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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 employees recognized with City Manager's Excellence

City Manager's Excellence Awards recognize outstanding performance which goes beyond ones normal duties and demonstrates excellence.

5/9/2013

Peoria City Manager, Carl Swenson, recognized city employees who have demonstrated outstanding performance and contributions to the city with the City Manager’s Excellence Awards at the City Council Meeting on Tuesday, May 7.


Award recipients were nominated by their city peers in the categories of Community Involvement, Diversity, Efficiency and Sustainability.

“These awards recognize not only outstanding performance, but a level of ingenuity which goes beyond the job description,” said Carl Swenson, Peoria city manager. “The City is fortunate to have employees who are committed to making Peoria a great place to live.”

The Leadership in Community Involvement award was presented to Officer James Cousins of the Peoria Police Department for his creation of SWAG, or Students With Aspiring Goals. Cousins developed SWAG to bring together high school students as mentors to middle school students to help them set and achieve high academic and interscholastic goals.

The Leadership in Diversity Award, which highlights an individual or group which positions Peoria as a leader in workplace diversity and inclusion, was presented to Amanda Jacinto, public information officer for the Fire and Police departments. Jacinto created a diversity recruitment and awareness video highlighting Peoria Fire Department’s female firefighters, bringing recognition to females in a male dominated career field. To watch the video, “Sworn to Safety Female Firefighters,” go to www.youtube.com/user/PeoriaChannel11AZ.

Claudia Christo, a civil engineer in the Public Works/Utilities Department was recognized with the Leadership in Efficiency Award. Christo, beyond her normal work duties, spent countless hours exploring ways to better move water through the city’s distribution system. Christo’s efforts have helped identify
weaknesses that the city has since overcome, allowing the city to move water more efficiently, resulting in reduced costs and higher quality.

Peoria is one of three cities in the state to have formerly adopted a comprehensive sustainability action plan. The Leadership in Environmental Sustainability was presented to Lisa Estrada, intergovernmental affairs coordinator and Shawn Kreuzweisner, engineering planning manager for their leadership in the City’s sustainability activities. The action plan provides a framework in how the city uses its resources, as well as guides future growth within the city. You can read the plan at www.peoriaaz.gov/sustainability.

Storm water is generally not talked about unless it is the Monsoon season. Peoria is always ready when it rains, in part thanks to Leisha Williams, environmental quality assurance supervisor in the Public Works/Utilities Department. Williams pursued and obtained the designation of Certified Storm water Manager (CSM), which is above her job description. She is the only CSM in the city, because the certification establishes her as an expert, Williams has brought positive recognition to the City.

2012 was a milestone year for the Peoria Sports Complex. An Exemplary Leadership Award was given to a group of city leaders who successfully negotiated a long term agreement that will keep the Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres in Peoria for 20 more years. The city’s negotiating team receiving this honor was Jef Tyne, deputy city manager; Steve Burg, chief assistant city attorney;  Chris Calcaterra, sports facilities manager; Chris Easom, sports complex manager; Andy Granger, engineering director; Brent Mattingly, chief financial manager and Ed Striffler, design and construction division manager.

The City Manager’s Excellence Awards was established in 2009. The nomination process was opened to all city of Peoria employees in November 2012 through March, 2013. An awards selection committee was established to review the nominations and select the awardees.