1. Mike Thoms

    Rock Island Partnership Launches Emergency Grant Fund for RI Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

    Rock Island, IL: In less than one week from launching their COVID-19 business assessment, the City of Rock Island and the Development Association of Rock Island, Inc. (DARI) launched the Small Business Stabilization Fund. Read on...
  2. Housing Needs Flier

    Housing Needs Assessment

    Final results of the Housing Needs Assessment Study... Read on...
  3. Update RI

    Update Rock Island - March 25, 2020

    Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Mike Thoms focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube. Read on...
  4. Refuse and Yard Waste Drop Off Center Closed

    In an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus the Refuse and Yard Waste Drop Off Center located at Millennium Waste, 13606 Knoxville Road, Milan, will be closed on Saturdays. Read on...
  5. Mike Thoms

    To all Rock Island Liquor License Holders:

    Late yesterday, the Illinois Liquor Control Commission issued COVID-19 Related Action issuing guidance on whether a State liquor license holder authorized to conduct on-premises alcoholic liquor sales only can sell "Packaged Sales" or "To Go Sales". Read on...
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    Rock Island Public Libraries Closed for COVID-19 Prevention

    Rock Island Public Library locations will be closed to the public from 8:00 pm, Monday, March 16 through 5:00 pm Saturday, April 4. At the present time, the library plans to reopen to the public on Monday, April 6. Read on...
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    Rock Island Parks and Recreation COVID-19 Closures

    Rock Island Parks & Recreation programming and facilities including the Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center will remain closed until April 8th. Read on...
  8. Census Photo

    2020 Census

    The Rock Island City Council is ALL IN for the 2020 Census! Read on...
  9. DIY Cleaning Solutions Event

    Be Clean AND Green with These Free RIPL Classes

    Homemade, natural cleaners are popular with people concerned about cost and the environment. The Rock Island Public Library will help people learn more about this topic with three hands-on classes for adults in March, April, and May. Read on...
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