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CITY CLERK

Beth Ball

CITY CLERK BETH BALL welcomes you to your link to City Government and Township Government. The City Clerk is also the City’s Town Clerk. As such, her office can link you to researching Council and Town Board Official Actions, City Regulations, Laws and Policy. For consultations or extensive research, feel free to contact us. The City Clerk/Town Clerk’s Office is dedicated to meeting the requirements and deadlines prescribed by City, Township, State and Federal law to ensure the proper function of government; to keeping the official records of the City Council; to maintaining up-to-date City Codes; to providing accurate information to citizens and to the City Administration; and to properly managing and executing the official records of the City to ensure the integrity of the Records for the citizens and the Courts; to administering the Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance & licensing; to administering the Firemen’s Pension Fund Records and to meeting the statutory requirements of the Town of the City of Peoria; all in the most cost effective and efficient manner.

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Beth Ball

City Clerk Beth Ball has lived in the City of Peoria since 1972. She was appointed by former City Clerk Mary Haynes in 1989 to serve as the Chief Deputy City Clerk. Beth was appointed by Mayor Jim Ardis on June 26, 2012, to serve the remainder of the City Clerk’s term, which expired in May 2013. She ran unopposed in the April 9, 2013, General Election for the Office of City Clerk and will serve a four-year term until May 2017.

City Clerk Beth Ball earned her Certifications for Registered Municipal Clerk and for Certified Municipal Clerk in 2006. She earned the designation of Master Municipal Clerk in 2011 through the Municipal Clerks of Illinois Organization and the University of Illinois in Springfield, Illinois. She has served on many committees to assist with furthering the education of Clerks in Illinois. She is active in the local Clerks’ organization, Central Illinois Municipal Clerks Organization (CIMCO), and has served on the following Committees: Programming, Membership, Auditing, Nominating, Scholarship, and Publicity. She served as the CIMCO President in 2005 -2006 and she received the President’s Award in 2000 and in 2012.

City Clerk Beth Ball worked for several years for a Non-Profit Organization prior to coming to City of Peoria employment and she learned first hand the value of volunteerism. She has volunteered in the community and for several organizations over the years. She is also active in her church. She is honored to serve the citizens of Peoria in her role as City Clerk and she looks forward to many years of continued service.

Council Chambers, City Hall, 4th Floor

Council Chambers, City Hall, 4th floor
The mural in the alcove of the Council Chambers, behind the Mayor’s dais, was painted in 1912 by W. Peaco, a traveling artist. The central figure is Mother Columbia. She is surrounded by symbols important to Peoria.

 

Contact us for:

  • Information on City Council and Town Board Official Action and Meetings
  • How to contact your Council Member, who is also your co-terminus Township Trustee
  • How to Address the Council
  • City Records, Certifications and Research of Legislative Action
  • City Codes
  • Freedom of Information Inquiries
  • Applying for Liquor Licenses
  • Registering to Vote
  • Town of the City of Peoria Records
  • Firemen’s Pension

We are open to serve you 8 AM to 5 PM weekdays, including your lunch hour! And available before Council Meetings to link you to Council Members and to answer your questions.

The City Clerk’s Office is located at:
City Hall
419 Fulton Street, Suite 401
Peoria, IL 61602
Phone: (309)494-8565
Fax: (309)494-8574
Email: bball@peoriagov.org

Links

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Illinois Municipal League

International Institute of Municipal Clerks
The International Institute of Municipal Clerks is the leading professional association serving the needs of Municipal Clerks, Secretaries, Treasurers and Recorders and other allied associations from cities and towns worldwide.

Peoria Municipal Code
Municode Online: Municipal Codes for the City of Peoria

Secretary of State

State Board of Elections

City Clerk’s Calendar

 

April 2014
S M T W T F S
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One Stop Shop

Mar 31

City Hall, Room 404

1

Peoria Urban Forestry Advisory Bd.

Apr 1

Dries Lane Facility

East Village Growth Cell Advisory Committee

Apr 1

Glen Oak School/Library

2

Fire & Police Commission

Apr 2

City Hall, Room 404

3

Breakfast Chat

Apr 3

The monthly Breakfast Chat meetings were established in 2009 to give citizens an opportunity to sit down with Council Members and other City of Peoria Staff to discuss a variety of topics and concerns. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Zoning Commission

Apr 3

City Hall, Room 400

Fair Employment & Housing Commission

Apr 3

City Hall, Room 404

4 5
6 7

One Stop Shop

Apr 7

City Hall, Room 404

Liquor Commission

Apr 7

City Hall, Room 404

8

Election Commission

Apr 8

542 SW Adams

Constitution Garden Advisory Committee

Apr 8

1500 N. Park Road, Bradley Park

Mayor’s Advisory Committee for the Disabled

Apr 8

City Hall, Room 404

Rescheduled Regular City Council & Town Board Meeting

Apr 8

City Hall, Room 400

9

Metro Peoria Committee Meeting

Apr 9

Board of Examining Engineers

Apr 9

City Hall, Room 112

10

Municipal Band Commission

Apr 10

Bradley U, Constance Hall, Rm 114

Zoning Board of Appeals

Apr 10

City Hall, Room 400

Downtown Advisory Commission

Apr 10

Location will vary

Advisory Committee on Police Community Relations

Apr 10

5:30 p.m. City Hall, Room 404

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13 14

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

Apr 14

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

One Stop Shop

Apr 14

City Hall, Room 404

15

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

Apr 15

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

Traffic Commission

Apr 15

Rm. 113, 3505 N. Dries Lane

Public Library Board of Trustees

Apr 15

Main Library, Board Rm.

Springdale Cemetery Management Authority

Apr 15

Volunteer & Maintenance Bldg, 3014 N. Prospect

16

Fire Department Foreign Fire Tax Board

Apr 16

505 NE Monroe/Central Fire Station

Landfill Committee

Apr 16

Dries Lane Conference Rm.

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

Apr 16

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

Planning Commission

Apr 16

City Hall, Room 400

Construction Commission

Apr 16

Location will vary

Forrest Hill Construction Public Meeting

Apr 16

Thomas Jefferson Primary School Library
918 W. Florence

17

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

Apr 17

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

Police Pension Fund Board

Apr 17

401 Main, 12th Floor

18

Human Resources Commission

Apr 18

City Hall, Room 404

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

Apr 18

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

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20 21

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

Apr 21

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

One Stop Shop

Apr 21

City Hall, Room 404

22

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

Apr 22

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

Riverfront Program and Policy Advisory Commission

Apr 22

Peoria Housing Authority

Apr 22

City Council/Town Board of Trustees Regular Meetings

Apr 22

City Hall, Room 400

23

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

Apr 23

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

Board of Examining Engineers

Apr 23

City Hall, Room 112

24

Public Building Commission of Peoria

Apr 24

411 Hamilton Blvd. Ste 1924

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

Apr 24

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

Civic Center Authority

Apr 24

Civic Center

25

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

Apr 25

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

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27 28

Firemen's Pension Fund Board of Trustees

Apr 28

City Hall, Room 404

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

Apr 28

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

One Stop Shop

Apr 28

City Hall, Room 404

Peoria Housing Authority

Apr 28

29

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

Apr 29

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

30

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

Apr 30

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

1

Breakfast Chat

May 1

The monthly Breakfast Chat meetings were established in 2009 to give citizens an opportunity to sit down with Council Members and other City of Peoria Staff to discuss a variety of topics and concerns. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

May 1

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

Zoning Commission

May 1

City Hall, Room 400

Fair Employment & Housing Commission

May 1

City Hall, Room 404

2

Arts in Education Spring Celebration

May 2

Come enjoy the talents of local students in applied arts and fine arts. Daily performances will take place from April 14th through May 23rd at the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza.

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