Office of Economic Development

Our City Mission

Peoria’s mission is to provide excellent services, protection, and infrastructure that fosters a high quality of life.

Our City Vision

Peoria is a thriving, All-American city, rich in history and natural beauty with an abundance of opportunities for everyone.

Our Office Mission 

The Economic Development Office is dedicated to supporting the Peoria business community. The Office works with businesses to provide information and funding to promote opportunities for economic growth. 

Two new TIF Districts are being proposed in Peoria

Follow the links below to find out more information!


Proposed Galena Road Industrial Park TIF District

Proposed Distillery TIF District


If you would like to register as a TIF Interested Party, you may fill out this form.


Our office continues to update information related to economic development in this section, so please let staff know if there is any additional information you may find helpful for us to provide or if you have any questions!

  1. Economic Development


    Physical Address
    419 Fulton Street
    Suite 207
    Peoria, IL 61602


  2. Kimberly Richardson

    Assistant City Manager/Economic Development Director

  3. Debbie Van Sickle

    Economic Development Manager

  4. Blake Eggleston

    Economic Development Specialist

  5. Uriah Kilgallin

    Economic Development Specialist