Appointment of Peoria County State’s Attorney
Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew A. Rand will hold a press conference Monday, August 5, 2019 at 10 AM CST in the Peoria County Courthouse Room 402, 324 Main Street, Peoria, Illinois, 61602.
The press conference is to announce Rand’s appointment to the vacancy in the Office of the Peoria County State’s Attorney. Rand, along with members of the County Board completed candidate interviews on Saturday August 3rd. The responsibility of filling the vacancy was necessitated by the loss of State’s Attorney Gerald “Jerry” Brady, who died June 13th.
By statute, the responsibility for appointing a replacement to the vacant Office of State’s Attorney is afforded to the County Board’s Chairman, with the consent of the Peoria County Board. A special meeting of the County Board has been scheduled for Tuesday August 6, 2019 at 4:30 PM CST, Room 403, in the County Board Chamber to confirm the appointment.