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Government
1:16 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Planning Commission financial future discussed by Peoria County board members

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:
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Government
11:51 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Planning Commission asking Peoria, Woodford and Tazewell counties for $250,000 in help

Peoria, Woodford and Tazewell counties will consider giving the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission $250,000.  Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:
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Storms
12:58 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Tazewell, Woodford counties among 15 declared federal disaster areas

President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared 15 Illinois counties major disaster areas.  That includes Tazewell county where hundreds of homes were destroyed in Washington and surrounding towns.  Woodford, Champaign and LaSalle counties were also among those getting the federal designation.  Federal assistance that's made available can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs and low-cost loans for uninsured property losses.

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Government
11:22 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Woodford County explores adding Economic Development efforts

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:

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