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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Demolition of the Downtown Rock Island Parking Garage

New Parking Lot Replacing Parking Ramp Map

Demolition of the downtown parking garage located at 16th Street and 3rd Avenue is scheduled to begin on Monday, November 28th. The parking garage will be closed to all users starting Sunday, November 27th at 3:00 p.m.

Demolition of the downtown parking garage located at 16th Street and 3rd Avenue is scheduled to begin on Monday, November 28th. The parking garage will be closed to all users starting Sunday, November 27th at 3:00 p.m. Vehicles remaining inside the parkin...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Holiday Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste Collection Schedule

Refuse truck and cart in neighborhood during leaf bag collection

During the week of the Thanksgiving holiday: Refuse will be on schedule Monday-Wednesday, rest of the week one day late; Recycling will be on schedule Tuesday-Wednesday, rest of the week one day late; Yard Waste will be on its normal collection schedule.

During the week of the Thanksgiving holiday: Refuse will be on schedule Monday through Wednesday, rest of the week one day late; Recycling will be on schedule Tuesday and Wednesday, rest of the week one day late; Yard Waste will be on its normal collectio...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Update Rock Island - November 14, 2022

Update RI

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.

Coffee with a Cop will be held this Thursday

The public is welcome to have a cup of coffee and conversation with Rock Island police officers on Thursday, November 17 at Nest Café, 1524 4th Ave., from 11 a.m. to noon.

 

The community is in...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Arrive Safely This Thanksgiving: Buckle Up!

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over / Click it or Ticket

Rock Island, IL – As millions of motorists hit the road to celebrate Thanksgiving, Illinois law enforcement will be working around the clock to make sure holiday travelers are buckled up and driving safely.

Rock Island Police Department is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois State Police to remind motorists to “Click It or Ticket.” 

The goal of this high-visibility effort is to reduce motor vehicle c...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

No Shave November Fundraiser

No Shave November Fundraiser

It’s been said with great beard comes great responsibility.

No Shave November has once again reared its fuzzy head at RIPD, but this year we chose to do things a little different by showing support and fundraising for the hairiest among us – those in need of adoption at Qc Paws. If you’re inter...

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Posted on: November 11, 2022

Make Someone's Day by Giving a Little Comfort this November

Rock Island Public Library logo with anniversary star Celebrating 150 years

The Rock Island Public Library Community Comforts Drive is collecting items for Heart of Hope and the Rocky Resource Room through December 3 at all RIPL locations. Donations of personal care supplies, tolietries, and other items are sought.

Library’s November Community Comforts Drive Collects for Heart of Hope, Rocky Resource Room: If you’re counting your blessings this November, you can pay that good fortune forward with the Rock Island Public Library’...

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Posted on: October 17, 2022

City Council adopts ARPA allocation plan

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Plans to spend $26.5 million include infrastructure, public safety, social service programs and more

City Council members on Monday, Oct. 10, approved a resolution adopting the City’s plan for allocating $26.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Following numerous planning sessions and meetings with City staff, council members, Mayor Mike...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Leaf Collection Program

Leaf Bags

The City of Rock Island is providing leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 17 through Friday, December 9, 2022.

The City of Rock Island is providing leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 17 through Friday, December 9, 2022, with the following conditions: customers must place the leaves in approved paper yard waste bags. ...

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