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Peoria's history, population, vision/mission statements, sustainability efforts, redistricting, and construction projects. Info on the P83 district, schools, the Peoria Leadership Institute seminar, and diversity.

Information on the City Council including agendas , the Mayor, the Municipal Court, City Manager and ADA along with the city's various initiatives.

News from the city of Peoria, press releases from the Office of Commnications, links to RSS feeds and E-News signup. View programming on Channel 11, PeoriaTV.

Information on the employment process, a listing of current open jobs, how to apply on-line and a list of all jobs and salaries at the city.

 A listing of links to directories of city services, including all online e-services.

The city of Peoria Municipal Complex is home to City Hall, the Council Chambers, the Main Library, the Development and Community Services Building, the Public Safety Administration Building, and the Municipal Court.

A listing of links to maps available on the city of Peoria Website.

The City of Peoria budget is managed by the Management and Budget Division. Find copies of the latest Program Budget and the CIP here.

 

The City Code and  Zoning Ordinace, with updates are located here. Also, find the City Charter, and legal statements related to the website, including our Privacy Notice.

City Manager’s Message on Diversity and Inclusion

How to pay bills you may have with the city, including water, sewer and trash collection fees, recreation program and class fees, traffic fines and more. Setup water and sewer service.

Home and Property Resources includes information on trash pickup,water conservation, swimming  pool issues and recycling, along with other relevant information for homeowners.

Neighborhood Resources includes information on dealing with graffiti removal, block parties, animal control, street repairs, odors and other neighborhood related quality of life issues.

Helpful services provided by the fire and police departments. Report criminal activity, locate crime information, register alarms, and learn about crime prevention.

Search for scheduled events and meetings in the city including documents relating to city council meetings and other meetings.

This section contains information and links to the Peoria Public Library's website, the Arts Commission, the Center for Performing Arts, and Annual Arts festivals and Celebrations. 

Information on recreation programs and classes, afterschool and preschool programs, sports leagues and locations and amenities of city parks.

Information on bus routes, park and ride, dial a ride and bicycle paths. Also, road closures and lane restrictions.

Use this page to find information on the city of Peoria website of interest to builders and developers.Included are inspections, zoning and zoning ordinance, the city code, general plan, permitting, and impact fees.

How to get a business license, tax license, sales tax schedules/forms, register to use the online eTax system, pay taxes and fees. Bidding on contracts with the city and auctions, trash collection, recycling, traffic counts.

Business and Real EstateDevelopment, and other assistance for businesses and developers finding sites, understanding the area, and growing their businesses. Links to the Building Development Division and PeoriaED.Com.

Information on Building Permits. Find out about permits for signs, temporary use of property, filming, and alarms. Download forms and track applications for development, building, planning and engineering permits.

The city's main document portal for development related documents including planning and zoning, building, engineering and fire prevention.

The Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres conduct spring training at the Peoria Sports Complex each February and March. Everything you need to know is at PeoriaSpringTraining.com.

A listing of area hotels, motels and RV Parks, listed by distance from the Peoria Sports Complex.

The city of Peoria, Arizona is proud to be the "Gateway to Lake Pleasant," one of the finest water recreation areas in Arizona.

Links to Items of interest to tourists, including VisitPeoriaaz.com, our official tourism website.

The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts consists of a 280 seat main stage auditorium and an 80+ seat black box theater, designed to bring award winning community theater to downtown Peoria. 

City of Peoria hiking trails information, directions and maps.

A listing of links to maps available on the city of Peoria Website.

Special Events, sponsored and hosted by the city, held throughout the year at the Peoria Sports Complex, Oldtown Peoria and other areas.

The Peoria Sports Complex is home to the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners during spring training, and many other events throughout the year.

City of Peoria Press Release



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Peoria's Very High Bond Ratings Affirmed

City Will Continue to Save in Interest on Upcoming Bond Issue

6/21/2010

Peoria, Ariz. (June 21, 2010) – Based on the city’s continued strong financial performance, Peoria has officially received affirmation of its general obligation bond rating from three rating agencies. The very high bond ratings help the city save significant amounts of money on interest payments on its bonds.

As part of last Tuesday’s sale of $29 million in bonds, Standard & Poor’s, Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service reaffirmed their existing ratings of “AA+”, “AA+” and “Aa1” respectively. The bonds will help pay for new parks, trails and open space, important drainage projects, street improvements, an addition to the Community Center, and a critical upgrade to the city’s emergency 911 system.

Payment for the bonds comes from secondary property tax revenues. The Peoria City Council committed to “no tax increases” in the budget they recently adopted. Mayor Bob Barrett explained that as the city developed its capital plan, the council was committed to work within its means. “Residents will likely see lower property tax bills since assessed values have decreased,” said Barrett.

Moody’s Investor Services noted that the city’s strong financial team and healthy reserve levels are primary factors in the Aa1 affirmation. Standard & Poor’s added that their strong rating reflects the recent history of making budgetary adjustments as needed. “We wanted to ensure that any measures we take at this time will help the city remain fiscally stable in the future, and not just try to find a short-term solution,” said City Manager Carl Swenson.

Since 1998, the city’s bond rating has been upgraded from the lowest “A” category to being only one notch below the highest rating available. These upgrades reflect strong financial management that includes long term planning, careful debt planning, and building strong fund balances. Each rating upgrade translates into savings in debt service costs to the city over the life of a bond issue.