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Government
10:15 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

Peoria holding series of public input budget meetings

The City of Peoria is hosting a series of meetings to get public input on crafting the next budget.  The City held its first meeting at Bradley University Thursday to talk about the administrative budget.  The next meeting will discuss police expenses at the Bonnie Noble Center next Thursday.  Other public meetings will discuss the budgets for fire, public works and economic development departments.  A full list of meeting times is below:

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Government
10:37 pm
Tue April 7, 2015

Voters choose status quo Peoria City Council, new members for District 150

  The City of Peoria saw slightly fewer people head to the polls yesterday compared to four years ago.  Peoria City Election Commission Executive Director Tom Bride says one reason could be yesterday’s soggy weather:

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Government
12:04 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

City of Peoria launches new online budgeting tool

The City of Peoria launched a new online budget tool Monday that aims to boost public input.  

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Government
5:15 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Longer Peoria County, City weather siren test set Tuesday

City of Peoria and County residents should be prepared to hear the outdoor warning sirens a little longer Tuesday. The monthly test will take place at ten in the morning and could last up to three minutes.

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Government
6:17 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Peoria City, County weigh-in on Rauner’s proposed budget

Peoria City and County say Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget carries significant financial impacts. 

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Government
5:17 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Ardis talks Peoria Promise, crime and business during annual address

The Peoria Promise foundation is changing the way it pays for District 150 graduates to attend Illinois Central College. 

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Government
10:45 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Peoria Council faces tough budget projections through 2019

The Peoria City Council is facing a gloomy budget outlook in the next five years.  Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports on the latest numbers:

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Government
5:30 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Peoria City, County consider road agreement changes

Peoria City and County are looking to make it easier to repair and transfer roads between both municipalities.

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Government
11:17 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Peoria Council changes emergency snow route parking fines

The Peoria City Council approved reducing the fines for parking on snow routes by $200. City Manager Patrick Urich says changing the fine to $50 daily will help with collecting the parking fines:

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Government
11:13 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Peoria Council OKs medical marijuana process changes

The Peoria City Council approved zoning changes for medical marijuana sites that supporters say bring more transparency. 

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