City Council

East Peoria City Council members

East Peoria City Council (from left): Commissioner Dan Decker, Commissioner Mark Hill, Mayor John Kahl, Commissioner Mike Sutherland and Commissioner Seth Mingus

City Government

The City of East Peoria is lead by a Commission Form of local government.  Voters elect four commissioners and a mayor.  As a group, all five are responsible for city management and general functions.  Individually, each commissioner is assigned responsibility for specific departments.

Meetings

  • 6 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month
  • East Peoria City Hall
    401 W Washington Street
    City Council Chambers
    East Peoria, IL 61611

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Meeting Video

Through a partnership with East Side Community Media (ESCM), East Peoria City Council meetings are being shown live using Facebook Live on the City's Facebook page and on East Side Community Media's Facebook page.

ESCM's Channel 22 has video archives of past City Council meetings.

Members

The East Peoria mayor and city commissioners are elected to concurrent four-year terms.

  • Mayor John Kahl, Public Affairs
    Email: johnkahl@cityofeastpeoria.com
    Phone: 309-208-0329 (cell)
    Mayor since May 2019
    Previously City Commissioner from May 2015 to May 2019
    Current Term: May 2019 to May 2023

  • Commissioner Dan Decker, Streets and Public Improvements
    Email: danieldecker@cityofeastpeoria.com
    Phone: 309-251-9174 (cell)
    City Commissioner since May 2007
    Current Term: May 2019 to May 2023

  • Commissioner Mark Hill, Accounts and Finance
    Email: markhill@cityofeastpeoria.com
    Phone: 309-360-4581 (cell)
    City Commissioner since May 2019
    Current Term: May 2019 to May 2023

  • Commissioner Michael Sutherland, Public Property
    Email: michaelsutherland@cityofeastpeoria.com
    Phone: 309-989-1264 (cell)
    City Commissioner since May 2019
    Current Term: May 2019 to May 2023

  • Commissioner Seth Mingus, Public Health and Safety
    Email: sethmingus@cityofeastpeoria.com
    Phone: 309-645-6587 (cell)
    City Commissioner since May 2019
    Current Term: May 2019 to May 2023