Peru, Illinois City Council news
Days after the Plan Commission made its recommendations, the Peru City Council unanimously approved plans Monday for the new Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurant coming to May Road in Peru.
Peru’s Health and Wellness Committee raised a record $14,082 during its fourth annual charity golf outing to support Blue & Red Christmas for Kids.
Plans for the new Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurant coming to May Road in Peru were recommended during Wednesday’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.
K-9 Officer Saxon retired from the Peru Police Department after more than seven years of service alongside Officer Ryan Kowalczyk.
During Monday’s meeting, Peru City Council approved a request from La Salle/Putnam County Educational Alliance for Special Education and the La Salle, Marshall, Putnam Regional Office of Education #35 to begin a school resource officer program.
Peru is looking for sponsors for its fourth annual charity golf outing hosted by the city’s Health and Wellness Committee.
Peru Mayor Ken Kolowski told the Peru City Council on Aug. 14 he received calls from residents asking about the “panhandling situation” by the city’s chain stores, further telling them citizens are concerned because there are children on the roadways.
Peru police officer Brad Jones was promoted to sergeant, said Peru Police Chief Sarah Raymond at Monday’s City Council meeting.
Peru soon will host a traveling memorial honoring Vietnam veterans.
Peru officials discussed applying for a $400,000 state grant to help enhance Washington Park during Monday night's public hearing.
Peru officials issued letters to Peru Mall's management to encourage them to resurface the roadways in the mall's parking lot.
Less than 48 hours after the last boom of Peru’s fireworks display illuminated over the Illinois River along Water Street, social media discussion continued about where next year’s show will be.
The Peru City Council honored the state champion St. Bede softball team Wednesday with a pair of signs. One of them will go in Washington Park, and the other has been put up in McKinley Park.
Short-term rentals and bed and breakfasts now may be allowed in Peru as long as they are approved on a case-by-case basis through a special use permit.
Work on Sunset Park in Peru could be completed as early as this fall, thanks in part to a $43,001 grant from GameTime through a program developed in partnership with Illinois Parks and Recreation Association.