The City of Peoria http://peoriapublicradio.org en Grandmother of busted grandson speaks to the Peoria City Council http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/grandmother-busted-grandson-speaks-peoria-city-council <p>The Grandmother of the 26 year-old man busted for marijuana&nbsp;possession&nbsp;when the Peoria Police raided his home for a mayoral parody twitter account spoke Tuesday night at the City Council Meeting.</p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:05:41 +0000 Tanya Koonce 22263 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Grandmother of busted grandson speaks to the Peoria City Council PSD 150 administrative concerns expanded http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/psd-150-administrative-concerns-expanded <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The controversy surrounding the administration of Peoria’s public school district hit a pitch level this week. The group ‘Change 150’ formalized its call of no confidence in Superintendent Grenita Lathan and her top administration.&nbsp;</span></div><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 06:29:59 +0000 Tanya Koonce 19214 at http://peoriapublicradio.org PSD 150 administrative concerns expanded Peoria's water supply remains privately owned http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peorias-water-supply-remains-privately-owned <p></p><p>The City of Peoria will not exercise its option to buy Illinois American Water Company. The council voted eight to three against going ahead with the purchase. It’s an option that comes before the city every five years because of a purchase agreement between city leaders and Illinois American Water in 1889. Councilwoman Beth Akeson voted to pursue the buyout option. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 07:55:52 +0000 Tanya Koonce 15517 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria's water supply remains privately owned Peoria City Council sets strategy http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-city-council-sets-strategy <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Peoria City Council is re-considering it’s strategic direction. It’s a management method the city manager says it useful in helping set policy.&nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 23:05:35 +0000 Tanya Koonce 14664 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria City Council sets strategy A multi-year budget proposal for Peoria http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/multi-year-budget-proposal-peoria <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The City of Peoria is preparing to implement a balanced two year budget. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports both budget years are expected to feature a reduction in spending from 2013.&nbsp;</span></p><div></div><p></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Tanya Koonce 14145 at http://peoriapublicradio.org A multi-year budget proposal for Peoria Warehouse District improvements move ahead http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/warehouse-district-improvements-move-ahead <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Progress on Peoria’s Warehouse District Road Improvements is about a quarter complete. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya </span>Koonce<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports the city is planning to hold monthly informational meetings in the Warehouse District.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 03:56:03 +0000 Tanya Koonce 9673 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Warehouse District improvements move ahead The City of Peoria prepares to budget for next year http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/city-peoria-prepares-budget-next-year <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The City of Peoria is looking at a more than $3 million hole in its budget next year. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports there’s a $3.6 million deficit anticipated for 2015.&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Tanya Koonce 6785 at http://peoriapublicradio.org The City of Peoria prepares to budget for next year Outside The Horseshoe - May 14, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/outside-horseshoe-may-14-2013 <p></p><div>Road projects in the Northern and Southern parts of Peoria are the topic of tonight’s OUTSIDE THE HORSESHOE.&nbsp;</div><div>Newly seated council members Denise Moore, and Casey Johnson join us for the show along with Interim Peoria Public Works Director Jeff Smith. The show aired on 89.9 WCBU, Peoria Public Radio at 6:00p.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2013 before the live broadcast of the Peoria City Council meeting.&nbsp;</div><div>Join us the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month on 89.9fm for OUTSIDE THE HORSESHOE and the live broadcast of Peoria City Council meetings.</div> Wed, 15 May 2013 03:10:47 +0000 Tanya Koonce 5602 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Outside The Horseshoe - May 14, 2013