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Community & Recreation
About Rock Island
Title: City Clerk
Phone: (309) 732-2010
The City Clerk is the
Freedom of Information
officer for the City, and all requests for information are filed initially with this office. Requests are forwarded to the appropriate department for response, which are returned to the customer through the City Clerk's office.
The City Clerk is the election official of the City. All filing of documents must be processed through the City Clerk's office. Packets of
and forms are prepared by the city clerk in September prior to the election year and are available to the persons interested in becoming an elected official. These individuals that have completed the requirements may file for their office in November with the City Clerk.
Annual & Temporary Business Licenses
The City Clerk issues a number of
annual and temporary licenses
for the City, some of which include tree trimming, plaza uses (vendors, events, cafes, etc.), itinerant merchants, taxi cab businesses, tobacco dealers, coin-operated game machines, pawn shops, raffles, sound amplification, etc. The City Clerk also coordinates all requests for street closings, block parties, races, runs, parades, etc., which utilize City streets.
Annual Statement of Economic Interest
The City Clerk is responsible for the listing of all staff members and commission / board members that need to complete an annual statement of economic interest for Rock Island County.
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