team traveled to Rock Falls, IL to attend a Code Conference. Seven Code Inspectors, three Code Aids, one Code Supervisor, and one Legal Technician were in attendance on behalf of the City of Peoria. The conference was called “The Artistry of Code Enforcement” and was presented by Daniel [...]

2019 Home Show

Members of Community Development staff represented the City of Peoria at the 2019 Home Show on February 24th at the Civic Center. They were there to promote building and community and safety. The Home Show is put on by the Home Builders Association and was held this year on February 22nd, 23rd, and 24th. The [...]