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Recycling collection to be every other week starting July 9

East Peoria residents who recycle can download a calendar and route list to see when their items will be picked up once the schedule changes to every other week starting July 9, 2018. Only the recycling schedule is changing. Garbage will continue to be picked up every week.

Wind turbine transport causing early morning road closures

Wind turbine parts being transported through the city will cause early morning traffic delays, before the normal morning rush hour, in East Peoria’s downtown area this summer.

Each morning at 1:30 a.m. Monday through Friday East Peoria Police will shut down North Main Street from Washington to Camp streets and West Washington Street from Columbia to Main Street to allow transport of wind turbine parts from the TP&W railyard through the city and to their eventual destin... Full Story

Drop box installed for expired, unwanted medications

Residents can safely dispose of unwanted or expired medications in the drug drop box in front of the Public Safety Building, 201 W. Washington St. The box is a re-purposed mailbox and it is monitored by cameras. Medicines placed in the box will be incinerated.
Read the list of drug types accepted for disposal

Farmer's Market open every Friday

Fruits, veggies, home décor and more - the 7th annual East Peoria Farmer's Market is now open every Friday from3-6 p.m. through Sept. 28 in The Levee District. 
Read the Farmer's Market vendor list

Sales tax rate increase goes into effect July 1

Effective July 1, 2018, the City's Non-Home Rule Sales Tax Rate will go up from 1.25% to 1.75%. Please follow this link to the Illinois Department of Revenue Informational Bulletin from May 2018 for information. If you have any questions, please contact the Illinois Department of Revenue.
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Wheeled toters replacing current recycling bins; pre-orders being accepted

East Peoria residents who recycle can now pre-order the city’s new wheeled recycling toter.

East Peoria’s recycling program is voluntary. The only mandatory part of the program is the purchase of the new toter before July of 2019. The 96-gallon toters cost $60 and have bright blue lids to signal they contain material for recycling. When the toters come in, East Peoria Public Works employees will deliver them to the residents who placed pre-orders.

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Service allows residents to report issues to city officials

The city has changed to a web-based service for residents to report items ranging from overhanging trees, storm drain problems, road repairs, private property issues and more. Still known as Access East Peoria, the web-based service provides residents an additional way to connect with city departments. The service previously was available both on the city’s website and as an app for iPhone... Full Story

Car seat checks set for Aug. 1

The East Peoria Fire Department will offer free car seat checks from 1 until 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 at the Central Fire Station, 201 W. Washington St. This service allows parents and childcare providers the opportunity to make sure car seats are installed correctly in their vehicles. (Because the car seat check in July would have occurred on Independence Day, there is no scheduled event in July.) 
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MON

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Beautification Commission Meeting

5:30 PM


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Police Pension Board of Trustees Meeting

8:30 AM


JUL

17

TUE

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City Council Special Meeting for Working Session

5:00 PM


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City Council Meeting

6:00 PM


JUL

18

WED

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IDOT Murray Baker Bridge Improvemnt Public Hearing

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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