Mayor Ardis has created the “The Peoria Commission on Sustainability and Green Technology”, which will lead the effort to increase "green" development and technology in Peoria. We plan to make Peoria a leader in Sustainable Development.

Mayor Ardis named Dr. Amir Al-Khafaji as Chairman of the Commission. Dr. Al-Khafaji is Chairman of the Bradley University Civil Engineering and Construction Department. A number of citizen leaders have been contacted and asked to serve on the Commission