Notice to the Residents of City of Rock Island regarding Community Development Block Grant Program....
The City of Rock Island, as a designated entitlement community, participates in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program as administered by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The over-arching goal of the CDBG program is to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities, especially for low-and-moderate income persons.
The City will host two (2) public input meetings for the purpose of gaining public input regarding community needs as they pertain to the established funding priorities in the City of Rock Island’s 5 Year Consolidated Plan. There will be opportunities to provide comments relating to city support of fair housing, neighborhood improvement, public facility improvements, and affordable housing priorities.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic the city will be holding virtual meetings:
May 18, 2021 from 1 – 2 pm. The meeting can be accessed as an online meeting through the following web address:
The meeting can also be accessed by phone:
1-971-220-8797 PIN 833 940 026#
May 19, 2021 from 6 – 7 pm. The meeting can be accessed as an online meeting through the following web address:
1 415-996-0617 PIN: ?401 100 446#
The public is encouraged to attend between the times listed above. It will take between five-to-twenty minutes to review priority options and provide comment.
If you have questions concerning the Listening Sessions, please call (309) 732-2904. Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in the meetings should contact:
Colleen Small-Vollman, Budget and Grants Manager
City of Rock Island
1528 Third Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201