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Posted on: November 18, 2014

Holiday Refuse, Yardwaste, and Recycling Collection Schedule

During the week of the Thanksgiving holiday, the following collection schedule will be in effect: Refuse, on schedule Monday through Wednesday, rest of week one day late; Yardwaste, normal collection schedule; Recycling, on... Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2014

Call for Nominations from ATSC for the Schwiebert Sustainability Leadership Award

Members of Rock Island’s Advanced Technology and Sustainability Consortium (ATSC) established the Mark W. Schwiebert Sustainability Leadership Award in April 2009 to honor former Mayor Mark Schwiebert for his 20 years of... Read on...

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Posted on: November 12, 2014

The Library Wants Your Input on Buildings and Services

The Rock Island Public Library is planning for future library needs and it wants your input. The library will host open community forums with veteran library planner George Lawson on Monday, November 24 and Tuesday,... Read on...

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Posted on: November 11, 2014

Update Rock Island - November 10, 2014

Update Rock Island is a segment at City council meetings given by Mayor Dennis Pauley focusing on news in Rock Island.

Veteran’s Day

City of Rock Island facilities will be open on Veteran’s Day,... Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2014

Road Closure, 13 ST 5-6 AV

Starting Thursday, October 30, 2014, 13th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues will be closed due to construction of the new City of Rock Island Police Station. The road closure is expected to last until construction of the... Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2014

Free Leaf Collection Program

The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 13 through Friday, December 5, 2014, with the following conditions:

•Customers must place the leaves in... Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2014

Keep Up with Rock Island Police Facility Progress

The City of Rock Island in conjunction with Gilbane/Valley has installed a web camera at the site of the new Police facility. The camera will allow residents to witness the construction of the new Police facility located at... Read on...