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**Road Closure-N. Peoria Street**

Beginning Monday, April 13, 2020 North Peoria Street will be closed from the south side of 26th Street to south of Midtown Road beginning Monday, April 13th. This section of road will be fully closed until further notice for the reconstruction of North Peoria Street. There is no through traffic in the residential districts. We encourage those traveling in the area to use Route 251 to access the north business district.

Below you will find information regarding grant assistance for small businesses. 

IL DCEO DSBSP link

Illinois SBDC at the Starved Rock Country Alliance link

Downstate Small Business Stabilization Grant Guidebook

Peru Small Business Application Packet

A public hearing will be held on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. to discuss the Downstate Small Business Stabilization Program. See the hearing information below:

PUBLIC HEARING

DOWNSTATE SMALL BUSINESS STABILIZATION PROGRAM

 MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2020

5:00 P.M.

DUE TO CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED

TO ATTEND THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING VIA THE APPLICATION, ZOOM.

ZOOM MEETING INFORMATION:

Topic-Public Hearing-DSBSP

Time: April 13, 2020 05:00 PM Central Time

Meeting ID: 208 907 3779

Internet Link:

https://zoom.us/j/2089073779

One tap mobile:

+13126266799,,2089073779# US (Chicago)

Dial-in:

1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

REMOTE PUBLIC COMMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS HEARING

BY EMAILING DBARTLEY@PERU.IL.US (PRIOR TO 4:00 P.M.) OR PHONE APPLICATION, ZOOM 

ATTENDANCE  

HEARING TOPICS

 INFORMATIONAL OVERVIEW

 EXPLANATION OF SMALL BUSINESS REQUIREMENT AND OBLIGATIONS

 DISCUSS/ESTABLISH DUE DATES FOR APPLICATIONS AND PROPOSED HEARING AND RESOLUTION RECOMMENDATION

PUBLIC COMMENT

ADJOURNMENT