16 years at the helm of Peoria government; Outgoing Mayor Jim Ardis says Peoria will be “transformed” in the coming years

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — After 16 years at the top of Peoria government, Mayor Jim Ardis is handing over the reigns to incoming Mayor Dr. Rita Ali. “16 years from now, there’s no doubt in my mind that Peoria will be transformed,” Ardis said. “With the development of the new Comprehensive Cancer Center. Most likely, … Continue reading 16 years at the helm of Peoria government; Outgoing Mayor Jim Ardis says Peoria will be “transformed” in the coming years