Peru, Illinois City Council news
The City of Peru has amended the schedules for the Public Services, Police and Fire and Finance Committee meetings for the remainder of 2021.
Director of Engineering and Zoning Eric Carls provided a look at the city’s plans for construction projects for next year.
The city of Peru hopes to construct a sidewalk from Parkside School to Sycamore Lake Subdivision if awarded a Safe Routes to School Grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation.
The QuikTrip is planned to be located near Four Star Family Restaurant on the real estate that is generally located from 1320 to 1340 May Road.
The past year was a strong one for growth of the city’s police and fire pensions.
New Peru Police Chief Bob Pyszka issued multiple statements Tuesday morning following his swearing-in during the Monday night City Council meeting.
Officers Jeremiah Brown, Josh Theisinger, Ryan Kowalczyk and Brendan Sheedy all were recognized by AAIMfor their efforts in DUI enforcement.
The Peru Police Department will be hosting an open house 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, on the new Public Safety Complex.
The Council Chambers in Peru City Hall were jammed Monday night, as the seats were filled with friends, family members and colleagues to welcome new Police Chief Bob Pyszka and Deputy Chief Sarah Raymond.
On behalf of the La Salle Catholic War Veterans Post 1229, Second Vice Commander Phil Valle presented $1,000 to the Peru Police Department to buy new ballistic vests for two officers.