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Public Works Director, Mike Rogers

Mike RogersDirector of Peoria Public Works Mike Rogers is dedicated to improving the quality of the City’s infrastructure through management and overseeing the direction and budget for the six divisions of the Department:  Engineering, Streets & Sewers, Facilities, Traffic, Fleet and Administrative. As Director, he has been instrumental in changing the philosophy of Public Works through data driven programs where the Department is able to develop plans for future sustainability of the community.

Director Rogers believes in providing a high level of customer service, along with transparency about the City’s Capital Improvement Projects (CIP). He has changed the relationship with the City residents by providing regular community meetings, where he has incorporated many of the suggestions from the homeowners.  Rogers believes in safety, not only for the employees, but for the public and is working on a strategic plan for maintaining and improving the City’s streets and roads.

Prior to joining Peoria Public Works in July 2013, Director Rogers was Assistant Director of Public Works for San Antonio, Texas and before that, Director of Roads in Wayne County, Michigan. His experience includes 23 years in City and County government where he has been influential in the engineering and development of the infrastructure of buildings, roads and other Capital Improvements Projects.  He has been involved in all aspects of public service as an engineer, manager, supervisor and consultant. In addition, Rogers was named the Public Works Leadership Fellow (PWLF) in 2012 by the American Public Works Association (APWA).  As a PWLF, he is one of 283 Public Works officials across the nation that represents the highest degree of credentials in the Public Works field.

Originally from Michigan, Director Rogers has an MS in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University; a BS Construction Engineering degree from Lawrence Technological University; and a fellowship from the County Leadership Institute, New York University’s Graduate School of Public Services.  Director Mike Rogers is married and has four children.

Mission Statement

The mission of Peoria Public Works Department is to support the safety, vitality and enhanced quality of life of our residents, businesses and visitors by providing excellent public infrastructure planning, management, construction and maintenance, while demonstrating caring and knowledgeable internal and external customer service.

Project & Public Meeting Information

Allen & Alta Road

Amtrak Bus Shuttle Service

Forrest Hill Avenue (Sheridan Rd to Knoxville Ave)

MacArthur Hwy

Pavement Preservation

Pioneer Parkway Extension

Sheridan Road

University and Main

University - Nebraska to Forrest Hill

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Contact Information

3505 N Dries Lane
Peoria IL 61604-1210

Michael Rogers, MSCE, PWLF – Director of Public Works

Hours of Operation:
Public Office Open Mon. – Fri. 7:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.

(309) 494-8800
(309) 494-8850

(309) 494-8855

    • Administrative Services Manager – Vikki Hibberd
    • Administrative Operations Manager – Jan Little
    • Deputy Director, City Engineer – Scott Reeise, P.E.
    • Deputy Director, Superintendent of Operations – Sie Maroon
    • Public Works Supervisor – vacant
    • Public Works Supervisor – Ellen Rosenbaum
    • Traffic Engineer – Nicholas Stoffer, P.E.
    • Traffic Supervisor – Irv DuBois
    • Permit Engineer – Ken Andrejasich
      Right-of-Way Permits
    • Urban Forestry Manager – David Haste
    • Fleet Services Manager – Robert Williams
      (309) 494-8853 (Fleet Services)
      (309) 494-8857 (Fleet Services FAX)
    • Facilities Maintenance Manager – Jason Meeks


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