News Briefs

Peoria offers water rebates

The city of Peoria offers five water-saving rebates to Peoria water customers who wish to be more conscious of their water use. Rebates include a $100 high-efficiency toilet rebate, a “treebate” of up to $50 for planting an approved tree species, a credit of up to $250 for purchasing and installing a new smart irrigation controller reviewed by WaterSense, as well as xeriscape rebates and incentives.

Info: peoriaaz.gov/rebates, vimeo.com/747376415/19987f224e

Peoria receives economic development award for business videos

 The city of Peoria was recently presented with an economic development award from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) for the creation of “Open for Business – Every Entrepreneurs Dream Peoria.” The series was recognized with the Award of Merit: Multimedia Promotion at the annual AAED Fall Forum. Peoria helped support its business community by providing video promotion via social media channels. More than 100 local business videos were created, resulting in more than 186,000 views on Facebook alone.

Info: peoriaaz.info/openforbusiness.