Peoria City Hall

Jeff Smudde / WGLT

Adhering to recommendation from the Illinois Departement of Public Health, Peoria will temporarily close its offices to the public starting Wednesday.

Shawn Allen for City Clerk via Facebook

A Peoria Police Officer says he's running to become the next city clerk.

Peoria Public Radio

The city of Peoria is preparing for a workforce reduction. Layoff notices were issued this month to 11 members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union or AFSME.

Steppenwolf Theatre

Theatergoers in Chicago are getting a lifelike glimpse of Peoria’s city hall. A play at the Steppenwolf Theater is using a replica of council chambers. The “The Minutes” follows a fictional city council, but the dark comedy invokes real-world critique of American politics.

Vigil For Eddie Russell Jr. Calls For Justice

Oct 25, 2017
Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

  A vigil for Eddie Russell Jr. outside Peoria City Hall preceded the regular council meeting. Many who proceeded into the meeting took a knee during the pledge of allegiance.

Best City Hall in America Holds Open House

Apr 6, 2017
Facebook/City of Peoria Illinois - Government

The “Best City Hall in America” is hosting an open house. Peoria City Hall won the title last month in the online bracket-style contest sponsored by Engaging Local Government Leaders.

Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio

If you’ve passed by Peoria’s City Hall in recent weeks, you may have seen people stopping to snap a photo of themselves in front of the red sandstone building. Vanity could be to blame, but it’s likely they’re posing for the Best City Hall bracket competition.

Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio

Peoria's a March Madness Finalist, Minus the Basketball

Mar 1, 2017
Robert Lawton / Wikimedia Commons

The City of Peoria is the finalist in a March Madness bracket -- of a different sort.