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Board of Local Improvements

The Board of Local Improvements administers the public benefit portion of the City’s Capital Improvement Program, specifically the Special Assessment Program. The Board consists of five members, including the City Engineer, the Corporation Counsel (acting as Secretary), and three citizen members. The Board meets only as needed.

PLEASE NOTE:  Funding for Special Assessment Projects has been discontinued for the foreseeable future.

For more information contact:
City of Peoria Public Works Department
Engineering Division
3505 N. Dries Lane
Peoria, Illinois 61604-1210

Click here to view Agendas and Minutes, Pending Projects and Project Newsletters

Peoria City-County Solid Waste (Landfill) Committee

Please note: This meeting is held monthly at City Hall, rm 404 at 3pm.

Landfill No.1 was opened in 1975 and, after a successful 23-year life cycle, was closed in April 1998.Landfill No.2 opened that same day and as of April 2007, has a life expectancy of 23 more years.(This determination is based on air capacity calculations from annual flyovers and permit requirement enforced by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.)

The Landfill Committee, comprised of (2) County Board members, (2) City Council members and three at-large Mayor-appointed members, meets monthly January through November on the third Wednesday at 3:00pm of each month at Peoria City Hall, 419 Fulton Street, Peoria IL. In addition, City and County staff and respective corporation counsels are also involved.


The City of Peoria and Peoria County jointly own the Peoria City/County Landfill and oversee the operations and maintenance of the facility. It is located at 11501 W. Cottonwood Road, Brimfield, Illinois 61517 .Their phone number is:309/565-4281.Currently, the Landfill is operated by Waste Management, Inc., with engineering services provided by Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC.

Related Links:


Peoria City/County Landfill Expansion Application for IEPA Approval

Contact for General Information:
Public Works Director
3505 N. Dries Lane
Peoria IL 61604-1210
Contact for Landfill Committee:
Lester D. Bergsten, Chairman
3505 N. Dries Lane
Peoria IL 61604-1210

Monthly Meetings:

Committee meetings are typically held on the third Wednesday of each month (January through November) at the City’s Lester D. Bergsten Operations & Maintenance facility, 3505 N. Dries Lane, Peoria 61604.For confirmation of meeting time/place or to request an agenda or meeting minutes, call 309/494-8800.To address the Landfill Committee at a meeting, contact the Committee Chairman, at least a week in advance.

To View Meeting Packets (including the agenda and further information), click here and go to “Solid Waste Disposal Committee”

Transportation Commission

Contact Information:
Nick Stoffer, P.E., Traffic Engineer
Traffic Engineering
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