The Council met for a marathon session of over four hours. Some of highlights:
As always, you can access meeting agendas, minutes and video on website: www.peoriagov.org
- Connie Romanus, Observer
Regular meeting of Board of Commissioner of PHA met in person and online. There were no public comments. Consent agenda approved without discussion. Items approved:
Date of annual PHA meeting to be announced. Board adjourned for closed session meeting.
Next meeting scheduled for March 23, 2023 at 4:30 P.M. You can review agendas and minutes at website: https://www.peoriahousing.org/about.aspx
Connie Romanus, Observer
The council members approved Consent Agenda with 3 items pulled for discussion. Other item of interest include:
Connie Romanus, Observer
The Peoria County Board of Election Commissioners met on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, for their regular monthly meeting. The only unusual thing on the list of expenditures was the cost of a new stylus to test out on scanners, etc. to be sure they are ready for the April election.
Executive Director Elizabeth Gannon reported that ballots are completed. They will be sent to overseas voters starting the following Friday (February 17). Next Thursday (February 23) 15,337 ballots will be sent to those who have asked for Vote By Mail. Early voting will begin February 23 at the Election Commission office. Other dates and locations can be found on the Election Commission website. Training of election judges will begin on March 9.
- Irene Pritzker, observer
The Peoria County Board held its regular meeting on February 9th with all members present.
Regular business included approving a short-term rental home in rural Hallock Township, and revisions to the county’s financial policies and the board’s Rules of Order. Member Terry Ruhland was selected by the board as their representative during the construction of the Health and Human Services Campus. The board will also end their extensions to the Declaration of Emergency due to COVID-19 in May since both the federal and state governments will end the same on May 11.
Proclamations were read recognizing the 70th anniversary of WEEK-TV, the 75th anniversary of the JT Fennell Corporation in Chillicothe, and the 125th anniversary of the County Club of Peoria.
There were five citizen’s remarks:
Consent Agenda passed unanimously. Among items approved/accepted:
Links to the meeting agenda and video are here:
- Jim Runyon, Observer
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