Peoria City Hall beat its counterpart in Vancouver, Washington, to claim the title of "Best City Hall" in America in a March Madness-style contest put on by Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) recently.
While building four single-family homes for low-income residents on Northeast Monroe Street, Peoria’s Community Development Department found its affordable housing efforts featured in a nationwide report to Congress recently.
The city of Peoria is seeking volunteers to pick up litter around the city, a release on the city's website said. The volunteer-driven effort to beautify Peoria and has set up a lunchtime litter collection April 3.
As the city of Peoria prepares to undertake its next round of service procurement for solid waste collection, it is seeking input from the public to gauge where collection and resident willingness to financially support enhancements could improve.
An amendment to Senate Bill 1488, signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner, will extend a state income tax credit for one year to restore and preserve qualified historic structures in the River Edge Redevelopment zone.
The city of Peoria Department of Public Works said work continues on a storm sewer installation project and the west side of the signalized intersection on University Street at the Walmart entrance is expected to reopened to traffic later this week.