West Peoria News | Budget talks on tap



The consolidated election for the upcoming City of West Peoria is April 6. Running for four-year terms are: Ward 1, Leroy Dohm; Ward 2, Merlin “Rocky” Merlinson; Ward 3, John Siewert and Clark Abraham; and Ward 4, James Silver.

February and March are busy months for the city with planning for the 2022 budget. The following meetings are scheduled and can be viewed virtually: 5 p.m. Feb. 3 finance and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3 land use; 7 p.m. Feb. 9, city council; 5 p.m. Feb. 17 transportation and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17 public safety; 5 p.m. Feb. 23, zoning board of appeals/planning and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 23 public safety.

You can join the meetings from home because all meetings are online. For more information, go to the city website or the West Peoria Community Facebook page.

No solicitation is permitted door-to-door in West Peoria. Notify the sheriff’s office at 672-6011 to register a complaint.

Yard waste pickup resumes the first Friday in April.

The West Peoria Residents’ Association is collecting membership dues. If you are interested in joining and helping the organization, call Maggie Moore at 673-0535. The group is a vital part of our community.

Take this season seriously. Take care of yourself and your treasured ones. Stay well.

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