Peoria City Council uses COVID-19 relief money to avoid borrowing

Peoria City Hall is shown in a file photo. Leslie Renken/Journal Star

PEORIA — Within five minutes, the Peoria City Council committed just over $10 million of its $47 million received as part of the latest federal COVID relief package to help end furloughs and anticipated borrowing to balance this year’s budget. The council’s votes means that planned borrowing of up to $10 million, needed to help plug … Read more