About the City Clerk's Office
The City Clerk's Office is located in West Peoria City Hall at 2506 W. Rohmann Ave., next to Ace Hardware. Office hours are Monday - Thursday 11am - 2pm. Please note that office hours are subject to change.
The City Clerk's Office performs a variety of functions vital to City Government:
Attends all West Peoria Committee and Council Meetings
Transcribes all minutes and assists with all agendas
Conducts voter registration and carries out local City elections as described by Statute
Keeper of the City seal and certifies and attests that official signatures are on municipal documents
Keeper of all City records and reports
Gives notice of all Special Meetings
Publishes all Ordinances
Handles Freedom of Information (FOIA) inquiries. For more information please follow the link.
Notice of Foreclosure
735 ILCS 5/15-15-3(b) With respect to residetial real estate, a copy of the notice of foreclosure described (a) of Section 15-1503 shall be sent by first class mail, postage prepaid, to the municipality within the boundary of which the mortgaged real estate is located, or the county within the boundary of which the mortgaged real estate is located if the mortgaged real estate is in a unincorporated territory.
Copy of the notice should be sent to:
City of West Peoria
2506 W. Rohmann Ave.,
West Peoria, IL 61604
Summary of Purpose:
The City of West Peoria promotes and protects the health, safety, and welfare of its citizens and all if the general public while encouraging social progress, economic development, and recreational opportunities within the City. While creating transparency of the City's government with its citizens.
Total Operating Budget:
Location of Offices:
City Hall - 2506 W. Rohmann Avenue, West Peoria, Illinois 61604
City Clerk's Office,
Code Enforcement Office,
Community Development Office,
City Garage - 1322 N. Hillside, West Peoria, Illinois 61604
Street Department Office,
Approximate Number of Employees:
Full Time Employees: 5
Part Time Employees: 4
A three (3) member board established and appointed by the local Liquor Commissioner (Mayor). Hears cases regarding liquor infractions and denials, revocations and nonrenewal of license and makes recommendations to the local Liquor Commissioner for final action.
Duties of the Elected Officials
The Mayor is elected and is the official head of the City for all legal purposes. The Mayor shall have the power and authority to examine all books and records relating to City business, signs proclamations, resolutions and ordinances. The Mayor shall appoint all members of boards, commissions, and committees with the consent of the City Council. The Mayor shall preside at all meetings of the City Council. The Mayor is only allowed to vote if the vote of the City Council has resulted in a tie, a majority of the Council has voted in favor of an ordinance, resolution or motion – even if there is not a tie – or where a vote greater than the majority of the corporate authorities is required by statute. The Mayor signs checks, is the Liquor Commissioner, attends committee meetings, and is generally involved in all aspects of City business.
The City Clerk shall keep all records and reports as required by statute or ordinance. The Clerk shall keep on file bonds and oaths of City officials and personnel and is custodian of the City Seal. The Clerk attends all regular and special meetings of the City Council and Committees and Commissions and keeps a full audio and/or record of their proceedings for each. The Clerk shall give notice of all special meetings, is the collector, keeps an index of all documents and records, and publishes all ordinances in pamphlet form as provided by state statute. The Clerk carries out all duties relating to City elections as may be authorized by state statute.
The City Treasurer shall receive and deposit all monies collected for the City. The Treasurer must keep all deposits separate from the Treasurer’s own funds and shall keep records showing all money received and showing the source from which it was received. The Treasurer shall keep records at all times showing the financial status of the City and shall keep such books and accounts in such manner as required by statute or ordinance. The Treasurer shall provide a monthly Treasurer’s Report showing the state of the Treasury and showing all monies received into the Treasury. In addition to the duties provided here, other duties and functions may be required by statutes or ordinances.
The City is divided into 4 Wards. Each Ward has 2 Alderpersons who represent that area.
The Alderpersons vote to approve ordinances, resolutions and other City policies. Each of the Alderpersons serve on additional City Committees. The Committees are Finance Committee, Land Use Committee, Public Safety Committee and Transportation Committee.
Annual Schedule of Meetings
1st Wednesday of the Month
Finance Committee at 5:30pm
Land Use at 6:30pm
2nd Tuesday of the Month
City Council at 7:00pm
3rd Wednesday of the Month
Transportation Committee at 5:30pm
Public Safety Committee at 6:30pm
4th Tuesday of the Month
Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) at 5:30pm
City Council at 7:00pm