Administration

Responsibilities

The County Administrator is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Peoria County government, an organization that encompasses 27 departments - including nine elected offices - and approximately 850 employees. The County's annual budget is $130 million.

The Peoria County Administrator also advises the County Board on matters of policy, and implements the directives of the County Board. Responsibilities of the office include:

  • Development of the annual budget
  • Coordination of public relations programs
  • Provision of administrative services to the County Board
  • Administration of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action policies and programs
  • Human Resource Management and Payroll
  • Risk Management
  • Facilities Management
  • A number of delegated programs

Operations

The County Administrator reports to the County Board and has supervisory authority over the following departments:

  • Animal Protection Services
  • County Administration
  • Facility and Grounds Operations
  • Finance Department
  • Heddington Oaks Long Term Care Facility
  • Highway Department
  • Information Technology Services
  • Office of Sustainability and Resource Conservation
  • Planning and Zoning Department
  • Supervisor of Assessment's Office

Obtaining Information and FOIA

For general inquiries, please email administration or use our Contact Us Form. For formal Freedom of Information Act requests, please visit our FOIA page.

Open Meetings Act Employee Compensation Report

In compliance with 5 ILCS 120/7.3(b), Peoria County government has compiled a list of employees who have a total compensation package of $75,000 or more approved as part of the annual budget. 

2018 Compensation List (PDF) 

2019 Compensation List (PDF)

This list is also available at the Peoria County Administration office.