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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Adams Street traffic control for OWTW Conversion Project to begin Feb. 26

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Beginning Monday, February 26, construction work zones and traffic control will be established on SW Adams Street between Walnut Street and Fulton Street. Restrictions in the parking lane on the south side of SW Adams Street will be present.  

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Green Street closed at NE Perry Avenue for repairs

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Green Street is closed to through traffic at the intersection of NE Perry Avenue for road repairs. The closure is expected to last until Friday, February 23, weather permitting.

Drivers should access Green Street from NE Monroe Street. Drivers should use e...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024 | Last Modified on: December 8, 2022

City of Peoria is Launching Utility Assistance Program Lottery

The city of Peoria is accepting applications for the Utility Assistance Program Lottery from Monday, February 19th through Friday, March 8th at 2:00 PM. This program pays overdue gas and electric bills for residents who are at risk of having their power d...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

February 13, 2024 Statement from Mayor Ali Following Tonight's City Council Meeting

February 13, 2024

Statement From Mayor Ali

Our community is aware of multiple local protests that have occurred in Peoria surrounding the war in Gaza, the West Bank, and Israel. 

Many in attendance in tonight’s City Council meeting have ex...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

City of Peoria Launches Non-Profit Capital Program

The city of Peoria will be accepting applications for the Non-Profit Capital Program from Monday, February 12th at 9:00 AM through Friday, March 8th at 2:00 PM. This program supports local non-profits that serve low-income community members in Peoria.

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Stormwater inlet and outlet inspections are to begin Monday, February 12

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Beginning on Monday, February 12, weather permitting, Public Works staff will start a dry weather screening project. Dry weather screening is an inspection process of stormwater inlets and outlets. These inspections help assess the conditions of stormwate...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

City of Peoria Accepting Down Payment Assistance Applications

The Down Payment Assistance Program is open and the city of Peoria is accepting applications on a rolling basis. 

The Down Payment Assistance Program provides help to prospective homeowners to purchase a home in a Qualified Census Tract (QCT). App...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

2024 Non-Owner Occupied Property Registration

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Non-owner occupied registration is due by February 28, 2024

January 30, 2024 – (Peoria, IL) The City of Peoria requires all non-owner-occupied residential properties to be registered with the...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

Pothole repairs begin Thursday, Jan. 25 throughout the City

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With warmer temperatures on the way and wintery weather out of the picture, for now, Public Works crews will begin identifying and repairing potholes on arterial streets. Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, January 25, and continuing until conditions change, po...

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Adams Street, Jefferson Avenue One-Way to Two-Way (OWTW) Conversion Project to begin in March

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Beginning in March, weather-dependent, construction will begin on converting Adams Street and Jefferson Avenue from one-way to two-way streets. The OWTW Conversion project will be a two-and-a-half-year, $18.9 million project, ending in the summer of 2026....

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

City Accepting Applications for 2024 Roof Program Lottery

PEORIA, IL (January 3, 2024) – The city of Peoria will be accepting applications for the 2024 Roof Program Lottery from Tuesday, January 16th through Friday, February 9th. This program helps low-income homeowners to finance needed roof ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

City of Peoria Selected for FRA’s New Corridor Identification Designation

PEORIA, IL (December 7, 2023) On Thursday, December 7, Mayor Ali was joined by former United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to announce that the city of Peoria was selected for the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Corridor ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2023

City of Peoria to Host Open House Events to Promote Community Solar Program

The city of Peoria is partnering with Ampion Renewable Energy to provide an opportunity to income-eligible community members to sign up for a cost-saving community solar program. Interested individuals can attend one of two open houses scheduled for Novem...

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Posted on: October 9, 2023

City of Peoria Hosts Two Free, Family-Friendly Halloween Events

The City is hosting two free, family-friendly trick-or-treat events in October: Trash-or-Treat and City Hall-O-Ween. 

Trash-Or-Treat: Saturday, October 21 | 9 AM – 11 AMJoin Community Development staff for a neighborhood litter ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2023

Illinois Housing Development Authority Awards Funds to Demolish Vacant and Abandoned Properties

The city of Peoria was awarded $712,000 from the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) through the Strong Communities Program. This year, $19 million dollars was distributed through the Strong Communities Program.  Peoria was one of 68 un...

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Posted on: August 20, 2023

City of Peoria Cooling Centers

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With temperatures expected to climb into extreme temperatures for much of the week, please remember that City buildings are available as cooling centers.  Please remember you can always reach out to the Heart of Illinois 2-1-1 for assistance in a...

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Posted on: July 21, 2023

2024 CDBG Public Services Application Available Monday, July 24

The city of Peoria is accepting applications from not-for-profits, 501(c)3 organizations, and government agencies for 2024 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Services funding from Monday, July 24th, through Friday, September 1st

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Posted on: July 7, 2023

City of Peoria Seeking Input at Upcoming Community Visioning Workshops

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City of Peoria Seeking Input at Upcoming Community Visioning Workshops  The public is invited to participate in strategic planning for the city’s future 

July 7, 2023 (PEORIA, IL) Over 400 community members participated...

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Posted on: April 10, 2023

City Accepting Applications for 2023 Violence Prevention Funding

The City will be accepting applications for 2023 Violence Prevention funding beginning Monday, April 10th at 8:00 AM through May 12th at 2:00 PM. This grant provides funding to non-profits, 501(c)3 organizations, and government agencies to offer violence ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2023

Peoria Park District and City of Peoria to Host Press Conference on April 10

The public is invited to join representatives from the Peoria Park District and City of Peoria on Monday, April 10th at 10:30 am for a press conference and ribbon cutting to celebrate the improvements at Trewyn Park, 2219 S. Idaho Street. Improvements inc...

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Posted on: March 27, 2023

City Launches Updated Peoria Cares Customer Service Portal and App

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The city of Peoria has partnered with SeeClickFix to announce an updated Peoria Cares request platform. For over ten years, Peoria Cares has been a free, easy, and convenient way of connecting with the City of Peoria. By phone, desktop, or app, c...

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