State of the City Speech

An Update on the City of Rock Island

Mayor Mike Thoms gave the annual State of the City Address at the City Council meeting on January 8, 2018. 
Topics included:
  • Staff and department updates 
  • Friends of Hauberg Partnership 
  • Friends of Douglas Park Partnership 
  • Forming new partnerships with private and public entities


  • City successes and unexpected set backs
  • City is financially stable
  • Vision for 2018 and beyond
  • Call to action - Positive things are happening in Rock Island. Support our local businesses and help us identify new opportunities