PEORIA, Ill., — The Peoria County Board has three vacancies to fill. The three positions opened because of sudden losses.
Three respected leaders passed away earlier this year.
Peoria County State’s Attorney Jerry Brady, County Clerk Steve Sonnemaker and County Board Member Dr. Greg Adamson.
The community mourned the loss of all three. Board members say their hard work and service won’t be forgotten.
The vacancies left by these men do need to be filled. Initially, the board had until mid-July to fill these positions.
Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew Rand pushed the date back to make sure qualified people know about the openings.
Rand said people interested must notify him no later than Friday, July 26, via letter or email.
He also mentioned some of the specific qualities the board is looking for.
People with a commitment to the community, people who have the capacity to learn complex organization quickly to work together as a team to represent not just their constituents, but make tough decisions in the light of spending and taxation.Chairman Andrew Rand, Peoria County Board
A vacancy in District Six, which was once held by Allan Mayer has been filled.
Thursday, Dr. Eden Blair was appointed to the board and given a warm welcome by current members.