Woodford http://peoriapublicradio.org en Planning Commission financial future discussed by Peoria County board members http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/planning-commission-financial-future-discussed-peoria-county-board-members <div>The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission is falling short of its mission to manage its finances. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports that’s the message from some Peoria County Board members:</div><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 07:16:36 +0000 Alex Rusciano 18304 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Planning Commission financial future discussed by Peoria County board members Planning Commission asking Peoria, Woodford and Tazewell counties for $250,000 in help http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/planning-commission-asking-peoria-woodford-and-tazewell-counties-250000-help <p></p><div>Peoria, Woodford and Tazewell counties will consider giving the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission $250,000. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:</div><p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 05:51:00 +0000 Alex Rusciano 17302 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Planning Commission asking Peoria, Woodford and Tazewell counties for $250,000 in help Tazewell, Woodford counties among 15 declared federal disaster areas http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/tazewell-woodford-counties-among-15-declared-federal-disaster-areas <p></p><div>President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared 15 Illinois counties major disaster areas. &nbsp;That includes Tazewell county where hundreds of homes were destroyed in Washington and surrounding towns. &nbsp;Woodford, Champaign and LaSalle counties were also among those getting the federal designation. &nbsp;Federal assistance that's made available can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs and low-cost loans for uninsured property losses.</div><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 06:58:50 +0000 Alex Rusciano 15514 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Tazewell, Woodford counties among 15 declared federal disaster areas Woodford County explores adding Economic Development efforts http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/woodford-county-explores-adding-economic-development-efforts <p></p><div>The Woodford County Board is evaluating its economic development options for next year. The County could use existing staff for the job, or create a new part-time position for about $50,000. Mike Hinrichsen, chairs the Woodford County finance committee. He says the County needs a separate economic development effort:</div><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 04:22:32 +0000 Alex Rusciano 8542 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Woodford County explores adding Economic Development efforts