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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Public Can Attend Meetings Only By Remote Access Until Further Notice

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Due to the Governor’s Executive Orders regarding COVID-19 limiting the number persons at any one gathering to no more than 10, while also relaxing of the Open Meeting Act requirements with regard to public meetings, all public meetings of the Ci...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Open Burning Banned Effective April 6

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Due to health concerns caused by the coronavirus emergency, East Peoria city officials have decided to ban spring open burning of yard waste effective Monday, April 6.

The decision to ban burning was made because the smoke from burning landscape waste and ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Submit building permit applications online

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An online building permit application is now available to assist contractors with construction projects while East Peoria City Hall is closed to the public due to the COVID-19 emergency. The online application is available at www.cityofeastpeoria.com/200/...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

City facilities closed to public through April 7

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Due to the statewide stay at home order to help contain the spread of coronavirus, City of East Peoria facilities are temporarily closed to the public through April 7. Police, Fire and Public Works will continue essential services.

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

River Road closed between Camp and Washington streets

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The Illinois Department of Transportation has closed River Road between Camp and Washington streets to traffic turning off eastbound Washington (Bob Michel Bridge) and to traffic turning left off Camp toward Washington. This will remain closed for the dur...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Police modify some call response

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the East Peoria Police Department is making some changes in how it responds to calls.

Effective immediately, if the call can be handled by telephone, the officer will contact the victim/complainant by phone to obtain the neces...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall coming to East Peoria

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People who may not be able to travel to Washington, D.C. to visit the national memorials will be able to see The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall when it comes to East Peoria in September. Donations are sought to help fund the wall's appearance.

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

City offering a number of part-time job opportunities

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Part-time job opportunities are available in the City of East Peoria and the Tourism and Special Events Department. People are sought for the following positions:

  • EastSide Centre manager on duty
  • EastSide Centre seasonal concession staff
  • EastSide Centre seaso...
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Posted on: February 9, 2020

2020 Census is coming

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The 2020 Census is fast approaching. Census day is Wednesday, April 1, and this is the first time the census can be completed online. Watch your mailbox for the official census letter which will be sent out in mid-March.

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Riverfront Drive ramp closed through Thanksgiving

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From IDOT: The ramp from Riverfront Drive to eastbound Washington Street in East Peoria is closed for reconstruction. The ramp is being reconstructed to accommodate future detour traffic from Interstate 74. All current eastbound Washington Street traffic ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

I-74 bridge work detour maps available

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Maps are available of the detour when Interstate 74 is closed to replace the bridge deck on the Murray Baker Bridgeover the Illinois River. This will be a seven-month bridge closure so residents are encouraged to start planning alternate routes now.

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Community Programs

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Get involved, meet new people, and have fun by taking part in some of our many community programs.

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