Author: Tammy Finch

Notice of Public Hearing January 2023


Public Notice is hereby given that the municipalities of the City of Peoria, Village of Peoria Heights, City of West Peoria, Village of Bartonville, Village of Mapleton, Village of Bellevue and the County of Peoria, Illinois will hold a public hearing on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 10:30 am.

The hearing will be held at the Peoria County Courthouse, Conference Room 402, 324 Main Street, Peoria, IL 61602.

The reason for the hearing will be to discuss the proposed boundary amendments of the Peoria Urban Enterprise Zone Amendment #8 (PUEZ A#8) that will add parcels off MacArthur Highway, N. Knoxville Avenue, N. Wisconsin Avenue, N. Allen Road, SW Jefferson Avenue in the City of Peoria; W. Route 150,
W. Development Drive, N. State Street, N. Allen Road, in Peoria County; S. Airport Road, S. Adams Street in the Village of Bartonville; N. Park Road in the City of West Peoria which meet PUEZ qualifications. PUEZ A#8 will also delete a parcel off W. Farmington Road in the City of West Peoria.

Property that is in both the enterprise zone and a redevelopment project area may not receive tax abatements unless within 60 days after the adoption of the amendments to the designating ordinances which established the eligibility for the tax abatements. The hearing will also discuss the purpose of the proposed boundary changes, and to identify any local plans, tax incentives or other programs that should be adjusted in connection with the PUEZ Amendment #8. No other changes are proposed.

At the hearing, interested persons or agencies will be afforded an opportunity to be heard with respect to the aforementioned communities’ intent to amend the Peoria Urban Enterprise Zone. Citizens wishing to provide public comment should submit their comments to Zone Administrator at by 5:00 pm Friday, January 20, 2023 and citizens’ comments will be read aloud at the hearing. A full legal description of the properties, parcels, and map is available at or by contacting the Zone Administrator at (309) 672-6056 or

The County of Peoria requests that any deaf or hard of hearing persons wishing to attend this Public Hearing notify the Zone Administrator at (309) 672-6056 or by 5:00 pm Friday, January 20, 2023 so that arrangements can be made to provide an interpreter.

Dated the 16th day of January, 2023.


5912 S. ADAMS ST.
(309) 633-2053
The Village of Bartonville is currently accepting applications to create a new 1-year hire list for the Street Department. All applications must be submitted to the Bartonville Village Hall, 5912 South Adams, Bartonville by Tuesday, January 31st at 5:00 p.m.

A written test and interviews with the civil service commission will be scheduled after the application deadline. Upon completion of the written tests and oral interviews, you will be placed on the hiring list in order of scores. If you’re chosen from the list to continue in the hiring process, a full background check will be conducted, followed by a psychological exam, polygraph, and a comprehensive medical exam to include drug testing. We are anticipating at least one position opening in the coming months. Below is a list of some of our benefits.

* Current starting pay is $23.00 an hour with full top out after four years of $30.96 an hour.
* The Village offers health insurance at $45.12 bi-weekly for single coverage and $105.49 biweekly
for family coverage.
* The Village offers vision/dental insurance, and we are currently part of the IMRF pension plan.
* All members of the Street Department are in the Great Plains Laborers’ District Council, Local Union 165.

Interested applicants may obtain an application and a full position description at the Bartonville Village Hall, 5912 South Adams, Bartonville, Illinois beginning Thursday, December 29, 2022.

Applications and position description are also available at

Applications should be completed, notarized and returned no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2023 to the attention of the Civil Service Commission located at 5912 South Adams, Bartonville, Illinois.
If you have any questions, please leave a message for Civil Service Chairman Brett Ragon at (309) 633-2053 or you may email

Legal Notice Bids for Utility Tractor

Legal Notice Village of Bartonville

The Village of Bartonville is accepting sealed bids for the following UTILITY TRACTOR AS IS:

1949 Ford 8N TRACTOR 

Vehicle information or inspection is available by contacting: VILLAGE OF BARTONVILLE PUBLIC WORKS

1607 W. Garfield Ave. Bartonville, IL. Phone: (309) 633-2054.

Interested bidders are to submit their name, address, phone, and amount of the bid in a sealed envelope to the Office of Village Clerk, 5912 S Adams Street, Bartonville, IL 61607, by 10:00 a.m. on November 9, 2022.

The minimum bid to be considered is $500.00.

The Village of Bartonville reserves the right to reject any and all bids. VILLAGE OF BARTONVILLE


Notice is hereby given the Consolidated Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, for the following offices:

Village of Bartonville Trustee – One (1) 2 Year Term
Village of Bartonville Trustee – Three (3) 4 Year Term

Established Party Petition Packets are available starting Tuesday, August 30, 2022- the first day to circulate nomination petitions, at the Village Hall, 5912 S. Adams Street, Bartonville, Illinois, Monday thru Friday during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Office may be closed during lunch time or
other certain times.

Office Phone Number- (309) 633-2053.

Established Political Parties:
First Day for Filing is Monday, November 21, 2022.
Last Day for Filing is Monday, November 28, 2022.

Last day to file a Declaration of Intent to be a write-in candidate with the appropriate election authority or authorities is December 29, 2022.

Petitions are filed in the Office of Local Elections:
Village of Bartonville, Village Hall, 5912 S. Adams Street, Bartonville, IL.
The General Election is Tuesday, April 4, 2023.

Volunteer database

The Alpha Park Library, the Village of Bartonville Parks, and Limestone Township are forming a volunteer database to connect residents with local volunteer opportunities.  If you’d like to volunteer at the parks, the ball diamonds, Limestone Township, Pool Days, the Alpha Park Library, the Limestone Chamber of Commerce or any events or happenings that need volunteers, please fill out this form.  We’ll contact you when volunteers are needed and we’ll also post volunteer needs on all our Facebook pages.

If you are a business or organization hosting an event and need volunteers, please contact me.  We’ll have a list of events that need volunteers and volunteers willing to help out.   Very soon, the Chamber of Commerce will have a website and a calendar of events to go along with this.  For now, please fill out the form if you’re interested in volunteering a little or a lot.  And, if you have an event that will need volunteers, reach out to me.  This is a great example of local entities and residents working together to make big changes in Bartonville and the surrounding area.  Paper forms are also available.   Online form:

Michelle Carr-Bruce
Village Clerk, Bartonville
5912 S. Adams Street
Bartonville, Il. 61607
Phone: 309-633-2053
Cell: 309-208-3635
Fax: 309-633-2056


Notice of Public Hearing


Notice of Public Hearing 

There will be a Public Hearing held at 5:45 p.m. on Monday, July 25, 2022, regarding the Village of Bartonville’s Annual Appropriation Ordinance for Fiscal Year- May 1, 2022 through April 30, 2023.

The public hearing will be at the Village of Bartonville Village Hall, 5912 S. Adams Street, Bartonville, Illinois.

The proposed ordinance is available for inspection in the Clerk’s Office at the Village Hall.

Michelle Carr-Bruce, Village Clerk


The Bartonville Civil Service Commission will be conducting testing for the entry-level position of Police Officer for Bartonville, Illinois.

Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, possess a valid driver’s license, and possess a high school diploma or the equivalent. Additional minimum requirements may also be imposed.

The current salary range for Bartonville Police Officers is $48,838 to $68,702(under the current contract, negotiations on new contract are underway). The department also offers a very competitive benefit and retirement package.

Written and physical testing will be conducted on Friday July 15th, 2022 at 6 P.M or Saturday July 16th, 2022 at 9 A:M at Limestone Community High School.

Application packets may be obtained Monday-Friday between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. from the Bartonville Police Department located at 5912 S. Adams Street Bartonville, Il. 61607 or can be downloaded at


Completed application forms must be returned to the Bartonville Police Department by Wednesday, July 13th, 2022 at 5:00 P.M.

* Excellent people skills, verbal de-escalation, socially aware and compassionate.

* Must possess the ability to handle cases from the initial dispatch through investigation and arrest.

* We currently have Officers filling positions in: CIERT/ILEAS, K-9, SRO, FTO and Detective. Specialized positions can be applied for upon completion of probation.

* We are currently part of the Police Benevolent and Protective Association (PBPA).

* We offer very competitive health, dental and vision insurance.

* We are part of the downstate pension system.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance



  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability