State of the City Speech

An Update on the City of Rock Island


Mayor Dennis E. Pauley gave the annual State of the City Address at the City Council meeting on February 1, 2016. A video presentation is also available for viewing.

Topics included:
  • New and expanded businesses in the past year
  • Staff and department updates
  • New and renovated housing
  • Balanced budget with Aa2 Moody's rating
  • Infrastructure and capital improvements
  • City successes
  • Revitalization after this summer's downtown fire
  • Plans for 2016 and beyond