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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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Government
11:24 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Peoria getting new assisted living facility

 A $20 million assisted living facility is set to be built in the area that was previous the Southtown TIF District. The Peoria City Council approved a zoning change to the Romeo B Garrett property next to Kindred Hospital. Construction is planned to being on the complex next summer. Project manager Rick Banas says the facility will offer more than 100 apartments, and has payment help for tenants:

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Government
11:17 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Peoria Council approves $3M loan to sports complex

The Peoria City Council approved a three-million-dollar-loan to the developer of the Louisville Slugger Sports Complex.  Peoria Public Radio's Alex Rusciano reports: 
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Government
11:08 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

City Council to talk big-spending issues next year

The City of Peoria is considering a budget that largely maintains the status-quo for 2015.  Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports major issues will be left for future budgets:
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Politics
4:39 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Candidates file for Peoria City Council seats

The chairwoman of the Peoria County Republican party is running for a Peoria City Council At-Large seat. Katherine Coyle also serves on the board for Illinois Central College.  Current at-Large incumbents Ryan Spain, Beth Jensen, Eric Turner and Beth Akeson also filed for re-election.  The deadline to file for the spring election is the 24th

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Government
6:01 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Pensions in focus for Peoria City budget process

The City of Peoria needs to pay more money into its pension fund for firefighters next year.  That's the message from the city fire pension board:

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Government
10:36 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Peoria council approves new cable service agreement

The Peoria City Council unanimously approved a cable franchise agreement with iTV-3. That means residents will be able to choose between that provider and Comcast starting next spring. 

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Government
12:51 am
Wed October 29, 2014

No changes for Peoria video gaming regulations

   The Peoria City Council continues looking for ways to regulate video-gaming parlors. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports, the council adjourned without picking a final option:
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