Vacant jobs within the City of Peoria are starting to be filled.
Starting at the end of August, Dr. Farris Mohammed of Dubuque, IA will take over the new position of Chief Diversity Officer. Mohammed was previously the Executive Director of the Multicultural Family Center with the City of Dubuque.
Deborah O’Fallon, a former Peoria local, will return to the city as Assistant City Manager. O’Fallon, who went on to work for Amazon in Seattle, will start her new position Sept. 10.
The search for Police Chief has not yet started.